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"The Internet Is Watching" Widget

This is the source code for Battle for the Net's Save the Internet Act subcommittee hearing livestream widget. Click here to learn more.

How to install the widget on your site

Add this one line of JavaScript to any page, and you're good to go: (See the demo!)

<script src="" async></script>

You can change the positioning and do some customization via the BFTN_WIDGET_OPTIONS described below.

If you have any problems or questions regarding the widget, please submit an issue.

How it works

Add this widget to your site to display the following message at the bottom right (or left) side of the screen:

A screenshot of the widget

The widget is designed to appear once per user, per device, per day, but can be configured to display at a different interval. If you'd like to force it to show up on your page for testing, reload the page with #ALWAYS_SHOW_WIDGET at the end of the URL.

Please take a look at widget.js if you want to see exactly what you're embedding on your page.

The widget is compatible with Firefox, Chrome (desktop and mobile), Safari (desktop and mobile), Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11.

Customization options

If you define an object called BFTN_WIDGET_OPTIONS before including the widget code, you can pass some properties in to customize the default behavior.

<script type="text/javascript">
     * Sets the position of the widget on the page. Can be 'left' or 'right'.
     * Defaults to 'right'.
    position: 'right', // @type {string}

     * Set the language of the widget. Can be "en" for English or "es" for Spanish.
     * Defaults to null, which will obey the nagivator.language setting of the
     * viewer's browser.
    language: null, // @type {string}

     * Specify view cookie expiration. After initial view, modal will not be
     * displayed to a user again until after this cookie expires. Defaults to
     * one day.
    cookieExpirationDays: 1, // @type {number}

     * Prevents the widget iframe from loading Google Analytics. Defaults to
     * false. (Google Analytics will also be disabled if doNotTrack is set on
     * the user's browser.)
    disableGoogleAnalytics: false, // @type {boolean}

     * Always show the widget. Useful for testing. Defaults to false.
    alwaysShow: false, // @type {boolean}
<script src="" async></script>