Twitter Feed

Blocks ::: block_twitter
Maintained by Picture of Andrew DavidsonAndrew Davidson
A block to show a twitter feed with markup that can be styled via themes.

Twitter Feed 1.0

Moodle 2.8, 2.9, 3.0
Released: Friday, March 25, 2016, 6:29 PM

Twitter Feed Block for Moodle

Moodle block which a twitter feed with easily stylable markup

Requirements

This plugin requires Moodle 2.7 or greater

Changes

  • 2016-01-28 - Initial version

Installation

  • Install the plugin like any other plugin to folder /blocks/twitter
  • See http://docs.moodle.org/29/en/Installing_plugins for details on installing Moodle plugins
  • To enable the twitter block to contact the twitter API you will need to set up an application for twitter to use.
  • Visit https://apps.twitter.com/ and login with your twitter account to use this application.
  • For configuration on Moodle, you will need a Consuer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token, and an Access Token Secret.
  • Once you have these details, fill in the relevant settings for the block in moodle through the plugin administration interface.

Usage

The block_twitter plugin has 2 settings per instance: A setting for the number of tweets to show on the block. A setting for the twitter handle to get a list of tweets from.  Currently only 1 handle per block is supported.

Themes

block_twitter should work with all themes from moodle core.

Further information

Thanks

Thanks to Caroline Kennedy for ideas & suggestions

Copyright

2016 Andrew Davidson

Version information

Version build number
2016032500
Version release name
1.0
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
4cf30f08462a020e50818cb845bcbd5c
Supported software
Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.0

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the block folder.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to complete the installation
  5. Turn editing on in any home or course page.
  6. Add the block to the page
  7. Visit the config link in the block for more options.