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HL Twitter

HL Twitter stores tweets from multiple accounts and displays them via widget, archives and shortcodes as well as auto-tweeting new posts.

  1. Upload hl_twitter directory to your /wp-content/plugins directory
  2. Activate plugin in WordPress admin
  3. In WordPress admin, go to Twitter. You will be asked to link the plugin to your Twitter account.
  4. Add the user(s) you wish to store tweets for. You can also import their most recent tweets.
  5. To tweet from within WordPress visit the WordPress Admin Dashboard or look at the bottom of a Post page

To modify the widget theme:

  1. Copy the hl_twitter_widget.php file from /wp-content/plugins/hl-twitter to /wp-content/themes/your-current-theme/
  2. Edit the new hl_twitter_widget.php file in your theme directory
  3. You can now update the plugin as normal and your changes will not be overwritten

To modify the archive theme:

  1. Copy the hl_twitter_archive.php file from /wp-content/plugins/hl-twitter to /wp-content/themes/your-current-theme/
  2. Edit the new hl_twitter_archive.php file in your theme directory
  3. You can now update the plugin as normal and your changes will not be overwritten

To modify the shortcode theme:

  1. In your current theme directory (e.g. /wp-content/themes/twentyten/) make a file called functions.php if it does not already exist.
  2. In functions.php create a function called hl_twitter_shortcode()
  3. This function will be passed two variables: $tweets and $num_tweets
  4. Generate the necessary HTML and return it, DO NOT ECHO.

Requires: 2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-1-18
Downloads: 109,325

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