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r0nka says

I used a PHP snippet I found on the web,

<?php function get_status($twitter_id, $hyperlinks = true) { $c = curl_init(); curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_URL, "http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=$twitter_id?count=1"); curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); $src = curl_exec($c); curl_close($c); preg_match('/<tex?>(.*)<\/text>/', $src, $m); $status = htmlentities($m[1]); if( $hyperlinks ) $status = ereg_replace("[[:alpha:]]+://[^<>[:space:]]+[[:alnum:]/]", "<a href="\\"\\0\">\\0</a>", $status); return($status); } echo get_status('google'); ?>

but for some reason it doesn’t echo any nothing .. can someone help me here please?

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CreativeMilk says

i think this is selfpromotion ;)

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wpCanyonThemes says

i think this is selfpromotion ;)

I’ll tell you the same thing @themolitor told me today when he was in my shoes and i was in yours :)

“The “self promotion” prohibition applies to your items on the marketplace. The moderators said it was okay to promote stuff that helps the community (FYI).”

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sevenspark Moderator says

I’ll tell you the same thing @themolitor told me today when he was in my shoes and i was in yours :)

“The “self promotion” prohibition applies to your items on the marketplace. The moderators said it was okay to promote stuff that helps the community (FYI).”

+1

If this weren’t allowed it’d just stifle the sharing of knowledge… and sharing knowledge is kinda the point of the forums in the first place.

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r0nka says
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CreativeMilk says


i think this is selfpromotion ;)

I’ll tell you the same thing @themolitor told me today when he was in my shoes and i was in yours :)

“The “self promotion” prohibition applies to your items on the marketplace. The moderators said it was okay to promote stuff that helps the community (FYI).”

sorry to say but even stuff thats of help for the community which is written or created by yourself is selfpromotion

trust me i know, this has been pointed out by the mods a while back.(so why does the mods say this now?)

What you are saying is that everybody who has an blog can post on threads there post about some item/subject…..

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JamiGibbs says

i think this is selfpromotion ;)

hahahahaa!! That made my night (because I see wpCanyonThemes make this accusation on a daily basis).

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wpCanyonThemes says


i think this is selfpromotion ;)
hahahahaa!! That made my night (because I see wpCanyonThemes make this accusation on a daily basis).

Ohh cmn today was the first and for now last time i said that. How come is that daily basis?

And @themolitor said that it’s not forbidden if it helps the community, and i believe him.

@ronka – Sure, everything you find there you can use for whatever you like and however you like. :)

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Potshot says

Guys, he’s not posting the link because he wants everyone to click it and visit his site. He’s posting it because it’s a legitimate solution to this guy’s problem that just happens to be written by him. I’m pretty sure that’s fine.

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wpCanyonThemes says

Thanks @potshot :)

@everybody else

I reported my own post, the moderators will figure out what to do with it, don’t want to be the bad guy here.

PHP (change TwitterProfileName)

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