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Strictly Tweetbot

Strictly Tweetbot is a plugin that automatically posts status updates to multple Twitter accounts whenever new articles are added to the site.

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Unzip the strictly-tweetbot compressed file.
  3. Upload the directory strictly-tweetbot to the /wp-content/plugins directory on your WordPress blog.
  4. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  5. Use the newly created Admin option within WordPress titled Strictly Tweetbot to set the configuration for the plugin.
  6. Add each Twitter account you want to post to and complete the options for formatting the status.
  7. Verify your accounts by clicking the link that is provided. Once you have authenticated the Twitter account you will be given a PIN which you must enter into the appropriate input box. On saving the account will check the PIN and verify the account.
  8. If you have an error messages installing the plugin then please try the following to rule out conflicts with other plugins -disable all other plugins and then try to re-activate the Strictly TweetBot plugin - some caching plugins cause issues and other Twitter plugins may also cause problems if they are using the same objects. -if that worked, re-enable the plugins one by one to find the plugin causing the problem. Decide which plugin you want to use. -if that didn't work check you have the latest version of the plugin software (from WordPress) and the latest version of WordPress installed -Check you have Javascript and Cookies enabled. -If you can code turn on the DEBUG constant and debug the code to find the problem otherwise contact me and offer me some money to fix the issue :) -Please remember that you get what you pay for so you cannot expect 24 hour support for a free product. Please bear that in mind if you decide to email me. A donation button is on my site and in the plugin admin page. -If you must email me and haven't chosen to donate even the smallest amount of money please read this >> http://blog.strictly-software.com/2011/10/naming-and-shaming-of-programming.html


  1. Use the "Test Configuration" button at the bottom to check that all your configuration options are working correctly.
  2. Check the messages at the top for any errors to do with invalid Bit.ly API keys or other issues.
  3. Check that Twitter is not returning error messages such as "Duplicate Tweets" or other errors.
  4. Ensure JavaScript is enabled.
  5. Ensure your server has allowed you access to make remote HTTP calls through the use of CURL/FSockOpen/file_get_contents etc.
  6. Check other plugins are not causing problems by de-activating ALL of them apart from Strictly TweetBot
  7. Check the message forums on WordPress > http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/strictly-tweetbot
  8. If your question/problem is not there add one.
  9. If you must email me please provide all relevant information about the version of WordPress, the plugin, browser, server, twitter accounts and provide screenshots as well.

Requires: 2.0.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.5
Last Updated: 9 months ago
Active Installs: 300+


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