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Setting up the Free Custom Twitter Feeds WordPress Plugin

Version 2.0 and above. 

1) To upload the plugin click Add New at the top of your WordPress Plugins page.

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2) Click Upload at the top.

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3) Browse to the zip file which you downloaded when you purchased the plugin and click Install Now

4) Activate the plugin.

5) You’ll now see the Twitter Feed menu appear in your WordPress menu.

6) Click on All Feeds and then click on the button labeled Add new.

7) Select the Feed type you want to display, then click Next

8) Click on the button labeled Connect

9) Add your Twitter handle name

10) Select the template you want to use

11) Customize your feed using the options on this screen, then click Save

12) Once you’re ready to embed your feed, click the Embed button and copy the shortcode.

13) To display your feed simply add the shortcode you created to any page, post, or widget, like so:

14) Navigate to the All Feeds page and click the Edit button to customize your feed.

If you have any issues setting up or using the plugin then check out our support section for solutions to common problems. If you need help beyond that, then you can also open a support ticket below.

Below version 1.x

The Custom Twitter Feeds plugin is brand new and so we’re currently working on improving our documentation for it. If you have an issue or question please submit a support ticket and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

1) Once you’ve installed the plugin click on the Twitter Feed item in your WordPress menu



2) Click on the large blue Twitter login button to get your Twitter Access Token and Secret. Note; if you have your own Twitter Developer App set up then you can enter your information manually by enabling the checkbox below the button.



3) Authorize the plugin to read your Tweets.
Note; the plugin does not obtain permission to edit or write to your Twitter account, only to read your content.



4) Twitter sends back your Access Token and Secret which are then automatically saved by the plugin. This information is required in order to connect to the Twitter API.



5) Enter a Twitter screenname to display Tweets from. Alternatively, choose to display Tweets from your home timeline or a hashtag.



6) Navigate to the Customize and Style pages to customize your feed.



7) Once you’ve customized your feed, click on the Display Your Feed tab for directions on how to display your feed (or multiple feeds).



8) Copy the [custom-twitter-feeds] shortcode and paste it into any page, post or widget where you want the feed to appear.



9) You can paste the shortcode directly into your page editor, as shown below.



10) You can use the default WordPress ‘Text’ widget to display your Twitter Feed in a sidebar or other widget area.



View your website to see your Twitter feed(s) in all their glory!

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For an overview of setting up and using the Custom Twitter Feeds Pro WordPress plugin check out the video below.



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