So, this morning, frustrated by yet another Twitter convo that couldn’t be carried forward effectively on Twitter, and that anyway deserved to be preserved for the eternal archives, I decided to automate the process.
* Let's render a series of tweets without extraneous/redundant conversation
* Add to functions.php - substitute desired post-format for 'link' below
adding support for the “status” format to my theme so I can use it instead of “link,”
some other bells and whistles
…on the way to a plug-in or distributable custom function, but I think it’s already pretty neat and usable as is, if I do say so myself, and I do, on the way further to another objective recently discussed on Twitter, and a good candidate for another post of this general type: On the “Tweet Storm” as rickety bridge between old-fashioned blogging and unsatisfying social media.
Writing since ancient times, blogging, e-commercing, and site installing-designing-maintaining since 2001; WordPress theme and plugin configuring and developing since 2004 or so; a lifelong freelancer, not associated nor to be associated with any company, publication, party, university, church, or other institution.
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