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TwitterWidgetPack - no hashtag displayed


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Community Member, 267 Posts

5 August 2010 at 12:27am


Installed the TwitterWidgetPack into the CMS. Selected Profile widget. Saved. And it works.

- When I hit the checkbox: 'display hashtag?' it doens't show the # or the word behind the hashtag.
- When I disable the checkbox, the result is the same.

- When i twitter #test, it won't display anything in the widget :( on my twitterpage it looks correct.

Any ideas?


Community Member, 267 Posts

5 August 2010 at 1:33am

Ok i got an idea of the problem:

the correct wat to display a twitter widget (according to the twitter website) is:

<script src=""></script>
new TWTR.Widget({
version: 2,
type: 'profile',
rpp: 4,
interval: 6000,
width: 250,
height: 300,
theme: {
shell: {
background: '#333333',
color: '#ffffff'
tweets: {
background: '#000000',
color: '#ffffff',
links: '#4aed05'
features: {
scrollbar: false,
loop: false,
live: false,
hashtags: true,
timestamp: true,
avatars: false,
behavior: 'all'}}).render().setUser('usernameHere').start();

The ouput of the SS TwitterWidgetPack is:

<script src=""></script>
new TWTR.Widget({

The php file with the code says:
function WidgetSetupJSON() {
      $settings = $this->WidgetSetup();
      return Convert::raw2json($settings);

- Is there a way to convert an array to version = 2, instead of "version"= 2



Community Member, 57 Posts

14 April 2011 at 4:07am

No, any text after a hashtag isn't displayed... Anyone know what's causing this?