Extension:TwitterTag

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TwitterTag
Release status: stable
Implementation Tag
Author(s) Mikko Miettinen
Original version:
Latest version 1.2.0
Compatibility policy Master maintains backward compatibility.
MediaWiki 1.27+
PHP 7.1.0+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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‎<twitter />
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The TwitterTag extension adds ‎<twitter /> tag to allow embedding Twitter content on pages. It is ported from Fandom's extension.

Installation[edit]

Unless otherwise specified, you should always download and install "master" version, which is compatible with all supported versions. Release branches are not supported and may be outdated.
  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called TwitterTag in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'TwitterTag' );
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Usage[edit]

Currently the extension supports individual tweets, profile timeline and list timeline. Additionally, likes timeline is currently supported, but will be deprecated by Twitter.

To add a tweet, use following code: ‎<twitter screen-name="screen_name" tweet-id="tweet_id" />

To add a profile timeline, use following code: ‎<twitter screen-name="screen_name" />

To add a list timeline, use following code: ‎<twitter screen-name="screen_name" list-slug="list_slug" />

To add a likes timeline, use following code: ‎<twitter likes-screen-name="screen_name" />

Alternatively, full URL can be provided using parameter href=.

Most parameters provided by Twitter, such as height=, width=, and lang=, are supported.