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Tweet!
put twitter on your website with tweet!, an unobtrusive javascript plugin for jquery.

=== Demo ===

  http://tweet.seaofclouds.com/ and http://seaofclouds.com/

=== Download ===

  Tar http://github.com/seaofclouds/tweet/tarball/master

=== Features ===

  * small size and fast download time
  * will not slow down or pause your page while tweets are loading
  * display up to 100 tweets, as permitted by the twitter search api
  * display tweets from a twitter search, or from your own feed
  * optional verb tense matching, for human readable tweets
  * optionally display your avatar
  * optionally display tweets from multiple accounts!
  * automatic linking of @replies to users’ twitter page
  * automatic linking of URLs
  * automatic linking of #hashtags, to a twitter search of all your tags
  * converts <3 to a css styleable ♥ (we ♥ hearts)
  * customize the style with your own stylesheet or with other jquery plugins

=== Usage ===

  1. Get JQuery. In these examples, we use Google's AJAX Libraries API.
  - http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxlibs/
  - http://jquery.com/
  
  2. include jQuery and jquery.tweet.js files in your template's <head>.
    <script language="javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.1/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script language="javascript" src="/tweet/jquery.tweet.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
  
  3. Also in <head>, Initialize tweet! on page load with your Username and other options
    <script type='text/javascript'>
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $(".tweet").tweet({
                join_text: "auto",
                avatar_size: 32,
                count: 3,
                auto_join_text_default: "we said,",
                auto_join_text_ed: "we",
                auto_join_text_ing: "we were",
                auto_join_text_reply: "we replied to",
                auto_join_text_url: "we were checking out",
                loading_text: "loading tweets..."
            });
        });
    </script>
    
  4. In <body>, include a placeholder for your tweets. They'll get loaded in via JSON. How fancy!
    <div class="tweet"></div>
  
  5. Style with our stylesheet in <head>, or modify as you like!
    <link href="jquery.tweet.css" media="all" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>


=== Contribute ===

  Bring your code slinging skills to Github and help us develop new features for tweet!
  
  http://github.com/seaofclouds/tweet/

  git clone git://github.com/seaofclouds/tweet.git

  Report bugs at http://seaofclouds.lighthouseapp.com/projects/14179-tweet/overview

=== Licensed under the MIT ===

http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php

If you like Tweet, check out Twoot!
Twoot is a miniature Twitter client based on Tweet that allows you to post tweets and see what your friends are up to. Thanks, Peter Krantz!
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