This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

(Un)offical Twitter Widget

Description

Allows simple integration between your sidebar widgets and the official twitter widget
** THIS WIDGET WILL STOP WORKING AFTER MAY 7TH 2013 **
This is when Twitter stop unauthenticated calls to their API, and block the old
widgets. https://dev.twitter.com/blog/api-v1-retirement-final-dates
This plugin won’t support the new Twitter Widget.
For more information about them please visit: https://twitter.com/settings/widgets

Screenshots

  • The widget settings
  • How it appears in your widget enabled sidebar

Installation

Recommend you use the built in plugin uploader which comes with WordPress, but if you prefer the manual way

  1. Upload un-official-twitter-widget.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

Will this plugin slow my blog down

The new twitter widget uses asynchronous javascript to load, this allows the rest of your blog to continue loading
whilst it fetches your latest tweets.

Contributors & Developers

“(Un)offical Twitter Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.4

  • Mar 2013 – Warning about widget no longer working in May

0.3

  • Jun 2011 – Have added the ability to change the colours

0.2

  • Jan 2010 – Released on wordpress.org plugins SVN with a minor tweak

0.1

  • Jan 2010 – First design for a private project.