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Simple Twitter Status Updates


The "Simple Twitter Status Updates" WordPress plugin automatically publishes a status on your twitter account when a post has been published, modified or commented by a user.

The "Simple Twitter Status Updates" plugin is configured in with just a few easy clicks and gets connected to your twitter account using oAuth. That means: you dont need to give away your twitter password!

Keep your followers up-to-date with what happens on your blog!


  • Automatic twitter status updates from your blog
  • Twitter authentication using oAuth (don’t give away your twitter account password)
  • Prefix and suffix for every status update
  • Automatic URL shortening using
  • Event log (see what the plugin is doing)


  • WordPress 3.0 or higher
  • PHP 5.2 or higher
  • PHP extension CURL version 7.0 or higher
  • PHP save mode must be turned OFF
  • The php.ini value OPEN_BASEDIR should be empty (should not be a problem but sometimes is one)

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  1. Unzip and upload the "simple-twitter-status-updates" plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Authenticate the "Simple Twitter Status Updates" to allow automatically status updates on your twitter timeline
  4. Define the plugin settings (Settings -> Twitter Updates) as you like and watch it working!
  5. Donate to help us improve the functionality and features of the plugin!


Do you have any questions or issues with the "Simple Twitter Status Updates" plugin?

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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Twitter Status Updates” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Bug fix: API change




  • Added as URL shortener
  • Bug fixes


  • Improved compatibility check
  • Bug fixes


  • Logging feature added (see what the plugin is doing)
  • Improved compatibility check
  • Bug fixes


  • Major Bug fix: plugin somtimes crashed trying to update a twitter status


  • Added the latest twitter-async class files
  • Improved compatibility check


  • Minor bug fix


  • First public release