Get Your Most Recent Twitter Status Using PHP

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To find your numerical Twitter ID, login to Twitter and click on your RSS feed (bottom of the page). The URL will look something like Your ID will be the 12345678.

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  1. <?php
  2. function get_status($twitter_id, $hyperlinks = true) {
  3. $c = curl_init();
  4. curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_URL, "$twitter_id.xml?count=1");
  5. curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
  6. $src = curl_exec($c);
  7. preg_match('/<text>(.*)<\/text>/', $src, $m);
  8. $status = htmlentities($m[1]);
  9. if( $hyperlinks ) $status = ereg_replace("[[:alpha:]]+://[^<>[:space:]]+[[:alnum:]/]", "<a href=\"\\0\">\\0</a>", $status);
  10. return($status);
  11. }
  12. ?>


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