Tag Archives: twitter

Creating-_your_own_dashboard

WordPress Tutorial: Create Your Custom WordPress Dashboard Widget

Among all, WordPress Dashboard shows most recent updates and activity at your website. It’s nice to have useful things at hand, so let’s expand this functionality a little and create a custom widget for the WordPress Dashboard. Permalink Permalink


Tweets to WordPress Posts Plugin

Writing a Tweets to WordPress Posts Plugin (Part 2)

In the first part of this tutorial, we covered the WordPress Cron engine, created our own scheduled task that used the WordPress HTTP API to query the Twitter Search API and create new Status posts out of new tweets in the search. Today we’ll talk about some improvements that can be made to the plugin. … Permalink


Tweets to WordPress Plugin

Writing a Tweets to WordPress Posts Plugin (Part 1)

There are quite a few plugins out there and this post is not about using them, but rather about creating your own. In this tutorial (which will be divided into several parts) we’ll cover the fundamentals of the WordPress Cron (task scheduling) engine, we’ll query the Twitter API every once in a while to gather … Permalink


Twitter Avatars oEmbed

How to: Display Avatars with Twitter Blockquotes for WordPress

We released our Twitter oEmbed plugin for WordPress last month and we’ve been getting quite some positive feedback about that from developers. Today we’re going to show you how to use the plugin’s filters to add the tweet author’s avatar (profile image) to the left of your Twitter quotes. Permalink Permalink


Embedding Tweets in Your WordPress Posts

Embedding Tweets in WordPress with Twitter Blockquotes

Embedding content from third party services like YouTube and Vimeo is not new to WordPress, and we’ve been looking for a simple way to embed tweets from Twitter as well. There are a few interesting plugins in this area, one of which is the Blackbird Pie plugin by Themergency. It’s cool and lovely but trying … Permalink


WordPress Tweets & Retweets Count

Get Your WordPress Posts Tweets & Retweets Count

It’s not a secret that being social is one of the key factors in today’s blogging world, and you’re probably tweeting your new blog posts every day anyway. You might have your Facebook Like, Google +1 and Tweet buttons set up on your blog already, and today’s topic is about measuring the results of your … Permalink


Tutorial: Creating a Twitter Widget in WordPress

Tutorial: Creating a Twitter Widget for WordPress

How to create a Twitter widget for WordPress.. Well not that there aren’t any plugins around, that already do that. Actually there are quite a few but wouldn’t it be nice to learn how to create one from scratch? And that’s the topic of my post today — I’ll show you how to create your … Permalink