The hwdMediaShare Twitter Update plugin
From HwdMediaShare Documentation
This is a commercial hwdMediaShare plugin that automatically updates your Twitter profile after various hwdMediaShare events.
Currently, it is possible to post an update after the following types of events:
- After new video
This plugin is a commercial extension that can be purchased from our shop.
The available parameters for this plugin are:
- Access Token
- Access Token Secret
- Bit.ly Username
- Bit.ly API Key
- Post on new video
- New video message
Twitter Access Token
This is your twitter token for the hwdMediaShare application. You can obtain this token by visiting the following page and authorising the application:
Twitter Access Token Secret
This is your twitter token secret for the hwdMediaShare application. You can obtain this token by visiting the following page and authorising the application:
Bit.ly is an URL shortening service. It converts very long URLs into short URLs. Twitter has a 140 character limit for each post so this can be very useful when trying to fit more information into your twitter posts. You can leave this parameter blank and the full URLs will be used however, if you enter valid bit.ly details then your URLs will be automatically shortened.
Bit.ly is a free service and you can quickly create an account here.
Bit.ly API Key
Once you have created your bit.ly account and logged in, you can get your API key from this page.
Post on new video
Here you can specify if you wish to post a Twitter update when a new video is posted.
New video message
Here you can define the format of the 'new video' message. The default message is:
New video posted on [[SITENAME]], called [[VIDEONAME]]. [[URL]].
- The text [[SITENAME]] will be replaced with the name of your website.
- The text [[VIDEONAME]] will be replaced with the name of the video.
- The text [[URL]] will be replaced with the URL to your video. If you have entered valid bit.ly credentials then this will be a shortened URL.