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Commentwitter is a WordPress plugin that gives commenters the option of Tweeting their comment with a link to your post. The plugin adds a new link next to the reply link in a comment that gives readers the optjon of tweeting that comment. This is a great way to bring the conversation from you blog on to Twitter and vice versa.

Other features

  • Automatically creates to specific comments in a post

Version history

The current version is 2.1 (2010.11.16).

2.1 (2010.11.16)

  • Added class=”comment-reply-link” to tweet link

2.0 (2010.11.16)

  • Removed ability to tweet new posts
  • Removed ability to automatically tweet posts from comment form
  • Added link next to ‘reply’ link in comment to tweet comment

1.5.2 (2009.10.06)

  • Switched from Cligs to Bitly
  • Removed Cligs API form from Admin

1.5.1 (2009.08.03)

  • Changed some javascript to fix functionality

1.5 (2009.08.02)

  • Added Thesis support
  • Fixed javascript toggle issue
  • Fixed “Send To Twitter” HTML
  • Changed Author URL

1.4.2 (2009.06.24)

  • Fixed URLEncoding issues

1.4.1 (2009.05.12)

  • Fixed some links

1.4 (2009.05.01)

  • Added help button and donation link

1.3 (2009.05.01)

  • Site owner can add a prefix to Tweets

1.2 (2009.04.30)

  • Tweet is only cut off if under 120 characters
  • Blog owner can now Tweet new comments automatically on own profile

1.0 (2009.03.05)

  • Released

To do

  • Auto approve comments when using CommenTwitter


  1. Upload the ‘commentwitter’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Go into the WordPress admin interface and activate the plugin


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