10 Best Twitter Widgets and Plugins for WordPress

Since the advent of Twitter in 2006, its growth and popularity has been phenomenal. Every year, it gets more and more popular due to its adoption by mainstream media, celebrities, and of course, by the average Joes.

There’s a lot to be said about this social media platform. But what’s great about Twitter is that it can be a great tool for website owners, as it allows them to send an update to followers and announce their latest articles. Twitter can also be used to promote products and services, offers, interesting articles, connect with fellow website owners, and to get in touch with your readers and followers.

Twitter WordPress plugins and widgets should be your fundamental social media tools for your marketing efforts, to promote your website or blog.  There’s a whole plethora of plugins and widgets to choose from, and today, we’re going to share with you some of the very best options to help you maximize your marketing efforts and to achieve your goals with the help of Twitter.

Let’s jump right in!

Twitter Feed

Twitter Feed

Twitter Feed is a WordPress plugin that allows you to easily display 6 different Twitter resources in many different ways, using the built-in shortcode engine and widget. You can choose from 5 different skins and 3 different shortcode types. The skins are fully responsive, and you have the option to cache Twitter data to improve the plugin’s performance.

Ditty Twitter Ticker

Ditty Twitter Ticker

This multi-functional Twitter feed plugin for WordPress allows you to add multiple user timeline or multiple keyword search feeds to your website through shortcodes, direct functions or in a custom Ditty News Ticker widget.

Twitter Trending Widget

Twitter Trending Widget

The Twitter Trending Widget plugin lets you track the trending of your posts based on the number of times the URL has been shared via the Twitter platform. It was developed using jQuery, PHP4, HTML and CSS. It comes with a custom skin, full-layered PSD, and highly customized to meet your requirements.

WordPress Twitter Feed Plugin

WordPress Twitter Feed Plugin

This simple yet powerful WordPress plugin lets you add your most recent tweets straight into your WordPress-based website or blog. It’s perfect for those who are looking to upgrade their current Twitter feed which may have been broken due to recent Twitter updates.

Twitter Updates Widget for WordPress

Twitter Updates Widget for WordPress

Twitter Updates Widget for WordPress allows you to display your latest tweets on your website. With it, you can create your own widget with its great customizability.

Twitter Slider & User Card for WordPress

Twitter Slider & User Card for WordPress

This Twitter plugin for WordPress allows you to display your tweets in a stylish way. With it, you can show the tweets of a user search or hashtag.

Twitter Hover Tweet for WordPress

Twitter Hover Tweet for WordPress

The Twitter Hover Tweet for WordPress lets you add hover-over Tweet buttons to your images on the fly, making them instantly tweet-able on Twitter. Better still, the hover effects are smooth, cross-browser compatible, and come with multiple overlay images.

Twitter Connect and Widgets for WordPress

Twitter Connect and Widgets for WordPress

This WordPress plugin allows you to use the power of the Twitter API on your own website or blog. With it, you can store your users’ Twitter tokens and update their timeline later. You can also display Twitter widgets and buttons using the included shortcodes. Display Twitter friends and followers using the built-in widgets, and open your WordPress-based site to the Twitter API.

Twitter Feed

Twitter Feed 2

The Twitter Feed widget lets you display your latest Twitter feeds. It’s simple and easy to install and configure. It’s fully responsive and cross-browser compatible. The initial content will be displayed on the server side without any JavaScript, making it fully indexable and SEO-friendly. Say good bye to manually generating long, complex shortcodes!

Jet Tweet

Jet Tweet

This WordPress plugin displays your latest tweets directly to your website. It comes with several visual and customization options using the Twitter API. It also allows you to display your own Twitter templates and adapt their stylesheets. With the tweet dashboard widget, you can view your Twitter timeline and connect with your Twitter followers directly.

1 Comment
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    Dan February 16, 2016 at 6:45 am

    Good list. But right now I can’t decide between official tw plugin and TweetDis http://is.gd/bHC1f8 (the one my friend has been using for about two months already) Have you heard anything about it?

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