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Schmie_twitter is really awesome! When you update or publish a new post on your WordPress Blog,
it will notifiy your followers on Twitter and / or Identica!!!.
You can define default messages that are pushed to your Message services or create custom Messages for
every Post.
If you’re hoster blocks Twitter (like my Hoster), you can use Twittermail.
You only need an emailadress on your webspace.
The plugin supports several Url-shortening-services (,,i2h and tinyurl). If your favortive service is missing, write me an email ( It is possible now to use All you need is of course an account there,
The User Api Key and an Api Key.


  • Have a look at the adminpanel
  • Connection to
  • Setup the Message
  • Embedded in the Create Post Site


Download the zip file in your plugindirectory (wp-content/plugins/) and extract it. Activate it and configure it in the adminpanel (Settings->schmie_twitter Settings)


The Twittermail function does not work

You need an Email service on your Webspace.
It won’t work with Mailservices like Googlemail oder Gmx.

It takes some time until the message arrives on twitter

Thats a problem with your Webhoster. For example on byethost, it takes up to 30 minutes until your twitter status is updated.

Whats the difference between API Key and User Api Key?

I am still waiting for the plugins approval trough If they approve it, you only need your
User Api Key. Until then, you must request a developer Key.
You can get your User Api key here:
The additional API Key is required to enable the communication between Schmie-twitter and
You can make the request here:
I made some Screenshots of this procedure.
Have a look at my page:

Contributors & Developers

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

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  • initial version


  • removed the uninstall script, some small issues, but nothing dangerous.


  • started with i18n


  • Identica Support! The Plugin speaks partial deutsch


  • Uninstall Script, default values


  • Improved german language^^


  • Checkbox Bug fixed!


  • Hey, support!


  • german language improved


  • Hey you got now a last chance to modify your shortmessage at the Add new Post Site!