HL Twitter stores tweets from multiple accounts and displays them via widget, archives and shortcodes as well as auto-tweeting new posts.
HL Twitter supports supports displaying tweets within a post or page using Shortcodes. To do so, use the following tag:
By default, this will show the most recent tweet as found by HL Twitter. To change this you can use the following options:
Please look look at the Installation tab which shows how to override the default styling in HL Twitter without losing your changes on each update.
You must make sure that your server supports cURL, and more explicitly multi_curl, in PHP. Due to the unique nature of each server I can't give more specific advice, so Google is your best bet to get more information.
Twitter currently limit access to only the 3,200 most recent tweets for an account. If they increase this limit, HL Twitter will also increase.
Twitter limits applications to a set number of requests per hour. If you are tracking a lot of people you may hit this limit before HL Twitter has finished importing all new tweets.
Auto-tweeting, having HL Twitter tweet a new message whenever you publish a post or page, is disabled by default. To enable it go to HL Twitter -> Settings in your WordPress admin. You can also change the default text that is shown in the tweet. When publishing a new post or page, you will not be able to choose whether or not to tweet for this post.
WordPress sometimes fails to load the link to the Twitter archive page, most commonly after installing or updating. To fix it, go to HL Twitter -> Settings and change the Archive Pages slug to something different e.g. my-tweets, then press Save. Finally go to Settings -> Permalinks and click Save there. This will force WordPress to check for new links, including HL Twitter.
HL Twitter uses the internal Events system to periodically check for new tweets, unfortunately this does not work on some blogs. A manual solution is to set up a cron job (or equivalent) on your server. Please note that modifications made to hl_twitter.php may be overwritten by future plugin updates.
This was an issue caused by certain versions of PHP truncating the IDs when it loaded them from Twitter. This was fixed in Version 2011.3.11, apologies to anyone who was affected by this issue.
Requires: 2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.17
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 5,000+
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