Load several instances of your Tweet, Like and +1 buttons asynchronously

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in Social Networks | No Comments

In one of my blogs, I was having issues with page loading because the social buttons were locking the page when they were being rendered. This is a serious issue for the visitor, since most of them just want to get to the info quickly. This issue is very noticiable on blogs, where you have […]

How to add a Twitter Poll to your website

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011 in CSS, Social Networks | One Comment

Twitter is great and with it comes great ideas from everywhere. Today, I decided to try a new kind of poll that I really liked and will boost your Twitter mentions a lot. I am talking about Twitter Polls. If you don’t know what it is, keep reading, you will enjoy it.

Twitter adds a one-stop ‘Follow’ button for websites

Posted by on Jun 1, 2011 in Social Networks | No Comments

Good news for us developers. Twitter added a new “Follow” button so people can one-click and follow you without leaving your website. It even pops a couple of tweets and some information about your profile!

Twitter feed on your website with cURL and PHP

Posted by on Aug 15, 2010 in PHP | 3 Comments

Pulling code from here and there, I gathered enough information to create a small function that allow you to pull your Twitter feed and display it in your website. What you do is basically call the function and pass a couple parameters. The styling can be done with CSS.