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XPoster 4.2.0 & XPoster Pro 3.2.0

January 18, 2024

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Topics: Release Notes.

Today’s release of XPoster 4.2.0 and XPoster Pro 3.2.0 is a major release with one significant new feature: posting to Mastodon instances. It’s just one feature, but since XPoster has been a one-service plugin since 2008, there was quite a lot to do to update it to support more than one service. On the plus-side, this also opens up the potential for additional services in the future. Mastodon is considerably easier to set up for posting than X.com, but there […]

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Eliminating the search and display widgets

September 3, 2023

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Topics: Accessibility.

I’m just now releasing version 4.0.3 of XPoster, removing the search and display widgets. While it is still technically possible to use search and display widgets, they’re only supported at the $5,000 per month Pro level X.com API access level. In order to make these widgets usable even at that level, I’d need to rewrite them to support the version 2 API, and given the extremely small market of users who would be able to use them – I don’t […]

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A new name, and a new start

August 15, 2023

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Topics: News, WordPress.

WP to Twitter is now XPoster WP to Twitter and WP Tweets Pro are things of the past, along with their namesake, Twitter. But the site formerly known as Twitter still survives, and is gradually rebranding itself as X.com. And so here we go. Although I didn’t intend to go this direction, the pressures of the marketplace have changed my mind: WP to Twitter is now XPoster, and WP Tweets Pro is now XPoster Pro. But this is more than […]

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