Third Party Integration

Google Hangout on Air

With Hangouts On Air, you can host and broadcast live discussions and performances to the world through your YouTube channel or Google+ Home page. You can also edit and share a copy of the broadcast.

As a participant, you can join Hangouts On Air from your computer.

Host Hangouts On Air

To broadcast Hangouts On Air, you need the following:

AddThis Widget

The AddThis widget provides a menu that displays a variety of social media icons with the purpose of allowing a user to share the current page they are on among other users on their social network and via email. Clicking an icon will allow a user to share the page on the selected social network.  Icons are included for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+  and email.

Google Analytics

The OpenScholar® platform fully supports Google Analytics, which allows you to keep track of website visits, demographic information, most popular pages, and many other website metrics. Understanding your website analytics is crucial in ensuring that your website goals are successful. It can also be valuable tool for monitoring and revising specific content strategies. In addition, Google Analytics gives you access to a robust selection of reports which can be emailed to you on a scheduled basis.

Google Maps

Sometimes it is useful to include a map on one of your pages. In the text editor of your content, you can add a Google map link to appear inline with your content.

Twitter Widget

The Twitter Widget displays a feed of recent tweets for a given Twitter account. Once you create a Twitter widget, you can choose to display the most recent feeds from a Twitter username, hashtag, or search term to be shown in the box. You can also give the widget a unique name and description as well as control how many tweets you want to appear within the widget. You may also encourage visitors to follow you by checking the “include a follow me” link option.