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Tweet Cloud

Cloud of popular words and phrases from a user's Twitter profile.

Code

Tweet Cloud

<?php sm_tweet_cloud("USERNAME", WORDLIMIT, WORDLINKS, REMOVE_TYPES, EXCLUDES) ?>

Profile Link

<?php sm_tweet_link("USERNAME") ?>

Sidebar Widget

Copy and paste this into sidebar.php after a </li> tag or the first <ul> tag

<?php sm_tweet_widget("USERNAME", WORDLIMIT, WORDLINKS, REMOVE_TYPES) ?>

Parameters

USERNAME (remember to enclose in quotations "")

The user name assigned to your account

WORDLIMIT (can only be a number, don't enclose in quotations)

The amount of words displayed in the Cloud

default = 20

MINCHAR (can only be a number, don't enclose in quotations) [deprecated - use EXCLUDES]

Filters words to this set minimum amount of characters so they won't be counted and listed

default = 3

WORDLINKS (can only be true or false, don't enclose in quotations)

Sets whether words display as links in the cloud (on = true, off = false)

default = true

REMOVE_TYPES (can include any or all of '@', '#', and 'RT')

Doesn't count tweets beginning with @, #, or RT respectively

default = array()

EXCLUDES

Array of common words to exclude from cloud

default = array('a','an','and','are','as','at','be','but','by','can','can\'t','do','does','don\'t','for','from','get','have','he','her','his','i','i\'m','in','is','it','me','my','not','of','on','one','or','say','she','that','the','their','they','this','to','we','will','won\'t','with','you')

Release Notes

1.5

  • Changed URL references to new site

1.4

  • Type modifying paramater to remove different tweet types
  • List of exclusions added to filter out common words (deprecates $minchar)
  • Saves data to local file to prevent unnecessary Twitter search calls

1.3

  • Uses JSON formatted Twitter Search API to speed up data retrieval process
  • Doesn't require user ID parameter
  • Results parameter added to alter number of tweets processed at a time

1.2

  • Links each word to a Twitter Search result of your status updates that they originated from
  • Wordlinks parameter added to set links on/off
  • XHTML compliance with W3C standards

1.1

  • Displays words in most common case format (i.e. WordPress instead of wordpress)
  • cURL used for feed access instead of relying on allow_url_fopen being on
  • Improved error handling including newly added user name check

Requires: 1.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 2010-1-7
Downloads: 1,755

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