Twitter Module
Written by kksou   
Saturday, 01 August 2009

This module allows you to display your twitter news in a Joomla module. The tweets are displayed using the Pausing up-down Scroller plugin.

This module is contributed by Claudio Tortorelli of Italy.

Very Important: This module makes use of the Pausing up-down Scroller plugin plugin. So please make sure you have installed this plugin too for this module to work.

Demo

You can see a live demo here. Click on the link below and you'll see the Twitter module appearing in the first module on the left column.

Latest Version

v1.02 (for Joomla 1.0) and v1.52 (for Joomla 1.5)
Released September 19, 2009

With this version, you only need to enter the URL of your twitter RSS. The Twitter Account Name and Twitter Page URL are retrieved from the twitter RSS.

How to use the Twitter module

  1. Very Important: This module makes use of the Pausing up-down Scroller plugin plugin. So please make sure you have this plugin installed.
  2. Download and install the module.
  3. Go to Module Manager and publish the module to your desired module position.
  4. You should now see the module displaying the Twitter content of http://twitter.com/kksou
  5. Once you see the module working, you can now change it to your twitter account. Click on the Twitter module. In the Module Parameters, enter your Twitter RSS URL. Note: Please enter the URL of your Twitter RSS (e.g. http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/48936145.rss) , NOT the Twitter Page URL (e.g. http://twitter.com/kksou).
  6. Don't forget to click Save or Apply.

Download

How to install


  1. First, make sure you have installed the Pausing up-down Scroller plugin. This module DOES NOT work without the Pausing up-down Scroller plugin.
  2. Download and install the Twitter module.
  3. Make sure both the plugin and the module are published / enabled.
  4. Select a module position where you want to place the module.
  5. Go to Module Manager and click on "Twitter module".
  6. In the Module Parameters, enter your Twitter RSS URL.
  7. Click Save or Apply.

Version History

  • v1.01 (for Joomla 1.0) and v1.51 (for Joomla 1.5)
    Released September 1, 2009
  • Changed all urls to links so that users can easily click on the links.


 
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