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Social media feed module

  Note that this page refers to home page templates prior to the 2019 university rebrand. New websites will use the rebranded style. If you'd like to update your existing home page template to the rebranded template, contact us.

social media feed automatically pulls posts from a social media channel and adds them to your home page. You can include posts from Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. 

How to

Create a social media feed module

  1. If a code block for each channel type has not been created, send us a request to have these code blocks created.
  2. On your website, edit the home page (main index page).
  3. Edit the first default Module section or create an additional module by clicking the green plus icon in the Module section label.
    Select module screenshot

  4. Select Social media feed in the Module type option. A social media feed editor section will appear.
    Select social media feed screenshot

  5. In the Channel dropdown field, select the type of channel (Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube). 
  6. Enter your channel username in the Channel username field (e.g. for the university's Facebook channel, the username is MyUOIT).
  7. Enter your channel homepage URL in the Channel page URL field (e.g.
  8. In the Code block field, browse to and select the code block created by the Web Team. Alternatively, we can add this block to the page for you. social media channel and code block options
  9. You can reorder modules by clicking on the navy upwards/downwards arrows for each module. Delete a module by clicking on the red x icon.
    reorder and delete module screenshot
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