SOCIAL WALL: STEP BY STEP USER GUIDE

Creating your Social Wall is easy and it will take no more than 3 minutes to get your Social Wall up and running. This step by step user guide will help you get started with creating your Social Wall.

LOGIN

Click on Login on the Social Wall Website or go to http://socialwall.com.au/swuser/

Social Wall Login Button

Enter the registered email address and password and click on Sign me in.

Social Wall Dashboard Login

USER TAB

Once logged in you will be presented with the Social Wall Dashboard. By Default the User Tab will be displayed. On this User Tab you will be able to change some of your personal details like your First Name, Last Name, Password and Email Address. Make sure after changing any of the details you click on the Submit button.

At the bottom of the page you will see the You Social Wall URL. This is a unique URL that you will need to use to display your Social Wall. If you click on the Preview button without configuring your Social Profiles, then a blank wall will be displayed.

If you are looking at embedding Social Wall into a website,intranet page or WordPress then use the iFrame code supplied.

You will also be able to make Yearly or Monthly subscription payments using Paypal (or Credit Card).

Social Wall User Guide User Tab - Social Wall

GENERAL TAB

On this Tab you will be able to set a fixed Width (pixels) and Height (pixels) of the Social Wall. This is the resolution of the screen you intend to display the Social Wall on. In this example we are using a resolution of 1920×1080 (Full HD).

Social Wall Dashboard General Tab Width Height

You can also set the number of columns on the Social Wall. We recommend you don’t set this above 6 unless you’re planning to use it on a large video wall otherwise the size of the posts become too small. The Auto Scroll option gives you the ability to have the Social Wall auto scroll automatically (bottom up).

Social Wall General Column Autoscroll

If you click on Yes for Auto Scroll you also have the option to set the Pause Scrolling On Mouse Hover. If you select Yes, then if the mouse is over a post, the scrolling will pause. Read this post New Feature: Pause On Hover Option and Pause Scrolling On Mouse Over for more details on how to use this feature.

Social Wall General Autoscroll Mouse Hover

You will also notice there is a Responsive Option.If you select Yes for Responsive, then our system will automatically resize the Social Wall to fit on your screen. For example if it’s displayed on a Mobile phone, the Social Wall will automatically adjust itself to display the posts in one column. If it’s on a tablet, then the Social Wall will automatically adjust itself to display with two columns.

Social Wall Responsive

You can sort how the social posts are displayed on your Social Wall by Newest to Oldest, Oldest to Newest or Randomly.

Sort Social Posts On The Social Wall

The Enable Social Media Account enables you to select which social media posts to display. Just make sure that you’ve set up the Social Profiles before enabling it otherwise you may see a white screen. If you decide not to display a particular Social Profile, then just deselect it. Make sure to click on Submit after making any changes to this page.

Social Wall Dashboard Enable Social Media Account

FACEBOOK TAB

Click on the Facebook Tab. Enter the usernames of your Facebook page or profile you want to display on the Social Wall. Read this post if you want to know How to Create A Username For Your Facebook Page.

You can add multiple usernames by using a comma in between the usernames. You can set the number of total posts that will be displayed from Facebook. Press Submit to save.

Social Wall Dashboard Facebook

TWITTER TAB

Click on the Twitter Tab. Enter the usernames of the Twitter accounts you want to display on the Social Wall. You can add multiple usernames by using a comma in between the usernames. You can also display Twitter posts that have a specific hashtags e.g Winter, Summer. You can set the number of total posts that will be displayed from Twitter. If you want to block any particular user from displaying on the Social Wall when using specific hashtags, enter their username in the Username(s) to Block field. Press Submit to save.
NOTE: The more posts you display the longer it will take to download and display the images.

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INSTAGRAM TAB

Click on the Instagram Tab. Enter the Instagram ID accounts you want to display on the Social Wall. You can add multiple IDs by using a comma in between the IDs. If you don’t know what your Instagram ID is, then use this tool Click Here.  You can also display Instagram posts that have a specific hashtags e.g Winter, Summer. You can set the number of total posts that will be displayed from Instagram. If you want to block any particular user from displaying on the Social Wall when using specific hashtags, enter their username in the Username(s) to Block field. Press Submit to save.
NOTE: The more posts you display the longer it will take to download and display the images.

