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Twitter Highlight


Convert the following formats:

  • @username ->
  • @username/listname ->
  • #hashtag ->

It comes with some options to configure, like use nofollow attribute, open on a new page and choose where you want the links to be replaced.


  1. Upload twitter-highlight folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure settings in the options panel


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Contributors & Developers

“Twitter Highlight” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Change log


  • First version.


  • Options display style changed a little


  • Fix incorrect username/list/hashtag handling when it was inside a link. Thanks to Holly Jahangiri ( and Justin Sternberg (