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 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. Get Your Twitter Widget ID First, go to Twitter and create your Twitter Widget. There, you can pick your color scheme and […]
- 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.
- Twitter Tweet Button
The Tweet Button provides an easy way for your readers to share links to your post on their Twitter stream.
- 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.
- 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 […]
- Media Explorer
Using the Media Explorer in WP Admin, you can now insert tweets and YouTube videos without ever leaving WordPress. This tool lets you search Twitter and YouTube from inside the “Insert Media” window in your WordPress.com Dashboard, which makes it easy to find and embed relevant Tweets and videos in your posts and pages. To […]
- Friend Finder
Part of the fun of being on WordPress.com is building a community and connecting with other bloggers. The Friend Finder makes it easy to find your Twitter, Facebook, and Google contacts who have WordPress.com sites so that you can connect with them here too. You can navigate directly to this feature by typing or pasting the following […]