How to create and use Twitter Wall

This article will guide you through how to create and use a Twitter Wall app.

You can create Twitter Wall with Single or Wall view.

Wall view screenshot is below, you can see a live example here:

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Single view example, you can see a live example here.
 

Let's jump in and get started:

First, you will need to have your screens set up and paired. For more information on how to do that, click here.

Then log on to our portal: http://app.optisigns.com/

Go to Files/Assets, Click on "App" and add Twitter on your Account.

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Click Twitter:

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Enter your Twitter wall information:

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  • Name: Name of your Twitter Wall, this is the name of the wall in your asset list. It will not be displayed on your screens.

  • Post Type: Select if you want to use a Twitter Profile or Hashtag. Important: you can only set this one time during the creation of the asset, if you want to change this later, you should delete the old asset and create a new one.

  • Profile/Hashtag: Depend if you select Post Type is Profile or Hashtag, you will put the profile (for example https://twitter.com/NASA put nasa) or hashtag (for example https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ElonMusk&src=tyah put ElonMusk). It is recommended to search, check Twitter first to avoid typos.

  • Display Mode: Select Single Post ViewSocial Wall View or Social Kiosk View Click on each link to see examples.

  • Theme: Select Light or Dark Theme. You can also customize your background color if you select Custom.

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  • Speed: Select how fast you want the wall to scroll or switch between Twitter posts. You can also customize your speed if you select Custom.

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  • Font Size: Set the font size for the Twitter wall app.

You can click Advanced and set:

  • Moderation: This is option for you to moderate your content (show, hide certain posts), default is "Always show new posts" meaning all new posts are automatically show up, no review, approval needed. You can read more about content moderation feature here.
  • Filter Posts: By Time (i.e last 30 days) or by last XX number of posts.
  • Scrolling Strip Font Size: If you put the Instagram Business app to a SplitScreen zone that is a scrolling strip, you can set how big you want the scrolling text to be.

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That's all!

Congratulation! You have created your Twitter Wall.

You can change the wall any time by click on it in the Files/Assets tab.

 

You can assign the newly created wall to your screen by going to Screens, click Edit screens and assign the wall to screens that you want.

You can put the walls in a Playlist, Schedule too.

 

If you have any additional questions, concerns or any feedback about OptiSigns, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@optisigns.com or just submit a ticket here.

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