Tweet Fader is a plugin for WordPress to show your latest tweets on your WordPress site.
Tweet Fader is a plugin for WordPress to show your latest tweets on your WordPress site. The Tweet Fader plugin will add a widget that will display the tweets in your sidebar.
The Tweet Fader widget uses JQuery`s fade in/out effect to display single tweets. It is a clean and simple look integrated in your WordPress theme.
In the widget options you can decide to add the timestamp to your tweets. The timestamp is based on Livestamp and will update live on your WordPress site.
The link can be opend in a new window or the same, it is all up to you.
Tweet Fader requires JQuery to function properly. Please make sure JQuery is enabled in your WordPress site.
You can install Tweet Fader using the built in WordPress plugin installer.
Use the add
Upload option to select the Tweet Fader zip file.
If you download Tweet Fader manually, make sure it is uploaded to
Activate Tweet Fader in the
Plugins admin panel using the
Go to the
Appearance\Widgets admin panel and add the Tweet Fader widget to the
Now the Tweet Fader widget is ready to be configured.
With the current version the following settings can be set:
Widget Header (optional): The header text display above the widget.
Twitter Name (required): The name of your Twitter account.
Number of Tweets (required): The total amount of tweets that will be displayed.
Interval between Tweets in seconds (optional): The amount of seconds until the next tweet will be displayed. When the option is not set it will be 10 seconds.
Show timestamp at tweet: Check the checkbox to enable the timestamp at each tweet.
Open link in a new window/tab: Check the checkbox to open each link in a new window or tab.
- Beta Release
- Twitter API updated
- Improved the character support.
- Fixed bug with the character &.
- Added timestamp function
- Added link option
- Link bug fixed
Your theme must support widgets in order to use the Tweet Fader widget.
JQuery must be enabled in your theme.
When all required Tweet Fader settings are configured and the tweets are not displayed, JQuery is probably not enabled in your theme.
In order to enable JQuery try to add the following line in the
header.php under the tag
<?php wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); ?>