Set "do not track" parameter for Twitter widgets

Description

Pretty self-explanatory:

You may choose whether Twitter widgets on your site help to tailor content and suggestions for Twitter users. You can opt out of having information from your website used for personalization by following the instructions below.

Include the following snippet within the <meta> and <link> elements on your pages that include Twitter for Websites widgets:

While we're at it, also update the home page Twitter embed to avoid these numerous warnings in our JS-enabled Cucumber tests:

You may have been affected by an update to settings in embedded timelines. See https://twittercommunity.com/t/deprecating-widget-settings/102295. https://twitter.com/otw_status/lists/otw-tweets

How to test:

  • Check that the home page Twitter embed is displaying normally.

  • While it's difficult to tell whether the DNT setting actually works, we can check if the third-party cookies left by Twitter have changed, compared to the production site. No expectations here, though.

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redsummernight

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Priority

Medium

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None

Components

FrontEnd

Difficulty

Easy

Milestone

Internal 0.9
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