WordPress Dashboard Twitter

Twitter is everywhere. So why not in your WordPress Dashboard? WordPress Dashboard Twitter is a Dashboard Widget that displays Twitter @replies, direct messages, sent messages, Retweets, Friends Timeline and favorites the convenient way within your WordPress Dashboard. WordPress Dashboard Twitter turns your Dashboard into a Twitter client.

The Dashboard widget lets you update your status, send direct messages, follow your mentions and retweets, list direct messages, sent messages, your friends timeline and your favorites in a simple tab interface. All in a single widget. No seperate admin page needed. All the Twitter stuff you need right where you need it.

At a glance:

  • Twitter OAuth authentication
  • Adds a Twitter Client to your WordPress Dashboard only
  • Display Mentions, Direct Messages, Sent messages, Retweets, Timeline and Favorites in a tabbed interface
  • Reply to a Twitter status or Direct Message from within the Dashboard Widget
  • No dedicated page in your WordPress admin panel
  • All customization can be done through the Widget’s Configuration
  • No impact on your blog’s frontend or other backend pages
  • Shortening URLs with wp.gd or bit.ly
  • One-Click-Image-Upload for TwitPic (currently disabled since version 1.0)
  • Whenever you check your incoming links or WordPress News in the Dashboard, you can check your Twitter status as well

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