Shortcode – Googlemaps

To embed content from google maps:

  1. Make sure the Jetpack plugin is enabled and you have activated the shortcode module.
  2. Open a map page find and copy the embed code.
  3. Create a page or post (or edit an existing one.
  4. Switch to the Text Editor and paste in the code.
  5. Publish or update your post.

Here is a screenshot of the bottom left of a google map.

Click the cog to get the embed code:

googlemap-embed

This open a lightbox where you can choose the embed code, the size and copy the code:

embed-map

 

Which gives:

Shortcode – Twitter

Once you have enabled the twitter-timeline feature you can paste in the embed code for a tweet and it will be nicely formatted.

You can find the code to embed a tweet buy clicking the elipsis and choosing embed:
tweet-embed

Extra Sidebar Widgets – Twitter Timeline

UPDATE September 2018: Twitter Widget on Glow Blogs Change

You can no longer display a search only a twitter users timeline.

  1. Turn on Jetpack Plugin: Dashboard->Plugins
  2. Activate the Extra Sidebar Widgets: Dashboards-> Jetpack->Settings
  3. In the Widget Area of your Dashboard add the twitter timeline widget.
  4. Add your twitter username to the widget and that is it.

On this post we use the Widget Visibility jetpack feature only to show the twitter timerline widget for @glowscot’s tweets. You will only see it on this post in single post view.