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Twitter Embeds – what am I doing wrong?

  • I found the status url for the twitter embeds I wanted.
    I put them in the html screen… they came up as text.
    I put them in the visual screen… they came up as text.

    How do I make them do the pretty twitter update that 3.4 promises?

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  • Did you put the URL on its own line?

    Yes.

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

    @jdembowski

    Brute Squad and Volunteer Moderator

    Try wrapping them in [embed] like so.

    [embed]https://twitter.com/Cellobella/statuses/213966886076026882[/embed]

    See if that works.

    Now it comes up as a link.
    This is the page: http://redsultana.com/2012/06/16/the-closet-accountant/

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

    @jdembowski

    Brute Squad and Volunteer Moderator

    Now that’s odd. Twitter embeds work on my test setup and regular install.

    It may be something’s interfering.

    Try disabling all your plugins and switch to the Twenty Eleven theme. Then edit and save that post and see if using [embed]...[/embed] sorts it out.

    If it does fix it, switch back to your theme and try again. Then start with the plugins one at a time until it comes back.

    Sigh… still not working. Am now on Twenty Eleven theme with no plugins.

    Loving your ideas though. 🙂

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

    @jdembowski

    Brute Squad and Volunteer Moderator

    *Scratches head* Since that didn’t work, try putting it back and installing this plugin.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/twitter-embed/

    Prior to 3.4, I used this to activate Twitter embeds but with 3.4 I no longer needed it. It didn’t hurt having it (and I only removed it today) but see if that does it for you.

    When you activate the plugin edit the post and re-add the link to the Tweet. Save it and see if it works.

    Hey that worked! Thanks heaps! 🙂

    The embed wasn’t working for me either, so I’ll give that plugin a try.

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

    @jdembowski

    Brute Squad and Volunteer Moderator

    What’s troubling me is that the Twitter embed ought to work with 3.4 and without that plugin.

    I was using that plugin and now I’m not. Twitter embeds still work for me, same on my test install too without that plugin.

    Tonight I’ll look some more, I think there is something basic I’m missing.

    I can get it to work with embed, but thats no good if I have to do it everytime I want to quote twitter.

    I can’t get it to work any of these ways:

    – pasting the URL (having upgraded to 3.4)
    – using [embed]…[/embed]
    – using the plugin mentioned

    I guess my theme (DICE by bringthepixel) must conflict somehow.

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

    @jdembowski

    Brute Squad and Volunteer Moderator

    I can get it to work with embed, but thats no good if I have to do it everytime I want to quote twitter.

    …If Twitter embed works for you, isn’t that the point of this thread to get that working…?

    @kerrmunications, try deactivating all of your plugins, switch to Twenty Eleven, and create a new post with a Tweet in it.

    If that works, then it’s probably an issue with your theme or plugins. You can rule out the plugins by activating them one at a time until they’re all back. If the Twitter embed still works, then re-activate your theme and see it it breaks.

    If it does break after all that, then it’s your theme. 😉

    You can get support for your commercial theme at the vendor forum.

    http://bringthepixel.com/support/

    Thanks Jan. I shall give it a go.

    How bizarre. I deactivated all the plugins, switched to Twenty Eleven, created the post with the tweet, and … it still didn’t display!

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