Script Summary: Add Retweet links to Hacker News
HNRetweet is an userscript that adds retweet links to the Hacker News site.
Clicking on a retweet link for a story lets you retweet that story from @HNTweets.
If a low-profile story wasn't tweeted by @HNTweets the script lets you send a new tweet in the same format.
- In Firefox install Greasemonkey and click on the install button bellow.
- In Chrome install Tampermonkey and click on the install button bellow.
- In Opera right-click on the button bellow select "Save Linked Content As..." and put the script in an empty folder
Then set that folder as the userscripts folder in:
Note: I'm not sure about other browsers. Let me know if it works for you...
The user script build a retweet links for each post based on the post id from the comment link (or the post URL if there isn't a comment link). These links point to an (hn-retweet.appspot.com/retweet/...) URL for the webapp that redirects you to the coresponding retweet intent.