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cbnet Twitter Widget

Description

Note: The Twitter 1.1 API broke this Widget. Trying to fix it is a very low priority, though I may come back to it at some point in the future.

This plugin is a widget to add the Twitter Tools Widgets, including all configurable options, with no need to copy/paste code. The following Twitter Widgets are supported:
* Profile Widget
* List Widget
* Favorites Widget
* Search Widget

FAQ

What is the Type Setting?

The Type Setting determines what type of Twitter Widget will be displayed:

  • Profile: Display tweets from the specified Twitter user
  • List: Display tweets from the specified Twitter user’s specified list
  • Favorites: Display tweets favorited by the specified Twitter user
  • Search: Display tweets that match the specified search query
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 profile you wish to display.
    ** This setting applies to Widget types “Profile”, “List”, and “Favorites”
    ** (Note: you can use any Twitter profile, not just your own)
  • Twitter List: List defined by the Twitter user specified above.
    ** This setting applies to Widget type “List”
    ** (Note: you can display Lists from any Twitter user, not just your own)
  • Search Query: Search query for which you want to display Tweets
    ** This setting applies to Widget type “Search”
  • Title: Title that will appear at the top of the the displayed widget
    ** This setting applies to Widget types “List”, “Favorites”, and “Search”
  • Caption: A short description
    ** This setting applies to Widget types “List”, “Favorites”, and “Search”
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

Changelog

1.3

  • Made Plugin translation-ready
  • Removed obsolete admin notices

1.2

  • Compatible with WordPress 3.3.2

1.1

  • Added notifications for users of the old cbnet Twitter Profile/List/Faves/Search Display Plugins

1.0

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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