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Automatically link Twitter names to Twitter URL in blog posts and comments (functions.php)
<?php
//* DO NOT include the opening PHP tag
//* Automatically link Twitter names to Twitter URL
function twtreplace($content) {
$twtreplace = preg_replace('/([^a-zA-Z0-9-_&])@([0-9a-zA-Z_]+)/',"$1<a href=\"http://twitter.com/$2\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow\">@$2</a>",$content);
return $twtreplace;
}
add_filter('the_content', 'twtreplace');
add_filter('comment_text', 'twtreplace');
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