Applications

Just like modules, EasySocial comes with applications built inside it. You can learn how to configure applications, from adding to deleting, here in this section.

Twitter Apps

This Twitter Apps allows site administrators to integrate EasySocial with Twitter.

Firstly, you will need to configure Twitter Apps on your site. For further information and explanation, please read through Twitter Configuration documentation.

Twitter Autoposting

This is a new feature developed in EasySocial to directly autopost stories to Twitter whenever users post new status update from the story form. The following screenshot shows the Twitter autopost icon on the story form.

Twitter Autoposting

In order for users to use this feature, they must first associate their login account with Twitter. After they have authenticated their login account with Twitter, only then this Twitter autopost icon is displayed on the story form.

Twitter Autoposting Options

This Twitter autopost can be set under this Twitter App which can be accessed through Components > EasySocial > Applications > Applications > (Twitter).

Twitter Autoposting

Under the Auto Posting tab, you may find this option Allow Auto Posting Story Form and set it to Yes. Click on Save button to store the new settings.

Twitter Autoposting

Twitter Widget

EasySocial also introduced new and interesting feature which is Twitter Widget. This feature enabled EasySocial to crawl your Twitter account using API and retrieve the latest or recent tweets from your Twitter. The following screenshot shows how the Twitter widget displays on your site.

Twitter Widget

Twitter Widget Options

This Twitter widget can be set under this Twitter App on Profile tab. You may find this option Display Recent Tweets and set it to Yes and specify the height of the widget. Click on Save button to store the new settings.

Twitter Widget