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Grab Twitter tweets

  • # November 21, 2008 at 10:39 pm

    How can I grab twitter tweets from a specific user like there is on the front page? I would prefer a wordpress plugin and a php script.

    # November 23, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    I have a wordpress plug-in called "twitter-for-wordpress"

    http://rick.jinlabs.com/code/twitter/

    Use that link to get the plug-in

    All i did was simply install the plug-in, activate it and then in my sidebar i used the following code

    Code:
    < ?php twitter_messages("USERNAME"); ?>

    change "USERNAME" to the your twitter username or the username of whoever you want to follow (twitter.com/username)

    I placed the code snippet in my sidebar.php file and above it i placed a h3 tag saying "Tweet

    OR

    Another way to use the plug-in is through Design>widgets in the back end of wordpress after you log in.

    UPDATE : i’ve made a blog post about the twitter widget i use http://bit.ly/1kM0

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