Sometimes a Twitter plugin is just the right fit for a site, other times it just might be overkill. If all that’s need is a simple list of recent Twitter posts this solution might be the best. The code below can be placed in a functions.php for the current theme or in a separate plugin. The code will automatically change @usernames into links to profiles and #hastags into links for the search page for the tag. It will also convert text links into valid click-able links.