WPTWIT is a plugin for WordPress which integrates Twitter into your site. With a useful sidebar widget and a powerful templating system, this plugin allows you to keep your visitors updated with your latest tweets. You can see the plugin in action by looking at my sidebar. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Just download it already! Or, are you having trouble? I can help!
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- Simple templating system.
- Automatic time offset detection.
- Included sidebar module/widget.
- Uses the integrated WordPress RSS parser.
- Download the plugin.
- Unzip to your plugins directory.
- Activate the plugin.
- Go to Options — WPTWIT.
- Enter the URL of your Twitter RSS in the Feed URL field. You can use the URL by going to bottom of your Twitter page and right clicking
- Enter the number of statuses you would like to display in the Number of Statuses to Display field.
- Put anything you would like to appear before the list in the Before List field. (eg.
- Put anything you would like to appear after the list in the After List field. (eg.
- Enter the date format you would like to use in the Date Format field, according to the PHP format.
- Enter the template you would like to use in the Default Status Template field. Use the template tags in it. (eg.
<li class="current"><a href="%link%" rel="bookmark" title="%time_ago%, ago I was %status%"><span class="time">%date%</span><span class="status">I was <strong>%status%</strong>.</span></a></li>)
- Enter the template you would like to use for your latest status in the Current Status Template. Use the template tags in it. (eg.
<li class="current"><a href="%link%" rel="bookmark" title="%time_ago%, ago I was %status%"><span class="time">%date%</span><span class="status">I am <strong>%status%</strong>.</span></a></li>)
- Click Update Options ».
You should be able to add the
Twitter Module to any widget-enabled theme. It will automatically call the list, with a containing div class of
sb-twitter. If your theme does not support widgets, you can call
<?php ae_wptwit_output(); ?> to produce similar output.
- Displays the username from twitter feed.
- The status message with username stripped.
- The twitter status message.
- Output the parity of the message. (Odd or even, starting from current message as odd)
- The date of message; formatted according to date format above.
- How many hours/minutes ago the status was sent; if over 24 hours will say ‘over 24 hours’; if over 2 hours, will say ‘over x hours’; if less than 2 hours, will say how many hours/minutes ago
- Outputs a link to the status on Twitter.
- Initial public release
- Added better time zone support
- Added support for PHP 4
- Improved time zone support
- Added a %parity% tag for styling.
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