Special Content Streams
Populate your Essential Grids with your YouTube or Vimeo Videos, or imagery from your Instragram, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Obtain an API Key from your YouTube account
Login to your Google account, then visit the Google Developers’ console, and select “Create Project”.
Next, give your new “project” a name and select “Create”.
Next, from the “Credentials” tab on the left-hand side, click the “Create Credentials” button, and choose “API key”.
And then choose “Browser Key”.
Then give your new API Key a name, and click “Create”.
And then copy the generated API Key over to your Grid.
To get your YouTube channel ID, login to your Google account, and then visit your Advanced Account Settings page.
Login to your account at Vimeo.com, and visit your main profile page:
Next, copy the username from the url in the browser’s address bar:
Additional Vimeo Stream Options
Enter Instagram Access Token. Follow this article to see how to receive an Access Token.
Please remember that if your application is in Instagram Sandbox mode you will only see max 20 items and only from your own account (no other account).
Enter the Username of the Instagram account.
Obtain an API key from your Flickr account
Login to your Flickr account, and then from the App Garden page, click “Apple for your online key now”.
Next, select “Apply for a Non-Commercial Key”.
Finally, fill out the form and click “Submit”.
And then copy the “Key” into your Grid.
Obtain your API credentials.
- Important Note:
Facebook now requires you to submit your Facebook Application for review and approval before it could be used for your Facebook Stream. Refer to this link for more information.
Login to your Facebook account, then visit the link below and select “Create Developer Account” from step #2.
Next, visit the link below and select “Create new Facebook App”.
Select your Facebook App and navigate to “Settings” > “Basic” and fill in the required information and click on “Add Platform” at the bottom.
Then, select “App Review”.
Next, click on “Start Submission” button.
Select the “Select the items you want to include in this submission” and click “Add Items”.
Once your Facebook App has been approved, go to “Settings” > “Basic” and locate your “App ID”, then click the “Show” button to reveal the “App Secret”.
Enter your Facebook Page's URL
Obtain your API credentials.
Login to your Twitter account, and then visit the apps page:
And then click “Create New App”.
Next, give your new App a Name, short Description, and also enter your website’s URL.
And then scroll to the bottom, accept the terms and click “Create your Twitter Application”.
Then visit the “Keys and Access Tokens” tab, and copy your Consumer Key and Consumer Secret.
Next, toward the bottom of the page, click the “Create my access token” button.
And then copy the Access Token and Access Secret.
Twitter Account Name
Next, enter your Twitter’s account name (without the @ symbol), and then choose what Tweets to include/exclude.