Editing the social block

After you have integrated Twitter data into the Developer Portal social block, you can edit the content, appearance, and functionality of the social block.

Before you begin

You must have administrator access to complete this task.

You must have Twitter data integrated into the Developer Portal social block. For more information, see Integrating Twitter data into the social block.


  1. If the administrator dashboard is not displayed, click Manage to display it.
  2. On the administrator dashboard, click Structure > Pages.
  3. Click Edit next to the Welcome page (or next to the page that contains the social block that you want to edit).
  4. From the Variants navigation tree, select Panels > Content, and click Edit next to the Social Block.
    The Edit block window is displayed.
  5. Edit the social block by configuring any of the following options:
    Update the title as required.
    Number of tiles to display
    Configure the number of tiles that you want to display on the social block by entering a number in the Number of tiles to display field. The default number of tiles that are displayed on the social block is 9, and there is a limit of 100 tiles.
    Use the check boxes to specify the forum topics that you want to display.
    Get tweets from
    From the Get tweets from drop-down list, select whether you want to display Twitter data from users or a search term.
    Twitter search parameter
    Enter the Twitter search parameter.
    Types of tweets to display
    Select the types of tweets that you want to display from the drop-down list. You can select to display tweets, or tweets and replies.
  6. After you have configured the social block, click Update block.
    Your social block is configured, and the configurations are implemented when you return to the home page.