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Get Your Most Recent Twitter Status Using PHP


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To find your numerical Twitter ID, login to Twitter and click on your RSS feed (bottom of the page). The URL will look something like http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline/12345678.rss. Your ID will be the 12345678.

  1. <?php
  2. function get_status($twitter_id, $hyperlinks = true) {
  3. $c = curl_init();
  4. curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_URL, "http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/$twitter_id.xml?count=1");
  5. curl_setopt($c, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
  6. $src = curl_exec($c);
  7. curl_close($c);
  8. preg_match('/<text>(.*)<\/text>/', $src, $m);
  9. $status = htmlentities($m[1]);
  10. if( $hyperlinks ) $status = ereg_replace("[[:alpha:]]+://[^<>[:space:]]+[[:alnum:]/]", "<a href=\"\\0\">\\0</a>", $status);
  11. return($status);
  12. }
  13. ?>

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