Since Twitter launched in 2006, it has quickly grown to be one of the most popular social media networks. On the other hand, WordPress is the most user-friendly platform used by more than 60% websites over the Internet. In order to make the website sociable and attract customers through social medias, many WordPress users are trying to integrate their sites with Twitter.
There are dozens of Twitter widgets that can help integrate WordPress with Twitter, some of which display Twitter feeds on the WordPress sites while others allows visitors share your content on their Twitter accounts. In the following, we just introduce some of the best WordPress Twitter widgets, which are helpful for sharing website content on Twitter feeds as well as promoting your Twitter account on the website.
WP to Twitter
WP to Twitter is one of the most famous Twitter widget for WordPress websites. It automatically tweet a Twitter post when you publish a new post on your blog. Users can also make use of a variety of general URL shorteners to shorten URLs using , or just leave Twitter to do it. Besides, you can also use this plugin to display the recent Tweets. The plugin also supports a customizable Tweet template, with which you can update and edit posts and pages.
Twitter Widget Pro
This is a useful plugin that is designed for the people who wish to handle twitter feeds properly, including #hashtags, URLs into links and parsing @username. It also supports showing profiles images, and even allows users to control how to display the time and date of a tweet. With helpful functionality and easy to use interface, it has got over 900,000 downloads at present.
Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget
This is an easy to use Twitter feed widget that can display the up-to-date posts from a Twitter account into a WordPress sidebar. Based on Twitter API v1.1, users are able to customize this widget with ease. It also enables you to display your recent tweets other than in a widget. With the simple [really_simple_twitte] shortcode, you can easily achieve the purpose.
This is a customizable twitter widget for WordPress sidebar. With over 150,000 downloads, it is one of the most popular Twitter plugins that display your tweets on the website sidebar. It is very flexible that allows you to turn on /off what you want to show on the site. Besides, it also comes with an easy installation and simple appearance. You can only place all file in your /wp-content/plugins/twitter directory and activate the plugin through dashboard, and you can feel free to drag it to where you like.
Kebo Twitter Feed
Kebo Twitter Feed is one of the easiest ways to add a great looking Twitter feed to WordPress sites. It enables users to add a Twitter feed to website for free so that they can get started easily, without the requirement of setting up your own Twitter APP. Besides, it fits seamlessly with your current site design no matter which theme your site utilizes.
Simple Twitter Tweets
Just as the name indicates, this plugin is a simple Twitter Tweets widget that displays your Tweets on WordPress site using the new Twitter OAuth API. Sometimes, shared hosting have issues with the Twitter API so that the tweets cannot be displayed properly on the website, but this plugin has solved this problem and can always display your Tweets.
JM Twitter Cards
JM Twitter Cards is a powerful Twitter WordPress widget that adds appropriate meta on your WordPress site, allowing users to get Twitter cards for their posts according to the settings. It is fully compatible with WP SEP by Yoast and All in One SEO plugins so that you can easily improve your site experience with the plugin.
Mini Twitter Feed
Mini Twitter Feed is an easy yet helpful plugin that embeds your twitter feed or the twitter timeline from the favorite users on your WordPress blog. At most, you can display up to 100 tweets within seven days. Also, they plugin can display tweets from your feed, the Twitter Search, a list, your favorite users, and other places. Overall, it is useful and flexible to promote your website with Twitter account.