Creating a twitter widget in the Wordpress function.php file

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I found this code for adding a custom twitter widget to your functions file, it's been useful on more that a few occasions. So thought I would add it to the blog as well as development. As the code needs the twitter_update_list ID it's not possible to put more than one of these on a page so I haven't made it into a multiple widget.

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  1. <?php function widget_mytheme_twitter() { ?>
  2. <div>
  3. <ul><li><h2><a href="">My Twitter Feed</a></h2>
  4. <ul id="twitter_update_list" ><li><script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
  5. <script type="text/javascript" src=";count=5"></script></li></ul>
  6. </li></ul></div>
  7. <?php } if ( function_exists('register_sidebar_widget') )
  8. register_sidebar_widget(__('Twitter feed'), 'widget_mytheme_twitter'); ?>

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