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JMZ Twitter

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1. Introduction


Thank you for using this extension. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this documentation file, please feel free to ask a question at here.

Please read this file carefully before contacting with us for support.

JMZ Twitter Module based on Twitter API

Current Version: 1.0.0

Compatibility: Joomla! ver 2.5 & 3.0

Some Features:

  •  Easy to Install.
  •  Choose whether to display your avatar or not.
  •  Select whether to display just your tweets or all tweets related to a particular topic.
  •  Twitter username can be set to be displayed above each tweet.
  •  Easy and friendly administration.
  •  Encryption of OAuth information for security, so that you will never lose your OAuth information.
  •  Select auto join phrases according to the nature of your tweet eg specific intro text for replies.
  •  Limitation for number of tweets to be displayed.

 

2. Installation Guide

In this document, we will find step by step instructions for installing and using JMZ Twitter effectively.

2. 1 Download Extension

First login and download mod_jmz_twitter_j25_j3.zip file from here.

2. 2 Install Extension

You only need to take a few quick steps:

  • Log into your Joomla 2.5 or Joomla 3 Administrator section.
  • In the top menu, hover over Extensions and then select Extension Manager.
  • In the Choose File section, click Browse and find the file you just download (mod_jmz_twitter_j25_j3.zip) in step 1 above.

After you have selected this file, click the Upload and Install button.

 upload-and-install

When your JMZ Twitter Package has been uploaded and installed successfully, you will see a confirmation message:

confirmation-message

3. Configure the JMZ Twitter Module


  • Go to Extensions -> Modules Manager. And Publish the JMZ Twitter module that was installed.
  • Click on the JMZ Twitter in the list below:
modules-manager

The Module Manager screen will be displayed showing you all the module parameters

In Details, set the Status parameter to Published and set the Position parameter to the place you want the module to appear in the template, show or hide the title.

published

To get content from Twitter, we need to get OAuth information. The OAuth includes: Consumer key, Consumer key secret, Access token, Access token secret.
twitter account settings
There are a few specific settings that you should use when using the JMZ Twitter.
twitter displaying
When you want to display a module on specific menus, you need to assign it to the menus. Go to Menu Assignment tab, select which pages you want to show the module on. You can choose On all Pages, No Pages, Only on the pages selected, or On all pages except those selected.
nenu assignment
Click the Save&Close to apply your changes.

Congratulations, you have just installed JMZ Twitter for your Joomla!Site.

4. Support Us


We are extremely happy you have selected JMZ Twitter for your website, if you have a suggestion about how we can do something better, please tell us ! All feedback will be appreciated.