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[resolved] Official Format Variable Question (4 posts)

  1. Chris
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Hello! Great plug-in!

    I am using the official_format='1' variable because I really like way it looks. I would also like to tweak it just a bit, such as hiding the timestamp, etc.

    [rotatingtweets screen_name="MYUSERID" show_meta_timestamp='0' show_meta_screen_name='0' timeout ='7000'  official_format='1']

    But there are no changes at all; everything still shows and the time for each to show is still 4 secs. Do the other variables not work if the the official_format is set? Or am I doing something wrong?

    Thank you!!

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/rotatingtweets/

  2. Martin Tod
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 10 months ago #

    There are a couple of fixes for this.

    I've adjusted the development version of the plug-in to address this - although I don't know how it will work.

    Alternatively, you can do it via CSS in wp-content/uploads/rotatingtweets.css - for example:

    div.rtw_name {
       display:none;
    }
    div.rtw_id {
       display:none;
    }
    div.rtw_timestamp {
       display:none;
    }

    or

    div.rtw_name,
    div.rtw_id,
    div.rtw_timestamp {
       display:none;
    }

    I'd suggest trying the CSS first. I may not implement the hard coded change because it looks likely that it will cause problems with widgets for current users unfortunately...

  3. Chris
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Thank you very much for your quick response! The only thing I couldn't get to work was the div.rtw_timestamp part. I looked in the rotatingtweets.php and there weren't any instances of rtw_timestamp. I found two of the others. I just changed the rotatingtweets_timestamp_link to short and am ok with the results. If there is a different way to hide the timestamp, please let me know. Thank you very much for everything!

    Chris

  4. Martin Tod
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 10 months ago #

    The latest development version has this built-in, but it's not in the main script yet.

    Martin

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