Displaying a live Twitter feed

Displaying a Twitter feed on a site can help to keep the content fresh, and to show that a product or service is being actively discussed. In this recipe, we will be using a Twitter widget to display the live Twitter feed for Drupal's Twitter account, as follows:

Displaying a live Twitter feed

How to do it...

We will first set up a new text format to use for adding JavaScript code. We will then create a new block and generate the Twitter widget code that loads the Twitter feed from Drupal's Twitter account. Finally, we will copy the code and place it in a new block.

  1. Select Configuration from the admin menu, then select Text formats.
  2. Select +Add text ...

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