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Smash Balloon Twitter Changes (Pro Version)

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.

We are cautiously rolling out our new system to prevent any issues and refine how our new system works. We will gradually allow more features as we are able. This is a guide to what has changed with the update.


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 only user timelines. We currently do not support the hashtag, search, home timeline, 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 updated.

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 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!

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


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