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TweetMeme Button

Description

The TweetMeme Retweet button is the defacto standard in retweeting – used by some of the biggest websites in the world including Techcrunch.com, PerezHilton.com, Break.com, CNET.com, Wired, Time Magazine and hundreds of other massive brands, in total it is installed on over 100,000 websites around the globe.

“The Tweetmeme button is a fantastic way for our readers to engage with our stories and signals which posts are a hit with the Twitter community. The button has been a valuable addition to our site and consistently drives reader engagement.” Pete Cashmore, Mashable.com

Easily allows your blog post or page to be retweeted. It provides a live count of how many times your post/page has been retweeted throughout Twitter.

New

  • Hashtag support (which are automatically taken from your post tags)
  • Ability to control the length of the tweets

Features

  • Live count of tweets from Twitter
  • Allows you to change the source which you retweet, E.g. “RT @yourname “
  • Easily installation and customisation
  • Quicker loading times for the buttons
  • Better integration, allowing custom titles, hashtags and URL shortner
  • Removes the default “RT @tweetmeme”
  • Ability to control the length of the tweets (through the new spaces parameter)
  • Integrates with WordPress MU

Help

For help and support please refer to the TweetMeme help section at help.tweetmeme.com.

Screenshots

  • TweetMeme Settings Page
  • TweetMeme Button

Installation

Follow the steps below to install the plugin.

  1. Upload the TweetMeme directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings/tweetmeme to configure the button

Contributors & Developers

“TweetMeme Button” 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

1.8.2

  • Buttons in feed were not rendering correctly or at the correct size

1.8

  • Added support for hashtags and spaces

1.7.5

  • Users were getting confused to what the API field does, updated the documentation

1.7.4

  • Tested and works with version 2.9.1

1.7.3

  • Changed line 101 (get_post_meta) to compare against null instead of empty string due to the new way WordPress 2.9 returns meta_data

1.7.2

  • Fixed the validation errors. Replaced ‘&’ with ‘&’
  • Add a strip_tags to the meta title output, some plugins where causing tags to be outputted in the title