Cache Tweets Widget

Description

Cache Tweets Widget is a simple plugin widget that collects the tweets feed from twitter’s search API provided with a hashtag or any keyword.

It is cached to avoid rate limit with twitter.

Now You can fetch the user tweets of any user with their username.

Make sure you provide the Application Credentials created with Twitter.

Screenshots

  • screenshot-1.(png) shows the screenshot of how the widget looks like once it is installed.

  • screenshot-2.(png) shows the screenshot of how the widget looks like before it is installed.

Installation

  1. Unzip the compressed file that you downloaded from WordPress repository or any place where you downloaded.

  2. Upload Cache Tweets Widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

  4. Now go to “Widgets” in “Appearances” and drag and drop the widget to any place you want.

FAQ

Where to find the Consumer Key, Secret, Access Token and Secret?

You have to create an application on Twitter at (http://dev.twitter.com), and copy the consumer key, secret, access token and secret at the places that are required.

Is it vulnerable to add my credentials with your widget?

Obviously No. You’re saving your credentials in your own wordpress site and we never get your credentials.

Do I have to fill all the details in the widget?

Yes, it is recommended to fill all the details for better results.

Can I add a url link at the place of hashtag or keyword?

Yes you can, but while adding the url, make sure you don’t use http:// before it.

For example: Instead of http://example.com, you have to type as example.com

Can I type both hashtag and Username ?

Yes, you can have both hashtag and username, But which ever you selected from the textbox will be used to fetch the tweets.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

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Initial submit to WP Repository

23 June 2015

Added the functionality to fetch tweets from any particular user with twitter username.

Now You can select any option to get tweets either from search hashtag or from a username.

Added fetch users_timeline api request to get user tweets along with the search tweets api.