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WP Tweet Button

The WordPress implementation of the official Twitter Tweet Button.


  • Added SSL support.


  • Fixed Google Tracking link.
  • Updated preview images.


  • Added option for blogs experiencing character encoding issues.


  • Added option to exclude button blow posts in the archives (No After in Archives)
  • Optimized code resulting in cleaner text cuts
  • Added support for %POSTCONTENT% variable in tweet customizations
  • Added "Long Tweet Mode" (In case you don't want to use %POSTCONTENT% as your "Custom text"). This allows you to auto-tweet the first part of your content followed by a link that takes the reader to the entry on your site.
  • Links are included in all Autotweets by default. Option to select action has been removed.


  • Added support for # Analytics query delimiter (for people that use setAllowAnchor). Enabling this option may require clearing your shortlink cache by using the "Delete all previously saved shortlinks when I save." option.
  • Prevents id duplication when forcing manual placement.


  • Contains Bugfix related to stuck shorturls after previewing post.


  • Added option to use author configured twitter account as recommended user.
  • Added RPC publishing auto-tweet support.
  • Added oAuth enabled Goo.gl tracking under Advanced Settings.

  • Added goo.gl support (requires PHP json)
  • Cleaned up some code.
  • Added validation tests.
  • Resolves issue where superfluous requests to shorteners are sent.
  • Additional settings for auto-tweeting.
  • hasbutton bugfix in manual placement


  • New feature allows admins to set default twitter account, ignoring author settings.


  • Bugfix related to shortlinks and links on main page.

  • Improved shortlink handling in WordPress 3.1. Shortlink settings in this plugin can be set as universal by checking the "Add rel=shortlink to head" box.


  • Addresses issue related to related users.
  • Addresses issue related to Transposh Translation and short URLs.
  • Addresses issue related to links on main blog page.

  • Addresses issue where a single shortlinks is generated and saved for all posts on the main page.
  • Added option to clear shortlink cache per post/page.


  • Transposh Translation Filter support.
  • Added option to remove styles in RSS feeds.
  • Improved compatibility with All in One SEO (thanks to monodistortion)


  • Bugfix related to Auto-Tweeting and custom menus.
  • Added option to delete all previously saved shortlinks.


  • Fix for sites that don't have PHP5.


  • Supports Auto-Tweeting.
  • Supports rel="shortlink"
  • Supports exclusion by custom post type.
  • Added option to strip www from WordPress 3.0 shortener.
  • Added option to disable wp.org shortener.
  • Resolves issue with blogs where home is not the front page.
  • Bugfix for awe.sm users (keys should be entered).

  • Bugfix for sites that don't use permalinks.


  • Added option to place script in footer instead of header.
  • Faster execution due to code optimization.
  • Additional filters added allowing developers to add their own URL shorteners.
  • Removed IDN URL from the tweet button at the bottom of the config page.

  • Support for PHP versions lower than 5.
  • Bug fix for sites with multiple users.


  • Added "Force manual placement" option.
  • Added rel="me" option.
  • Added %BLOGHASHTAGS% and %BLOGHASHCATS% options.
  • Added support for no-javascript clients as an option.
  • Adjusted for Twitter's new javascript.

  • Added awe.sm support.

  • Added j.mp support.


  • Typos and spelling. No functionality updates.


  • Google Analytics support for campaigns.
  • Added more placement options (archives, search, excerpts).
  • Option to exclude button from the bottom of posts on front page when before and after is selected.
  • Templating related bug fixes.
  • Users can set custom hook priority for advanced positioning.


  • test builds classified as 1.9.2


  • Saves options in an array (fewer DB requests)
  • Resolves quotes bug.
  • Option to add rel for SEO.
  • Better RSS support.
  • Better templating support.
  • Added hooks for developers: wp_tweet_button_long_url, wp_tweet_button_url, wp_tweet_button
  • Supports output in data tags.
  • only supporting manual placement inside the loop.
  • built-in alignment.
  • Caching options for WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache.


  • More discreet controls for post/page edit screens.
  • Added support to disable button for mobile browsing using WPTouch
  • counturl support added for consistent url counts across URL shorteners


  • Object oriented codebase
  • Removed need for JSON library (Resolves issues with some hosts)
  • Button on posts is a switchable option.
  • Uses newer bit.ly API.
  • Uses simplified su.pr API.
  • Supports excerpt compatibility for poorly written templates.


  • Minor plugin conflict resolved.
  • Fixed incompatibility bug for WP2.8 users.
  • Fixed bit.ly save bug.
  • Added support for WordPress 3 shortener functions.
  • Authors can configure their own Twitter accounts on their profile pages.
  • Added referral formatting options.
  • Added support for optional URL shrinking services: b2l.me, bit.ly, cli.gs, sl.ly, snipr.com, su.pr, tinyurl.com
  • Added support for the Twitter Friendly Links Plugin
  • Added support for the YOURLS: WordPress to Twitter Plugin
  • using wp_register_script for widgets.js


  • Custom tweet text bug fix
  • Option for each blog post to have its own custom tweet text.
  • Custom tweet texts can include tags like %POSTTITLE% and %BLOGTITLE%


  • Option box in posts included for easy configuration of Tweet Button per post.
  • Option box includes optional disabling of tweet button per post.
  • Option box includes recommended user and description.


  • RSS feed option
  • No more default CSS
  • Internationalization
  • Fixed manual content missing bug.
  • Added better control of tweet text.
  • Cosmetic changes.


  • Added support for recommendations.
  • Added support for custom recommendations for each post (Read FAQ).


  • Cosmetic changes to the settings screen.
  • Tweet Button Language enabled


  • First build

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 2011-5-7
Downloads: 160,083


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