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Opened 18 months ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#3240 new enhancement

Add speaker's social media handle to WordPress.tv video link

Reported by: carmemias Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: WordPress.tv Keywords:



I run the Twitter account for our local WordPress meetup. Amongst other things, we like to use it to share videos from WordPress.TV that we think our members and followers may be interested in.

The "Click to Share on Twitter" button very helpfully gives us the box already filled-in with this format: [Speaker's name]: [Talk title] [url] via @WordPressTV

But we also like to let the speakers know their talk is appreciated. So if they have a Twitter account, we normally swap the Speaker's name for their Twitter handle.

This, however, means a few extra minutes work digging around either the event's website, google or twitter itself.

Since this information is already available to the WordCamp organisers (most of us normally enter it when registering to attend), I thought it may make a small change that would benefit both end users and speakers.

Many thanks.

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Change History (3)

18 months ago

screen grab illustrating scenario

#1 @casiepa
18 months ago

Hi, I'm currently busy with the possibility to add twitter tags on the submit-video form. I never thought about this possibility too, great idea! Let me see if I can somewhere combine it with what I'm doing.

#2 @carmemias
18 months ago

That's fab! Thank you so much!

Last edited 18 months ago by carmemias (previous) (diff)
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