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Twitter LiveBlog

Twitter LiveBlog is a plugin that lets you liveblog on your WordPress blog using Twitter.

How do I start a new liveblog post?

Send a Twitter update that begins with "//NLB//" (this is case sensitive). This will create a new WordPress post. Any text following the "//NLB//" will be used as the title of the post. For example, the Twitter update "//NLB// Sample Post" will create a new WordPress post with the title "Sample Post". If no text follows "//NLB//", the WordPress post will have the default title "Live Blogging".

How do I end a liveblog post?

Send a Twitter update that begins with "//ELB//" (this is case sensitive). This will end the liveblog post. Any subsequent Twitter updates will be ignored and will not be added to this liveblog post.

How do I send updates to an open liveblog post?

All Twitter updates sent after sending a "//NLB//" update will be added to the liveblog post. Each Twitter update will appear on its own line preceded by a timestamp.

Can I use this plugin with the Twitter Tools plugin?

Yes. The liveblog post created by Twitter LiveBlog will not cause Twitter Tools to send a "New blog post" notification to Twitter.

Why are my Twitter updates not showing up in a liveblog post?

Make sure that you are using the correct username/password for the Twitter account. Go to the Twitter LiveBlog Options page (Options > Twitter LiveBlog) to set your Twitter account information and save your settings. Make sure you are using "//NLB//" in your Twitter update to begin a new post.

Requires: 2.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7.1
Last Updated: 2009-4-10
Downloads: 6,896


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