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Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget

Shows the latest tweets from a Twitter account in a sidebar widget.

Does the widget show my tweets in real time?

Yes they're shown in real time, although you have to refresh the page for them to appear.

How can I modify the styles?

The plugin follows the standard rules for "ul" and "li" elements in the sidebar. You can set your own style modifying or overriding these rules: .really_simple_twitter_widget { /* your stuff / } .really_simple_twitter_widget li { / your stuff */ }

As for the linked username on the bottom (if enabled), you can customize it this way: div.rstw_link_user { /* your stuff */ }

I've enable user thumbnails. How can I make them look better?

You can use some CSS rules like these:

.really_simple_twitter_widget     { margin-left:0; }
.really_simple_twitter_widget li  { margin-bottom:6px; clear:both; list-style:none;   }
.really_simple_twitter_widget img { margin-right :6px; float:left; border-radius:4px; }

What options are available for the shortcode?

This is the complete option list. The boolean options can be set writing "true" or "false" as values.

TWITTER AUTHENTICATION

consumer_key : Consumer Key

consumer_secret : Consumer Secret

access_token : Access Token

access_token_secret : Access Token Secret

TWITTER DATA

username : Twitter Username

num : Show # of Tweets

skip_text : Skip tweets containing this text

skip_replies : Skip replies (value: true or false)

skip_retweets : Skip retweets (value: true or false)

WIDGET TITLE

title : Title

title_icon : Show Twitter icon on title (value: true or false)

title_thumbnail : Show account thumbnail on title (value: true or false)

link_title : Link above Title with Twitter user (value: true or false)

WIDGET FOOTER

link_user : Show a link to the Twitter user profile (value: true or false)

link_user_text : Link text

button_follow : Show a Twitter Follow Me button (value: true or false)

button_follow_text : Button text

ITEMS AND LINKS

linked : Show this linked text at the end of each Tweet

thumbnail : Include thumbnail before tweets (value: true or false)

thumbnail_retweets : Use author thumb for retweets (value: true or false)

hyperlinks : Find and show hyperlinks (value: true or false)

replace_link_text : Replace hyperlinks text with fixed text (e.g. "-->")

twitter_users : Find Replies in Tweets (value: true or false)

link_target_blank : Create links on new window / tab (value: true or false)

TIMESTAMP

update : Show timestamps (value: true or false)

date_link : Link timestamp to the actual tweet (value: true or false)

date_format : Timestamp format (e.g. M j )

DEBUG

debug : Show debug info (value: true or false)

erase_cached_data : Erase cached data (value: true or false)

encode_utf8 : Force UTF8 Encode (value: true or false)

Requires: 2.9+ or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-6
Downloads: 268,631

Ratings

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4.2 out of 5 stars

Support

2 of 7 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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