SPTwitter – Internal Twitter Application for Teams


I have been looking around the web at new applications and came accross the TeamTalk for SharePoint 2010 by ZevenSeas.  They released a no code (server code) site template for internal twitter team talks.  I thought that the concepts was fantastic and simple to implement, so i decided to create my own version using Visual Studio 2010 and Utilise SharePoint 2010’s new Sandbox Solutions.

My Solution which is now on the LifeInSharePoint Codeplex page is a sandbox solution which deploys content types, list definitions, and contains three webparts which you can place anywhere on the page / site.  The Solution is designed so you can install the solution on multiple Webs and they will work individually.

The release at the moment is a beta release and any comments, additions and recommendations would be fantastic.  I will be implementing a “Re-tweeting” functionality as well as a SharePoint Server version which links in with user profiles for a more enhanced experience.  Like i said, its still work in progress, but please feel free to try it out.



Direct WSP Download Link : http://lifeinsharepoint.codeplex.com/releases/view/47786

Update: Now Includes webpart fix and Re-Tweets

I am the SharePoint Development Lead at ICS Solutions Ltd. As well as broad knowledge in SharePoint 2007, 2010 & 2013 my specialities lie with SharePoint Branding, WebPart Development and JQuery integration.

3 Comments on "SPTwitter – Internal Twitter Application for Teams"

  1. Eric Akawie (@EricJ) says:

    Trying to deploy the Twitter Solution. I keep getting the following message when I try to create a tweet:

    Trying to use an SPWeb object that has been closed or disposed and is no longer valid.

    I do not have it deployed as a Sandboxed Solution. Could that be the problem?

  2. I have updates that need doing on this solution. I hope to complete this within a week or so.


  3. joni says:

    Hi Chris,

    Thank you for this webpart. Is the webpart has ability to send a message privately?. Please advise, thank you

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