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cbnet Twitter Search Display


This plugin is a widget to add the Twitter Tools Search Widget (, including all configurable options, with no need to copy/paste code.

This Plugin is obsolete, and no longer maintained. It has been merged with the cbnet Twitter Widget Plugin. Please install the cbnet Twitter Widget Plugin now in order to continue to receive updates and support.


Manual installation:

  1. Upload the cbnet-twitter-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

Installation using “Add New Plugin”

  1. From your Admin UI (Dashboard), use the menu to select Plugins -> Add New
  2. Search for ‘cbnet Twitter Widget’
  3. Click the ‘Install’ button to open the plugin’s repository listing
  4. Click the ‘Install’ button

Activiation and Use

  1. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  2. From your Admin UI (Dashboard), use the menu to select Appearance -> Widgets
  3. Find the widget titled ‘cbnet Twitter Search Display’
  4. Add the widget to the widgetized sidebar of your choice
  5. Configure settings, and save


What are the General Settings?

The following are the General Settings:

  • Title (Heading): Heading that will appear above the displayed widget
  • Twitter User ID: User Id for the Twitter user search you wish to display. (Note: you can use any Twitter profile, not just your own)
  • Title: Title that will appear at the top of the the displayed widget
  • Caption: A short description

What are the Advanced Settings – Appearance?

  • Poll for New Results: If enabled, updates the displayed tweets in real-time. If disabled, a static list of tweets is displayed.
  • Scrollbar: If enabled, displays a scrollbar. If disabled, no scrollbar is displayed.
  • Load All Tweets: Loads all tweets (up to the limit specified in the Number of Tweets setting), regardless of time interval.
  • Timed Interval: Loads tweets within the interval specified in the Interval setting (up to the limit specified in the Number of Tweets setting).
  • Loop Results?: If Timed Interval behavior is selected (I’m not really sure what this setting does, but it somehow loops the displayed tweets).
  • Interval: If Timed Interval behavior is selected, defines the interval (in ms?) for which tweets are displayed.
  • Number of Tweets: Defines the maximum number of tweets to display.
  • Show Avatars?: If enabled, displays user avatars for displayed tweets. If disabled, does not display user avatars.
  • Show Timestamps?: If enabled, displays timestamps for each displayed tweet. If disabled, does not display timestamps.
  • Show Hashtags?: If enabled, displays hashtags (as links?) in displayed tweets. if disabled, does not display hashtags (as links?).

What are the Advanced Settings – Colors?

(Note: enter all colors as HEX values, e.g. #ffffff for ‘white’)

  • Shell Background: Color of the container surrounding the displayed tweets
  • Shell Text: Color of the text inside the container surrounding the displayed tweets (Title and Caption)
  • Tweet Background: Background color of displayed tweets
  • Tweet Text: Color of text of displayed tweets
  • Tweet Links: Color of links in displayed tweets

What are the Advanced Settings – Dimensions?

  • Width: Width (in pixels) of the widget
  • Height: Height (in pixels) of the widget
  • Auto-Width: Automatically sets widtth

Contributors & Developers

“cbnet Twitter Search Display” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Readme.txt update
  • Updated Donate Link in readme.txt


  • Initial Release
  • All configurable settings are available. Note: screenshots taken from cbnet Twitter List Display plugin.