Monitoring Twitter searches live in SugarCRM

sugarcrmdevelopers —  May 28, 2012

So, for the third part of our series of we have a simple integration with Twitter to talk about.

What if you wanted to monitor Twitter search streams inside of Sugar but didn’t know how? Well we’re going to show a simple way in which you can add a dashlet to your Sugar dashboard and monitor, tweet, retweet and reply to tweets all from inside Sugar.

First things first, you need to put this script somewhere.

Shown below is the script:

Add this to a web server you can access, remembering the location you’ve put it in and make sure to modify the search parameter in the script to match the search term you want to find.

So you’ll need to a new dashlet. Do this like below:

Add the title you wish, make the height as above to make it look good and don’t turn on auto-refresh as it automatically refreshes. Update website location to the location you’ve uploaded the web script to.

Once you’ve done that you should see something like this:

Enjoy…