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Authenticated Twitter Widget


Extension of the Wickett Twitter Widget to include Authenticated Twitter API calls.

Display the latest Tweets from your Twitter accounts inside WordPress widgets using Twitter authenticated API calls. Customize Tweet displays using your site or theme CSS.

Optionally use Authenticated API calls (up to 350/hr opposed to 150/hr unauthenticated calls). Customize the number of tweets displayed. Filter out @replies from your displayed tweets. Optionally include retweets. The widget plugin automatically links usernames, lists, and hashtags mentioned in Tweets to keep your readers on top of the full conversation.


  • Enter your Twitter username, customize your widget title, set the total number of tweets, hide replies, and customize text display in your widget editor.
  • Latest tweets display.


  1. Upload auth-twitter-widget folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the widget to your sidebar from Appearance->Widgets and configure the widget options.

Contributors & Developers

“Authenticated Twitter Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Support display of retweets via widget configuration option.