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[Plugin:: WP Buttons] Twitter Follow Button (7 posts)

  1. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Any plans to add the new "Twitter Follow" button (http://twitter.com/about/resources/followbutton)

    Thanks!

  2. linksku
    Blocked
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I never knew about this button. Give me some time and I will add it!

  3. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for the quick reply. Let me know if I can be of any assistance.

  4. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    btw, Twitter also has the option for including the tweet count along side the tweet button (similar to what Facebook and the Google +1 provide). You can see info here:

    http://twitter.com/about/resources/tweetbutton

    It would be great to have that included for consistency across the buttons as currently the count is not showing.

  5. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    btw, would like to help fund the costs of the the Twitter updates as this plugin is very useful for our site.

  6. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ok so I dug through the code a bit and it appears that you are awesome and are already including the vertical count for twitter as part of the button display.

    When I started testing with different browsers I found that it worked fine in IE and Chrome, but not FF.. a bit more digging and it turns out that AdBlocker is blocking the twitter counter for some odd reason with your plugin, but not with Tweet This, which I was using previously. Once I disabled it all worked well.

    Hopefully this helps someone else that runs up against this.

  7. skippybosco
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Just tested the new version with Twitter follow. Great stuff. Thanks again!

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