Add a Twitter widget to NexSigns

You can integrate Twitter as part of your digital signage easily by creating a widget in your own Twitter account.

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Create a Twitter widget

  1. Open a Web Browser
  2. Navigate to https://publish.twitter.com
  3. Enter your desired Twitter link

    example
    https://twitter.com/kuusoft
  4. Select Embedded Timeline



  5. Scroll down and verify the preview of the Twitter widget
  6. Click on Copy Code 



  7. The WebScript has been copied to your clipboard - leave this tab open as it may be used later

Add the Twitter widget to a WebScript Channel 

  1. Open a New Browser Tab
  2. Login to OnePass(For more information, see How to access OnePass)
  3. Click on Application then select NexSigns



  4. Click on Start Action on your intended Product License
  5. Select Manage Channel located in the left menu
  6. Click on Create New Channel 
  7. Enter a Channel Name, Description, and Select WebScript in the Channel Type drop down menu



  8. Select Continue to finish creating a new WebScript Channel



  9. Paste the WebScript code previously copied on the Twitter website into the WebScript / Embed Script text box



  10. Click on Update and you will see a preview of the Twitter widget



  11. You have successfully configured a Twitter Widget


Ensure to create a LayoutContainer, and connect it to the Twitter Widget WebScript Channel then Publish it to view it on your signage.

When creating a Screen Layout for your display, we recommend a 20% ratio for your Vertical Container for your Twitter widget.

The recommended minimum is 15% and the recommended maximum is 25%.

Applies to

NexSigns 2.x, NexSigns 3.X. OnePass 3.1.x

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