Takes URLs to your new blog posts and shortens them befor sending to Twitter. This plugin totally depends on Twitter Tools v1.6 and above since it wor
|Author:||Thomas Gericke (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||2.3|
|WordPress version tested:||3.0.5|
|Added to WordPress repository:||03-03-2009|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||1 569|
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unfake.it URL shortener Plugin for Twitter Tools works as a WordPress plugin and (hopefully) gets an URL as inbound parameter, shortens it by using unfake.it API and sends back the shortened URL as outbound return string.
You may also save your shortened URLs on facebook using our facebook application. If configured so, your WordPress blog will take you to facebook. Your blog post (including a thumbnailed screenshot of your post) will be displayed on your profile page as well as in your friends newsfeeds.
to make this plugin work without any further configuration, just make sure, you enabled twittering your posts in the Twitter Tools Options: screenshot-2.jpg (WP administration:
to disallow the plugin adding URLs to facebook, simply turn this feature off: screenshot-3.jpg
you won't have to shorten your post URL by yourself, as you could do on the unfake.it website: screenshot-1.jpg
I don’t know where to configure my Twitter account
Your Twitter account ain’t configured for and within this plugin. As mentioned above, you need the plugin Twitter Tools, where your account has to be configured.
What if I install your plugin and don’t even use Twitter Tools. Will your plugin harm my WordPress blog?
No! Unless you use Twitter Tools, simply nothing will happen.
Are donations welcome?
Sure. Donations keep me doin’ what I’m doin’. Visit http://www.thomasgericke.de/v4/interactive/blog/projects/wordpress-plugin-for-unfake-it/ to flattr me and send any micropayment. Not required, but appreciated.
I like this plugin but I don’t want commercials to show up for my shortened URLs. What can I do?
Get in touch with me (the author)! We’ll find a way.
- minor correction in API call
- admin page rewritten
- flattr introduced
- begging for donations introduced
- settings page added
- database tables introduced
- facebook integration added