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WordPress plugin: Latest Tweets Tooltip

Latest Tweet Tooltip

We are going to start our “projects” series today with an experiment related to Twitter and WordPress, a free plugin which will make your website more engaging and certainly will stand out of the crowd. WebDesignCrate proudly present a new WordPress plugin: Latest Tweets Tooltip.


“Latest Tweets Tooltip” or just simply LTT is a wordpress plugin which will allow you to show the latest tweets about a certain word or phrase in a draggable and resizable jQuery tooltip window. It’s really easy to install and use it and the most important thing, it will bring some user interactivity to your website or blog.


1. Download and extract the archive to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory (or simple use the WordPress admin panel and upload it there: Plugins -> Add New)

2. Activate the plugin from your admin panel (Plugins)

3. To use it on a word or phrase just include the word/phrase between the shortcodes [ltt] and [/ltt]

[ltt]this is a phrase[/ltt]

Version, Credits and Further information

This is the first stable version of the plugin (1.0.0). It has been tested on WordPress 3.1 along with some widely used and popular WP plugins. From our tests, this plugin should work perfectly with any other plugins. If you find any bugs or problems please don’t forget to report them using the comment section bellow. The code which powers this excellent plugin (jQuery based) was provided by CODY using the jQuery Twitter Search Plugin. The WP port it’s our way to thank you our reader for following our blog. Enjoy it and don’t forget to share it with other!

Rate this plugin on the official WordPress Plugin Directory

NOTE: Some user have reported some small issues regarding the plugin. The most of them are encountered because of the main wrapper div ID. The div ID used by the plugin is the most common one used by WP themes (see ltt.php line 52)

<script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[
$(function() {
// ]]></script>

If you have this problem try change the #content definition to your wrapper’s ID. For any support related issues don’t hesitate to use the comment section of this article.

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