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Smash Balloon Twitter Changes (Free Version)

Important notice for Twitter Feed users: No tweets returned or feed not updating: Due to another sudden Twitter change, there are more changes occurring in our solution for updating feeds. While we have resolved the issue, due to instability with Twitter your feeds may not update consistently. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and will update you with further details.

With our new solution, every feed update incurs a cost to us which was not the case in the past. For this reason, we will need to have limits on how often and how many feeds will update as well as some of the features related to types of feeds and number of sources.

Frequency of Updates

In version 2.1, a single feed and source will update with a limit of 1 update per week.

Supported Feed Types

Our solution supports only user timelines. We currently do not support the hashtag or home timeline feed types. Unfortunately these are no longer available with the changes though we may be able to add support back in future updates.

Number of Feeds

In version 2.1, only as single feed can be updated.

Loading More Tweets

In version 2.1, you will be able to load more tweets, with a varying number of total tweets available (not infinite). Tweets are cached and the number of available tweets when loading more will grow over time. You may see only 20 or 30 of your tweets when first creating a feed.

Removing Limitations

As was announced at the beginning of April 2023, Twitter does now have an API that offers a limited number of API requests for a $100 monthly fee. We are working on integrating our plugin with this new API which would allow for more features. You may even be able to add your own App credentials to then restore the unrestricted use of our plugin. Stay tuned!

Our paid pro version is available for purchase if you would like to create and display unlimited feeds that share 12 daily updates.

Thank you for your patience as we fight for your success with our plugin!


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