This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

GG Twitter

Description

Lets you display a twitter feed in a sidebar widget.
Caches last successful tweet retrieval and only updates if it successfully gets a new list from Twitter.
Practically every element has a unique class so that it’s highly customizable via CSS.

There are various configuration options including:

  • Title
  • Twitter Username
  • Max Tweets to Display
  • HTML to override the View All link
  • Time Placement (whether or not the timestamp should appear before or after the tweet)
  • Time Format (uses PHP’s date() function for formatting)

Screenshots

  • Widget configuration screen

Installation

  1. Upload gg-twitter.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the Plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure your Twitter API authentication information in WP Dashboard / Settings / GG Twitter
  4. Install the new Widget through the ‘Widgets’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

Make sure you configure your Twitter API authentication information in WP Dashboard / Settings / GG Twitter or no tweets will be displayed.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.2.1

  • Removed debug message
  • Added settings link to plugin page

1.2

  • Updated to use the authenticated Twitter API v1.1

1.1.1

  • Additional debug info

1.1

  • Fix to cache expiration

1.0.9

  • Added transient support with a configurable lifetime, option fallback

1.0.8

  • Using cURL instead of simplexml_load_file as the latter was failing when the xml contained an error node
  • Added Last Twitter API Error displayed on widget (global error, not per-widget)

1.0.7

  • Added debug facility
  • Changed option name from ‘twitter’ to $widget_id to avoid conflicts with other plugins
  • Added ‘None’ option to Time Placement
  • Fixed php shorthand tag

1.0.6

  • Fixed spacing issue with linking @username
  • Added linking for #hashtags
  • Removed parsing for email addresses

1.0.5

  • Fixed an issue where an error was occurring if there was only one tweet available
  • Fixed parsing of URLs, email addresses and twitter names inside a tweet

1.0.4

  • Updated plugin URL and readme.txt
  • Added screenshot

1.0.3

  • Updated readme.txt

1.0.2

  • Updated twitter rss url

1.0.1

  • Changed from using is_array() to count() with twitter rss

1.0

  • First release