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Connecting Foursquare to Squarespace

Foursquare provides personalized recommendations for local venues, and tracks your checkins on the Swarm app. This guide explores different ways you can use Foursquare with Squarespace.

Here's what you can do with this integration:

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Connect your Foursquare account

To authorize your account:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Settings.
  2. Click Connected Accounts.
  3. Click Connect Account.
  4. Select Foursquare Swarm from the Social Accounts menu.
  5. Log in using your Foursquare username and password. 

Add a social icon

To display a social icon:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Settings.
  2. Click Social Links.
  3. Add your Foursquare profile link. 
  4. Check Show Social Icon.
  5. Click Save.

For more detailed steps, visit Adding social links.

After adding your Foursquare link, the social icon will automatically display in most templates, but not all of them. You can also add social icons using the Social Links Block.

Pull content from Foursquare using a block 

You can display your Foursquare activity on your pages using the Foursquare Swarm Block. This is a great way to embed your Foursquare content on your site without using third-party widgets.

Tip: We update the connection with your Foursquare account about every 30 minutes. To manually refresh the connection, return to Connected Accounts, click your Foursquare account, and then click Reset Data.
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Connecting Foursquare to Squarespace