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Displays your Twitter timeline in the sidebar of your blog. The plugin is widget ready and comes with many configuration options! Because every theme brings their very special style, Twitterwidget has very little preset css. Please see the css file twitterwidget.css to set collors, borders etc.

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  • TwitterWidget injected to the blogs sidebar via widget
  • TwitterWidget injected to the blogs sidebar via widget (german translation)
  • admin panel


  1. Unpack the zipfile
  2. Upload folder twitterwidget to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Go to settings -> TwitterWidget and type in your username etc.
  5. Make sure that the cache directory inside the plugin folder is writeable
  6. Place <?php if(function_exists('twitterwidget_display')) twitterwidget_display(); ?> in your template or use the sidebar widgets.


Does this plugin comes with a “follow me” button?

Yes it does. Please go to settings -> Twitterwidget to enable/disable this feature

Does this plugin caches the tweets?

Yes, a Tweet gets cached for 2 minutes!


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Contributors & Developers

“TwitterWidget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • v0.2 24.06.2010 minor xhmtl fixes
  • v0.1 13.07.2009 initial release