Tweets As Posts
[resolved] Plugin doesn't post tweets (8 posts)

  1. nli
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have used Twitter Tools plugin in a couple of blogs but it stopped working yesterday apparently due to some changes in Twitter API. Hence I decided to try this plugin, Tweets as Posts, instead.

    However, this one doesn't work either. Is it because of the same API change?

    Blog: http://www.sinivihreat.fi/
    Twitter: @sinivihreat http://twitter.com/sinivihreat
    Admin page screenshot: http://www.domnik.net/x/temp/tweetsasposts.png

    I have tried both manual ('Run Tweets As Posts Update') and automatic update. Is there something that I do wrong?

    The blog is set to Helsinki local time while the plugin apparently uses UTC time. I don't know if that matters.


  2. diegopolo
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Same problem with http://wwwhatsnew.com

    We are updating the posts in twitter manually. The problem existis since yesterday 15:00h gmt -3

  3. nli
    Posted 3 years ago #

    There is a hack to Twitter Tools at its support forum. That works. I revert back to it for now but as it seems not to be developed anymore I will stay in this thread to see if something happens here.

  4. Chandesh Parekh
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi nli & diegopolo,

    No, the twitter api change has not affected the plugin - it is still running properly.

    The only true issue the plugin has is with a setting in some shared environments, the fix for which can be found in this support thread - http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-tweets-as-posts-scheduled-updates-not-working?replies=12 so if you're on shared hosts please check for this.

    I'll be taking a look at the api to make sure there are no knock-on effects but for the moment it's running a-ok.


  5. venkmanuk
    Posted 3 years ago #

    hey nli, i just installed because twitter tools updated and the social plugin it now uses gives me 403 forbidden.

    anyway installed this and it works - what's missing from the instructions page is that your new tweets need to have the hashtag you specify in them.

    so you add: Hashtag(s): [news ] eg: news, events
    and then you tweet: this is new #news

  6. nli
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks venkmanuk, but that was not the problem. As you see, I used such a tag in one of the tweets to try how it works but it didn't appear in blog (it later did, when I reverted back to Twitter Tools).

    The problem is probably the one with shared hosting that Chandesh Parekh pointed out above.

    Posted 3 years ago #

    My cron seems to be working once i made the update. However, now it's not picking up the tweets.

  8. @WAXFROGDESIGN Could you please start your own topic? This one was already marke resolved and so was the other thread you replied to.


Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Plugin

  • Tweets As Posts
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Support Threads
  • Reviews

About this Topic