Diginix Twitter Ticker - Documentation

 

Follow the following steps

1 - Download the file mod_diginix_twitter_j15.zip (make sure you have downloaded  mod_diginix_twiiter_j25 if you are using Joomla 2.5 and mod_diginix_twiiter_j30 for Joomla 3.0.

2 - Go to your Joomla admin and install the module

3 - Go to Module Manager

4 - Click on "Diginix Twitter Ticker" from the List.

5 - Twitter id: use your Tiwtter id in this field.

6 - Height: This is the height (size in px) of your module.

7 - Width: This is the length (size in px) of the feed. Leave blank, if you want stretch the feed to the site width.

8 - Background Color: background color of your module.

9 - You can also modify Fonts-Famiily, Fonts-Color, Fonts-size (in px) as well.

10 - Number of feeds: No of feeds to display, maximum no of feeds is 20.

11 - Speep: Scrooling Speed of the feed, 1 is slower and 9 is faster.

12 - Target Link: Target link to be opend either in same or a new window.

13 - News icon: You can use any image to display as bullet icon with each feed.

 

Follwoing is the troubleshooting tips for the new Twiiter API 1.1 as Twitter updated their new API

Troubleshooting tip 1: Make sure you have cURL enabled on your server setup which is required by the new Twitter API V1.1

Troubleshooting tip 2: The new rate limits for V1.1 for user timelines are 180 requests per 15 minute window. IP Address based limited no longer applies as it did with non-authenticated requests. So if you have a high volume of visitors to your website, then it’s probably worth setting up caching of Diginix Twitter Ticker .

Troubleshooting tip 3: If you are getting internal 500 server errors on the twitter feed, this could be down to a number of things. Try enabling friendly Joomla display errors or checking log files to see the exact error message and communicate same to us for figure it out.

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Troubleshooting tip 1: Make sure you have cURL enabled on your server setup which is required by the new Twitter API V1.1

 

Troubleshooting tip 2: The new rate limits for V1.1 for user timelines are 180 requests per 15 minute window. IP Address based limited no longer applies as it did with non-authenticated requests. So if you have a high volume of visitors to your website, then it’s probably worth setting up caching of Diginix Twitter Ticker .

 

Troubleshooting tip 3: If you are getting internal 500 server errors on the twitter feed, this could be down to a number of things. Try enabling friendly Joomla display errors or checking log files to see the exact error message and communicate the same to us for figure it out.