WordPress.com has several Twitter integration options including support for the Twitter Share button, Twitter Follow button, Twitter widget, Tweet embeds, and sharing of posts directly to Twitter.
- Twitter Embeds
Embed a Twitter message by pasting the Tweet URL on its own line, or customize its appearance (width) with the shortcode. Also covers displaying the follow button and Tweet actions in a different language, show context when a Tweet is in reply to another tweet, and align a tweet to the left, right, or center.
- Twitter API
Using a Twitter client, you can connect to WordPress.com to follow your favorite blogs and receive notifications when new posts are published. You can even publish status updates to the WordPress.com blog of your choice. You’ll see the author’s gravatar in your timeline with excerpts and links to full posts. This way you can be […]
- Twitter Tweet Button
The Tweet Button provides an easy way for your readers to share links to your post on their Twitter stream.
- Twitter Follow Button
You can display a Twitter Follow Button to make it easier for your readers to follow you on Twitter by adding the shortcode to your blog post, page, sidebar, or footer (if your chosen theme has one). Covers the different options of what you can display (e.g. if you want to include a link to your Twitter page, show a count of your Twitter followers), and customize the color.
- Using WordPress.com through the Twitter API
If you’re a software developer interested in talking to WordPress.com using the Twitter protocol–you’ve found the right page. If you’re a user, visit our Twitter API page to learn how to get real-time access to your blog subscriptions using a Twitter client that supports WordPress.com. Twitter is a communication protocol where one can send a […]
- Twitter Timeline Widget
Twitter offers embeddable timelines that allow you to display any public Twitter feed on your blog. These timelines are interactive, so readers can reply, retweet and favorite tweets straight from your blog or website. You can use our Twitter Timeline widget to put a timeline in your sidebar, or other widget area on your blog. Watch the […]
- Comment with Facebook, Google+, or Twitter
You and your visitors can use your Facebook, Twitter, or WordPress.com account to leave comments. This unified comment form — including Facebook and Twitter login — is active on all WordPress.com blogs. You can also change the comment form prompt.
- Who Can Comment
Comments are enabled on WordPress.com blogs by default. You can enable and disable comments. Each blog owner has full control to approve, delete, or edit comments left on their blog. Who Can Comment You can allow only registered WordPress.com users to comment, or you can allow anyone to comment. If you allow anyone to comment, […]
- Add Social Media Buttons to Your Sidebar or Footer
This guide will walk you through how to add a horizontal line of social media buttons to your sidebar or footer, using whatever icons you prefer. Note: Some of the instructions from this guide are referring to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your […]