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[How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter in WordPress

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    OLD is GOLD “ , very true statement but also  I see many times Bloggers saying “My posts have become old and hence not receiving any visits or traffic”. This post is my answer to their question. Today I am going to show you how to boost your old posts with Twitter in WordPress blogs.

    So here is an interesting wordpress plugin->  Tweet Old Post , which is used to tweet all your posts to your twitter account  randomly based on the time intervals specified by you. Below are few features of this amazing plugin :

  • Tweet Prefix : Now you can add few prefixes or tags which will be placed at the starting of the tweets in the format
    “{tweet prefix}:{Post Title}…{url}”

  • Post Data : If this option is set to yes then automatically the tweet format will be
    “{tweet prefix}:{Post Title}—{Content}…{url}”

  • URL from Custom Field : This option will allow to fetch the shortened url from the custom field specified by you or else it will use the url shortener in the deafault list as shown below :Listofurlshortener thumb1 [How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter in Wordpress
    • #Hash tags : You can also insert default hash tags to be included in the Tweet.
    • Time interval : The Minimum Time interval for the Tweet and Random Tweet Interval can be set in this plugin.
    • Post Age :  Depending on the age of the post , this plugin will tweet the posts. This feature has left behind many twitter schedulers.
    • Category Based : The posts will be avoided of selected category as shown below

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    How to Install and Configure

    After installing and activating this plugin , fill the required fields as shown below :

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    After filling the required fields click on Update Tweet Old Post Option and  Tweet Now to start tweeting at that instant of time. icon smile [How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter in Wordpress icon smile [How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter in Wordpress

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    Thanks to Ajay Matharu

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    [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor WordPress blogs

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    Twitter is the vital source for bloggers to share and promote their content. Retweet allows visitors to share the content using their twitter account. All bloggers are using Retweet button on their blogs to get huge traffic from twitter. Today i am going to share with you a simple trick where in you can customize your Retweet feature in your Multiauthor WordPress blog.

    In Multiauthor blogs , when Authors post their content , it is well displayed and shared with others through various social bookmarking sites. Twitter is one among them. We use Retweet button on each post to get more traffic. When visitors click on Retweet button , it connects their twitter account and hence tweets the post in the following format :

    RT @twitter-id   <———–Post-title———-> <Post url>.

    [Using Tweetmeme plugin]. So in Multiauthor blogs , whoever may be the Author but by default the twitter-id is always of the Admin of that blog. So here i will be showing how to replace the default twitter-id with the Author’s twitter-id icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs . To do this you must use Tweetmeme plugin and follow the below steps :

    Step 1: Adding a New field in Author’s bio

    • In this step instead of adding a new field in Author’s bio , i would use the existing empty field in the Author’s bio as shown below

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    • As shown in the above image , we would change the label “AIM” to “Twitter id”  or  “Twitter id without @”  [without quotes]. Here is how it is :

    Firstly login to your ftp and point to the root directory where you have installed wordpress.

    • Browse to the  /wp-includes directory.
    • Open registration.php file present it

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    • Edit the file registration.php

    Search for “AIM” in the file  and change it to “Twitter-id without @”. [without quotes] as shown below:

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    • Now refresh your author profile page and see whether the label changed as below image

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    Step 2 : Adding block of codes Tweetmeme plugin file

    Now we will be editing the tweetmeme plugin file to achieve this Retweet feature icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs . Follow the steps as shown below :

    • Browse to the wp-content/plugins/Tweetmeme folder

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    • Open tweetmeme.php file to edit

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    • After opening the tweetmeme.php file , edit the following codes as shown below :

    Search for “global $post;” [Without quotes] and for the first search add the below code under it

    // Block of code added by sunil jain on 28 Mar 2010
          $author_info = get_userdata($post->post_author);
     $retweetid = $author_info->aim ? $author_info->aim: get_option('tm_source');
      //End of block

    Have a look at the screen shot :

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    • Search for “ if (get_option(‘tm_source’)) {“ [without quotes] and replace it with the below code :
    if ($retweetid) {

    Have a look at the screenshot below :

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    Now you don’t need to worry about your blog authors as their twitter id will be mentioned each time when any visitor tweets it icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs
    Note : If any author doesn’t want to use his/her twitter id then by default Admin can insert his/her Twitter id to the options of Tweetmeme Plugin Settings page  via WordPress Dashboard as shown below :
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    We are very much glad that you read this wonderful trick  icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs . Your comments are valuable and also share it with others if you liked it icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs icon smile [How to] Customize Retweet Feature in Multiauthor Wordpress blogs
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    How to use different Themes for WordPress posts or pages

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    You might think that why can’t my blog be a mixture of many themes wherein i can use different themes for different pages or posts of my blog?? .

    Well , you are thinking wright icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages :), because recently a plugin by name Themeperpost has been developed, which  gives you an option of using different themes in different posts or pages of your blog. It uses Custom Field option from which you can yourself assign a theme for different posts and pages.

    Why this plugin :


    A many of readers will ask (including you icon wink How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages ) will ask this question “Why this plugin “. This is my answer -

    • “If you want to be simple then be , but if you want to be creative then do some creative “, isn’t this a creative plugin wherein you can have your own customized theme for different pages or posts?? [Answer this by commenting :announce: ] .
    • If you have a multiauthor blog like ShoutMeLoud , then several authors would like to see their posts in their own customized colors , no problem you can do this using Themeperpost WordPress Plugin icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages .
    • “Ten mugs of water is one bucket of water” , similarly ten colorful mugs of water is an attractive and wonderful bucket of water icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages [Think Positively :yes: ]

    How to use it :


    1. Firstly upload the new wordpress theme which you want to use for posts or pages. If the theme is already uploaded then note down its name properly , as we will be using it later.
    2. Now go to the post or page in edit mode and add a custom new field by name “themeperpost” and in the place of value add the Theme name which you had uploaded newly or noted it icon wink How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages customfield How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages
    3. Here you are , now you can see that particular post or page using the theme which you have entered in the custom field’s value section icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages

    Demo & Download

    Demo1->Demo2->Demo3 : These links are of the same blog but they are using different themes.

    Download Themeperpost WordPress Plugin.

    What do you think , what more can be included in this plugin??? . Be frank , as your comment will be taken into comsideration to update this plugin with some more customizations icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages icon smile How to use different Themes for Wordpress posts or pages

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