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Tuit Cycler

WordPress plugin for displaying a Widget with x numbers of Tweets from a specific User. Displays one tweet at a time, and rotates them using the jQuery Cycle Plugin.


Based on this WordPress Question.

Uses jQuery Cycle Plugin and jQuery Easing.

Function for grabbing the Tweets grabbed from the plugin Twitter Hash Tag Shortcode, by Bainternet.

A little trick for registering the Javascript files only when Widget active from this WordPress Answer, by One Trick Pony.

A little touch of style in the Widget admin area from this WordPress Q&A, by Jan Fabry.


Tuit Cycler


Check jQuery Cycle documentation and configure the file /js/tuit-widget.js.

The CSS for the frontend Widget is inside the function tuit_print_stylesheet (line 54) of the plugin.

The individual tweets are printed in the last lines of the plugin.

Line 183 displays the user image.

Line 184 is the actual tweet.



  • WordPress version 3.3 and later (not tested in previous versions)


  1. Unpack the download-package
  2. Upload the file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

Other Notes


Released under GPL, you can use it free of charge on your personal or commercial blog.

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