Twitter plugin to work with Django CMS, designed to work with latest API of twitter.
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##About

Twitter dropped support for v1.0 of its REST API. Since this was used in DjangoCMS, all of the installations which used this plugin broke. Hence, this creates a twitter plugin using widgets.

##Installation

  • In order to install this plugin, fire up your virtualenv:

     	pip install cmsplugin-twitter
  • And add the this line in INSTALLED_APPS in your base.py

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    'south',
    'project.apps.movies',
    'project.apps.books',
    'project.apps.blog',
    'project.apps.linkedin',

    'django.contrib.auth',
    'django.contrib.contenttypes',
    'django.contrib.sessions',
    'django.contrib.sites',
    'django.contrib.messages',
    'django.contrib.staticfiles',

    'cms',
    'cms.plugins.text',
    'cms.plugins.picture',
    'cms.plugins.link',
    'cms.plugins.file',
    'cms.plugins.snippet',
    'cms.plugins.googlemap',
    'sekizai',
    'cmsplugin_twitter',
    'menus',
    'mptt',
    'publisher',
    'storages',
    'boto',
    'tinymce',
)

considering you have settings.py similar to this:

  • After saving them , run migrations:

     	python manage.py migrate

##How to Use:

  • Login to your twitter account and go to this url: https://twitter.com/settings/widgets

  • Create a new widgets and then copy the twitter handle and widget_id from the generated script.

  • Enter those two fields in the plugin form and other fields and you are good to go.

##Plugin in Action

This is the plugin working on a Django-CMS site:

Twitter Plugin

Enjoy!