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Introducing ShortPoint Twitter Design Element

Twitter ShortPoint Design Element is here as part of the new Social Media Intranet Kit Category in the ShortPoint Page Builder. Using this Design Element, you can embed a Twitter profile feed into your SharePoint pages.

Here is a sample of how the Twitter Design Element may look like on your page: 

Twitter example

Note: Take a look at the demo page we have set up for Twitter Design Element and see it in action by following our demo page.

You can find it by either clicking the Social category at the top:

Social - Twitter

or by typing "twitter" in the search bar:

Twitter - search

Selecting the Twitter Design Element will open its Settings tab allowing to customize various options.  


Before we begin

Kindly note that Twitter Design Element will not work or work not properly in Internet Explorer browser, including IE 11. 

To know more about this issue, check our article: ShortPoint Twitter Design Element No Longer Works in IE 11.

Customization options

In the Settings tab of the Twitter Design Element, you can see options that would let you customize how you want the Twitter profile feed look like on your page.

Twitter feed URL

To add Twitter profile feed to your SharePoint page, you need to get its URL first:

Twitter feed URL

The URL can be extracted from the address bar by visiting the Twitter profile feed that you want to embed in your browser:

Twitter URL

Dark theme

You can use a dark color scheme to increase contrast. Enable it by toggling the option on:

Dark theme


The following set of options allows you to control the size and responsiveness of the Twitter Design Element: 

Size - Twitter Design Element

The Width and Height options are pretty self-explanatory. The Width has a minimum value of 220 pixels, while the minimum Height is 200 pixels. Simply use the slider to set the value or type it in the input field on the right.  

The Design Element is responsive by default.


A quick preview on how ShortPoint Twitter Design Element could look like on your SharePoint page:

Twitter example

We hope this article has been helpful for you, and now you know how to use the Twitter Design Element easily. Happy embedding!

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