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Twitter Blog

Tweets your post, then captures tweets replying to that tweet and converts them to comments.

This plugin is no longer supported.

Updated to use Twitter OAuth. You'll have to re-login to Twitter. Basic Authentication is scheduled to end in June breaking all versions of this plugin before version 0.8

Twitter Blog will not only tweet your blog post, but it will also check hourly for replies to that tweet and turn it into a comment on that blog post. It also uses the bit.ly API for URL shortening and adds link generated to your bit.ly account for tracking purposes. Tweets with a hashtag of #blog (customizable) will also be converted to a blog post.

Current Features

  • Tweets about your blog post on posting
  • Creates a bit.ly link when your blog post is tweeted and adds it to your bit.ly link history
  • Checks for replies to the tweet hourly and converts them to comments
  • Direct Message is sent to the user notifying them their tweet has been added to your blog post
  • Comment will be moderated and administrator will be notified according to system settings.
  • Customizable Tweet format
  • Converts tweets with #blog hashtag to a blog post. (Hashtag is customizable)
  • Allows for Start and End parts of tweet to be customized.

Future Enhancements

  • Use the Twitter user's image for the comment image
  • Add Twitter hashtags to tweets for individual posts

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 2012-5-16
Downloads: 12,803

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