Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. I have 30 new plugins to share with you on today’s roundup. That’s right, 30. Lots to take a look at, so check them out after the jump!
An interesting discussion is brewing over at Trac about the new Twitter Importer which many users have been looking forward to for their own WordPress-powered properties: This ticket is to track the development of a plugin that can import tweets from a downloaded twitter.com archive. Presumably, such a plugin would be added to the importers list on wp-admin/import.php. The gist of the conversations so far that have interested me is the discussion of whether these should be imported as posts, which is the original proposed implementation, or another view presented by Mike Schinkel:
Yesterday Jane Wells created a call-to-action to help create a native Twitter importer for archived tweets, a new feature that Twitter is releasing that is helping to support their growing “more open” strategy. ***Note*** This won’t be in core, this will be as a plugin as the other importers have been. Clarified! The roll-out of downloading your archived tweets is still pending for many users and you’ll get an invite via your email to know that the feature is active – I have yet to get one personally but can’t wait to download my nearly 40,000 tweets – I’m not sure […]