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Cli.gs and Tweet

This simple to use plugin automatically creates a Cli.gs short URL and sends a customizable Twitter message when saving a post.

Why Cli.gs?

Because it seems to be actively supported and because it is Search Engine Friendly.

Who can use the tools menu?

Users with publish_posts capability.

Who can access the settings menu?

Users with manage_options capability.

Which version PHP is required?

In contrast to most other similar plugins Cli.gs and Tweet does only require PHP 4.3.0 or better.

Is this plugin multi-user?


How can I change the styling?

  1. Copy wp-cligs-and-tweet.css to your theme directory to prevent it from being overwritten by an update
  2. Change the style sheet to your wishes; the style sheet contains documentation

How can I create a new Cli.gs short URL?

  1. Go to the Customs Fields of the post
  2. Delete the custom field with the name cltw_cligs_url
  3. Update the post

How can I send a Twitter message again?

See previous question and replace cltw_cligs_url by cltw_tweet_id.

How are private and password protected posts/pages handled?

In general URLs are created and Twitter messages are sent for published public posts/pages only, including password protected posts/pages.

Are Twitter messages sent if I use the tool to create URLs for existing posts or pages?

No, currently not.

Where can I ask questions, report bugs and request features?

You can write a comment on the support page.

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 2011-7-3
Active Installs: Less than 10


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