With the development of social networking, more and more website owners start to make full use of them to promote websites, such as adding Tumblr shared button, Facebook shared button, and of course, Twitter shared button. Webmasters use them to share website posts to get followers’ attention. However, all these practices only enable to transfer information from website to social networking rather than from social networking to website.
Thus, we are going to show readers how to showcase Twitter Tweets on WordPress website. By doing this, website visitors can notice your latest articles on current page, which may arouse people’s interests on your website and stay longer. In the following, our editors summarize three simple ways to achieve this easily.
Showcase the Latest Tweets with Codes
Code is always the easiest and resource-saving way to do any configuration in WordPress. However, for people who have little-to-no knowledge about codes, the practice may be extremely out of reach. But don’t worry, we present all the codes in below. Readers just need to copy and paste the following codes to a text widget, then drag and drop it to the sidebar or just put it in any theme file. However, for long-term concern, we highly recommend all website managers to read HTML books and PHP books to acquire some coding knowledge.
As you can see, there is a word – WhatsWP at the end of the forth line, which is supposed to be your Twitter username and there is a number 3 at the fifth line which means how many Tweets you want to show on your site. Then, you should replace them with your Twitter username and favored quantity.
Showcase the Latest Tweets with WordPress Plugins
If you are tired of coding staff, then, you can turn to WordPress – the most powerful platform. It develops all kinds of plugins to help users easily customize their website such as Google Map plugin, weather plugin, and of course wonderful plugins to showcase the latest Twitter Tweets. In the following, we carefully choose some convenient and amazing ones for all readers.
Latest Tweets Widget
The plugin aims to help webmasters connect their Twitter Tweets to websites easily by simply adding Twitter account to this plugin. Latest Tweets Widget supports for Twitter API 1.1 that is the newest version. Besides, it offers full OAuth authentication through admin area in WordPress to ensure the fetched Tweets are full compatible.
Gabfire Twitter Feed
By using Gabfire Twitter Feed, you can showcase your recent Tweets in any sidebar or any widget area. Integrated with OAuth, the plugin can operate well with all themes. When it comes to connecting your Tweets with websites, you can utilize either Twitter username or hashtag. Besides, Twitter Feed comes with a minimal design that matches with any theme automatically; however, if you prefer to customize it, there are several useful classes in CSS file to change some useful elements.
As the name suggests, the usage of Inline Tweets is obvious: helping to display Tweets on websites. It enables people to add the latest or a certain Tweet in any post, page, or even in the text widget. Of course, there are options for users to customize the plugin style.
Showcase the Latest Tweets with Tweeter Widget
On Twitter official site, there is a widget section that can help users display Tweets on their website. Just visit Twitter Widget and login to your account, then, there will be a sample widget with your ID. You can change and customize the appearance of it by choosing a dark or light theme, choose color of links, adjust its height, and so on so forth.
Once you have done with the customization, just click on Create Widget button at the bottom of the page. Then, you need to move the widget to your WordPress website by copying the widget codes and pasting them to a text widget in sidebar. After this, the whole process is finished successfully.