Snippet: Display your latest tweets without any plugin

Add following snippet where you want to show your tweets


It will fetch my last five tweets.
echo get_my_tweets('my_screen_name', 5);


function get_my_tweets($screen_name, $max_items=5) {
    include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php');
    $rss = fetch_feed(''.$screen_name);
    $maxitems = $rss->get_item_quantity($max_items);
    $rss_items = $rss->get_items(0, $maxitems);

    $tweets = '<ul>';
    if ($maxitems == 0) $tweets .= '<li>No items.</li>';
    else {
        // Loop through each feed item and display each item as a hyperlink.
        foreach ( $rss_items as $item )
            $tweets .= '<li><a href="'.$item->get_permalink().'">'.$item->get_title().'</a></li>';
    $tweets .= '</ul>';
    return $tweets;


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