Archive for the "Twitter" Tag

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Posted On: 2014 / 04 / 16

Twitter is fun and catchy, but the thing is: once tweeted, gone forever. Found an awesome link last month, shared it with a relevant #hashtag? Good luck finding it now. Your data now lives and dies on Twitter and you have no hand on it. Four years ago to address this problem I made yet-another-Twitter-to-WordPress […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2011 / 08 / 02

Often when viewing a Twitter profile, the same comment pops into my mind: "Does this person follow me?". That's a basic information Twitter profiles still fail to clearly show. There's a neat site you may know already,, which lets you know if user1 follows user2 in a very simple way: check (example). Simple, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 09 / 21

I've tried various plugins to backup my tweets into WordPress but none did really the job (actually most were doing much more stuff I didn't need, and most didn't keep track of the "in reply to" bits I wanted to have), so I made my own, which has powered my tweet archive for some time […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 08 / 29

There has been one of the funniest && geekiest meme ever on Twitter this week-end: #DeveloperMovies, where people suggested movie titles using code. A lot of fun stuff, some clever stuff, various languages. Here are a few of the best things I've found and could understand (I did have to Google a few hints sometimes, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 05 / 11

Matt Harris, Developer Advocate at Twitter, posted in the wp-hackers mailing list some important information about the Twitter API. In substance, On the 30th June the Twitter REST API will stop supporting Basic Authentication and instead switch to OAuth. This means all user authenticated requests to the API must be OAuth signed, preferably using OAuth […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 05 / 07

A few days ago, Twitter published a new tool that lets you embed a tweet on your site, simplifying the old school way: take a screenshot, crop the picture, upload it, embed it. The problem is: this Twitter tool is way too lame. Basically you need to cut and paste a lengthy code snippet full […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 02 / 19

In case you haven't noticed, and chances are you didn't notice because actually I didn't really mention it anywhere, updates from Planet WordPress are also on Twitter: @planetwp. Follow![...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 05 / 04

If you're a WordPress freelancer, you already probably have your regular web sources for your gigs (and if you don't, do read How to find a WordPress job right now). Did you know that Twitter was also a fine potential source of information for your next project ? Here are three Twitter users that you […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 04 / 21

If you're a Twitter user, got a WordPress blog, and would like to throw in some interactions between those two, don't miss this plugin: Twitter Connect. Using the brand new Twitter's OAuth API, this plugin lets you identify yourself using your Twitter account. I like it for several reasons: it's cool, it's quick, and it […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 04 / 15

Recently, I've been using Twitter more and more. I recently launched a tiny web service and decided to use Twitter as a "marketing" platform (maybe I'll blog about this later) so I really needed a way to switch easily between multiple Twitter accounts and identity. The best twitter client I've found yet is Splitweet, a […][...] → Read more