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Twitter OAuth the easy way – simple post to twitter script

Posting to twitter with OAuthAfter Twitter introduced mandatory authentication with OAuth, many of the current scripts for posting content to Twitter don’t work anymore.

OAuth can be great for more advanced authentication, but for a simple post to twitter script, it seems like a little overkill.

In this post you’ll learn how to create a simple script that uses a quick and dirty version of OAuth for posting new tweets to Twitter.

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Create your own Twitter counter

Using Twitter API to fetch followers countTwitter follower counters are a very popular way to display the world how popular a certain website or blog has become.

The problem with these counters is that they only provides limited flexibility in look-and-feel implementation, and potentially can decrease loading times on your site.

In this post you learn to use the Twitter REST API to retrieve subscriber statistics, and use file caching to increase performance and keep things efficient.
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Sticky social links for WordPress

Sticky links to social media like on MashableSocial media represents a big marketing opportunity for blogs.

If a post gets viral on social media, you can expect a big traffic uplift, and get in touch with a new and highly relevant userbase at a very attractive cost.

In this post you’ll learn how to include a ajax based sticky social media links to your WordPress powered blog – just like the links to social services on Mashable.

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Supercharge your Twitter account

tweet adder optimize your twitter accountTwitter is a great tool for communicating with current and new users of your website. However posting to Twitter, following and unfollowing users can be a complex and time consuming task.

In this post we’ll give you some tips to supercharge your Twitter account with the tool Tweet Adder.

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Beating the 2000 followers limit in Twitter

twitter 2000 followers errorTwitter is a great tool for getting new information from interesting sources. You can therefore easily end up following a lot of Twitter users.

In the beginning you can just add as many users as you like. However when you’re following 2000 users, Twitter starts to put restrictions on how many you can follow.

In this post we’ll discuss why this limit has been introduced by Twitter and how to get get pass the 2000 follows barrier on Twitter.

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Post to Twitter from PHP script

Twitter is a great platform for publishing news, and interacting with your users. However publishing content on multiple platforms can be very time consuming unless you have some tools for optimizing the workflows.

In this post you’ll learn how to create a php script that can automatically publish  your website content on Twitter, and automatically optimizes content within the 140 character limit per Twitter post.

Important update! – Twitter don’t support http authentication anymore, which makes this script obsolete. See the new OAuth Post to Twitter script here

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