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Twitter SP2

Description

Twitter SP2 is a simple WordPress plugin developed for bloggers who have Twitter accounts. The plugin posts on Twitter a link to your post shorten via a romanian service sp2.ro when you publish a new blog post.

When a post is published the plugin makes a shorter link for the permalink using sp2.ro API, stores it in a custom field called sp2_link, then sends it on Twitter in a way chosen in Options.

Features

  • the shorter link is stored in a custom field
  • predefined and custom formats of text to send
  • twitter notificantion can be turned off for individual posts
  • errors are messages stored in custom fields
  • NEW! readers can now send the posts on Twitter
  • NEW! the plugins tries for 5 time to send the text on Twitter before giving up, if Twitter gives a timeout response

Changelog

  • v0.6 – fixed minor error
  • v0.5 – added the “send on twitter” link on older posts too
  • v0.4 – fixed a bug with future posts
  • v0.4 – added posibility to add a “send on twitter” link on the page to be used by the blog readers
  • v0.4 – tries for 5 times to send the text on twitter before giving up, if timeout response
  • v0.4 – added error and succes messages
  • v0.3 – trimmed out shortcodes and bad chars from post excerpt
  • v0.3 – switched on a new 2.8 action hook
  • v0.2 – changed old posts twitter notificantion option to off by default
  • v0.2 – added %titlu%, %fragment%, and %link% as tags for custom texts to send
  • v0.1.1 – fixed minor input error in Options
  • v0.1 – initial release

Screenshots

  • the Options in WP 2.7

Installation

Instructions for installing the Twitter SP2 plugin.

  1. Download the plugin and unzip it to a folder on your computer.
  2. Upload twitter-sp2 folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate Twitter SP2 plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  4. Go to wp-Admin => Settings => Twitter SP2 to enter your twitter account info and modify other settings.

FAQ

If I edit an old post it will be sent on Twitter?

Yes, if the updates are not turn off for that post.

How does the plugin knows if a notification was sent?

After a tweet was sent, the plugin makes a custom field called sp2_tweet_sent with a value of ‘1’

Contributors & Developers

“Twitter SP2” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors