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Smash Balloon Twitter Changes (Pro 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.

We have been working hard to continue to provide updated feeds for our users even with Twitter discontinuing our access to their API. With this change, we can no longer allow some features that existed before as each time the plugin updates the feed there is a cost.

Here are some things that have changed from previous versions.


Your license must be activate and valid in order to update feeds. Activate your license on the “Settings” page.

Frequency of Updates (*Updated April 20)

In version 2.2, an unlimited number of feeds and sources will update with a limit of 12 updates per day spread out among the feeds. For example, if you have 24 feeds with one source, each feed will update every-other day. If you have just one feed and one source, this feed can be updated up to 12 times a day. Limits are per site your license is activated on.

Supported Feed Types

Our solution supports user timelines, hashtag and search feeds. We currently do not support home timelines, lists and mentions 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 (*Updated April 20)

In version 2.2, an unlimited number of feeds can be created.

Loading More Tweets (*Updated April 20)

In version 2.2, 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

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 have added the ability to enter app credentials and use the new Twitter (X) API. This will allow for more frequent updates.

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


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