240 posts
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 4 years
+2 more
phpdude says

I was skeptical too, I thought the display requirements were only meant for the more high class sites and for TV, but according to this discussion with a Twitter employee, they say it’s for everything. https://dev.twitter.com/discussions/15327

Yes, the display requirements apply to all scenarios in which Tweets and Twitter content are shown

This means all kind of widgets will need to be adjusted to coincide with the guidelines, but it’s not really a massive deal because all the jQuery or other JS based plugins will break when they switch to v1.1 of the API.

4561 posts Community Mod Building awesome stuff for your mobile devices!
  • Contributed a blog post
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Helps us moderate the forums
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
+15 more
Enabled Moderator says

I was skeptical too, I thought the display requirements were only meant for the more high class sites and for TV, but according to this discussion with a Twitter employee, they say it’s for everything. https://dev.twitter.com/discussions/15327
Yes, the display requirements apply to all scenarios in which Tweets and Twitter content are shown
This means all kind of widgets will need to be adjusted to coincide with the guidelines, but it’s not really a massive deal because all the jQuery or other JS based plugins will break when they switch to v1.1 of the API.

Yup, timeout infinite load loop! :D

811 posts We're a nice team!
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
+9 more
ThemeFocus says

Hi, you there use twitter api test link show correct? Here show : Bad Authentication data

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=twitterapi&count=2

I’m not make sure that 1.0 & 1.1 will all not support user_timeline.json get tweets.

372 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 3 years
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+1 more
billyf says

Hi, you there use twitter api test link show correct? Here show : Bad Authentication data https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=twitterapi&count=2 I’m not make sure that 1.0 & 1.1 will all not support user_timeline.json get tweets.
You need to generate OAuth signature before you can request for user_timeline. Considering those are public information, I’m not sure why are we forced to use OAuth for it.

I personally think that the current changes (new API + display guidelines) seems to push people into using their own embedded timeline. After all, the display guidelines will somehow make your ‘custom timeline’ look 90% like theirs and there is no rate limit for their own timeline widget.

3007 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 4 years
  • Has referred 200+ members
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
+7 more
duotive says


Hi, you there use twitter api test link show correct? Here show : Bad Authentication data https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=twitterapi&count=2 I’m not make sure that 1.0 & 1.1 will all not support user_timeline.json get tweets.
You need to generate OAuth signature before you can request for user_timeline. Considering those are public information, I’m not sure why are we forced to use OAuth for it. I personally think that the current changes (new API + display guidelines) seems to push people into using their own embedded timeline. After all, the display guidelines will somehow make your ‘custom timeline’ look 90% like theirs and there is no rate limit for their own timeline widget.

Byebye twitter widget.

17 posts
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
+1 more
pixeldizajn says

This is just sad, their display requirements ruin any chance of creativity. Bye, bye Twitter widgets from us too.

954 posts
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $1,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
+3 more
aleluja says


Who need twitter? From 5 March Twitter Widget is not in my features list. Goodbye Twitter.
I just broke up with Twitter too… she’s still crying! :D

Well she wanted it!

Bye.

852 posts
  • Power Elite Author: Sold more than $1M on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 4 years
  • Has sold $2M+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
Dream-Theme says

Always thought Twitter is stupid…

1439 posts
  • Has referred 200+ members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Member of the Envato Team
+12 more
kailoon Envato team says

Byebye twitter widget.
+1
104 posts
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Located in United States
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 4 years
  • Has sold $750,000+ on Envato Market
+5 more
2winFactor says

Still researching this, but it seems like usability is a little clunky for the Theme customer. If you create a custom twitter “widget”, the Theme customer still needs to create a new “application” on the twitter website:

https://dev.twitter.com/apps

Then copy and paste FIVE different pieces of information in the widget:

1. Twitter Application Consumer Key

2. Twitter Application Consumer Secret

3. Account Access Token

4. Account Access Token Secret

5. Twitter Feed Screen Name

I’m thinking it just might be easier to get rid of the any custom twitter widgets and just paste a twitter timeline in a text widget:

https://dev.twitter.com/docs/embedded-timelines

Unless I’m missing something?

Andre

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by