In part one, I showed you how to talk to the Twitter API, get the tweets, and count them. In this post, I’m going to show you how to handle those popular posts with 100+ tweet shares, we’re going to loop over (or paginate) the results and store them accordingly...Continue Reading DIY: Twitter Share Counts (Part 2)
From time to time, you may get clients that want share counts to be displayed on their site. There are indeed SAAS (software as a service) services out there that do this for you, but what if a third party isn’t possible? Since Twitter dropped their JSON endpoint for share counts, a...Continue Reading DIY: Twitter Share Counts (Part 1)
Here at WebDevStudios we do a bunch of heavy lifting for clients. It’s rare for us to install “XYZ plug-in” and call it a day. One client wanted to display likes, tweets, page views, and comment counts, via custom buttons, for about twenty posts on the homepage. Talk about some overhead! I needed to find...Continue Reading Display Likes, Tweets, Page Views, and Comment Counts in Posts
WebDevStudios is trying something new! Every Tuesday, we will be doing a giveaway contest. Giving you die hard WDS fans a chance to win awesome goodies! Win things like the knowledgeable WordPress books written by our very own Brad Williams and Lisa Sabin-Wilson, a free hour of consultation on your...Continue Reading WebDevStudios Giveaway Tuesdays!
CNN released an article detailing why Twitter is the hottest web startup on the internet today. Twitter is a micro-blogging service that allows members to post short and meaningful 140 character updates on what they are doing. CNN does a good job explaining Twitter to anyone who hasn’t used the...Continue Reading Twitter Labeled the Hottest Web Startup by CNN
Laconica, the Open Source Microblogging Framework that runs http://Identi.ca, has released a Twitter compatible API. So what is Identi.ca? Identi.ca is an Open Network Service. Our main goal is to provide a fair and transparent service that preserves users’ autonomy. In particular, all the software used for Identi.ca is Free...Continue Reading Microblogging Website Identi.ca Launches a Twitter Compatible API