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YOUTUBE TAB

Click on the YouTube Tab. Enter the YouTube accounts you want to display on the Social Wall. You can add multiple usernames by using a comma in between the usernames. You can set the number of total posts that will be displayed from YouTube. Press Submit to save.

Social Wall Dashboard YouTube

PINTEREST TAB

Click on the Pinterest Tab. Enter the Pinterest accounts you want to display on the Social Wall. You can add multiple usernames by using a comma in between the usernames. You can set the number of total posts that will be displayed from Pinterest. Press Submit to save.

Social Wall Dashboard Pinterest

HASHTAG MODERATION

With hashtag moderation, you’ll be able to select which hashtag posts to display. Once you set the hashtag on the Twitter and Instagram Tabs (Facebook is not available), you can then moderate these in the Hashtag Moderation Tab.
Click on Enable Moderation and a list of all the hashtag posts will be displayed in the dashboard. This does not display it on the Social Wall unless it is set to ON.

Social Wall User Guide Hashtag Moderation Tab - Moderation

From the list you can then select which posts to display. If the display button is set to OFF it is not being displayed on the Social Wall, but if it’s set to ON then it will be displayed.

Social Wall - Enable Hashtag Moderation ListSocial Wall - Enable Hashtag Moderation List

There are a few other options you can use as well:

Auto Refresh – this will refresh the list in the Hashtag Moderation Tab every x min so you don’t have to basically click on the refresh button or refresh the page to see any new hashtags.So every x minutes the list will refresh and it will go down to the first post that is set to OFF so you can moderate
Display All – when ON has pressed all the posts in the hashtag moderation list will be set to ON meaning they will be displayed on the Social Wall. This is just a quick way to set all the post to display on the social wall. If OFF is set then all the hashtag posts will be set to OFF and will not be displayed. Please note for a list that has many posts this may take a while to automatically set them to ON.
Action – the clear button resets the hashtag moderation list so that it’s blank. You can use this when changing hashtags and just need to clear the list. Submit is when you make a change it send the information.

Read this post for more information on how to use Hashtag Moderation: How to use Hashtag Moderation Feature

CUSTOM POSTS

With customs posts, you will be able to display custom messages on the Social Wall. The custom post can be an image, text with a button linking to a website or URL. Click on Create Post, then add an Image, Description, the text for the Button (example Read  More) with a URL link. If you don’t want to display the Button then delete Read More and leave the field empty. Make sure Active is selected to Yes. Read this post for more information on how to use Custom Posts: Display Custom Posts on Social Wall

Social Wall Custom Posts Add

The List tab will display all the Custom Posts and you can delete or edit each one.

WORDS BLACKLIST

If you want to moderate or filter some of the posts from your Social Wall then enter the list here. You can use multiple words and also use the wildcard * to filter based on parts of a word. Read this post for more info: Social Wall Moderation

Social Wall Dashboard Words Blacklist

You can also add the term “RT” if you’re looking at not displaying Twitter Re-Tweet. This is a great feature when you’re using Hashtags and you don’t want to display duplicate content that are just re-tweets. Read this post for more information: How to remove retweets from your Social Wall

DISPLAY YOUR SOCIAL WALL

Once you’ve setup the Social Profiles and have enabled them, copy your Social Wall URL and paste it on a browser or digital signage software. We have also included an iFrame code so you can easily paste this on your website. Read this post to learn How To Embed A Social Wall On Your Website.

If you have a WordPress site, you can copy the iFrame code for WordPress and paste this on your page or post. We have also built a WordPress Plugin called Social Wall Widget that easily allows you to add the iFrame code in a widget. Read this post to learn How to display a Social Wall in WordPress.

Social Wall User Guide Display Social Wall

Your Social Wall will look like this:

Social Wall Example