31 Useful Twitter Plugins For WordPress To Choose From

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title-twitterSince Twitter launch in Year 2006, it has grown to create network what most people would call a social media revolution and it became one of the most popular social media networks, which if you’re serious about blogging, you can’t ignore.

Twitter has their own tools for displaying Twitter status on website, but they are pretty slow and not too varied or maybe you just need don’t know about such plugins, that’s why I chose to take research and create comprehensive list with Twitter related WordPress plugins and tools that will help you unite Twitter with your blog.

Twitter Tools

Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account.

Twitter Tools integrates with Twitter by giving you the following functionality:

  • Archive your Twitter tweets (downloaded every 10 minutes)
  • Create a blog post from each of your tweets
  • Create a daily or weekly digest post of your tweets
  • Create a tweet on Twitter whenever you post in your blog, with a link to the blog post
  • Post a tweet from your sidebar
  • Post a tweet from the WP Admin screens
  • Pass your tweets along to another service (via API hook).

TwitterDash

TwitterDash is a WordPress plugin that adds your friends timeline from twitter into your dashboard.

twitter-dash-wordpress-plugin

Thread Twitter

Thread Twitter fetch your tweets and display them in thread style.

Elegant Twitter Widget

A WordPress widget that displays twitter updates in yummy valid semantic XHTML code. The code is heavily commented and the output is in template functions so everything is fully customizable.

Twitt-Twoo

twitttwoo-released

Twitt-Twoo is a simple little plugin that will allow you to update your Twitter status right from your blog’s sidebar. AJAX takes cares of the hard work, and means that your page doens’t even have to reload, allowing for quick and easy status updates.

twitt-twoo-wordpress-plugin

Twitter Retweet

Twitter ReTweet provides a function that displays a ReTweet link which gives visitors the ability to ReTweet the current post; supports custom URLs (perfect for Google Analytics Campaign Tracking

Tweet Tweet

Tweet Tweet is a plugin for WordPress that polls Twitter and archives your tweets and the tweets of those you follow so those insightful conversations you have at 1am are never lost.

Twitter Widget

Adds a sidebar widget to display Twitter updates (uses the Javascript Twitter ‘badge’)

twitter-widget-wordpress-plugin

Twitter Widget Pro

A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including @username, #hashtag, and link parsing. It supports displaying profiles images, and even lets you control whether to display the time and date of a tweet or how log ago it happened (about 5 hours ago, etc). Requires PHP5.

twitter-widget-pro-plugin

Tweet Rooster

Add the code from this website and you can enable users to tweet directly from your website or blog.

WP-Twitip-ID Plugin

Add a twitter field to your comment form (easily).

wp-twitip-id-plugin

Top Twitter Links by Twitturls

Widget that displays currently popular links that have been tweeted.

TwitterFountain

Have you ever wanted to see what was happening at that one event you could not go to? Did the plain text-backchannels somehow left you feeling disappointed?

Twitterfountain comes to your aid mashing up tweets and Flickr-images that share the same tags into a spectacular visual. Below is a sample, that you can copy and embed in your own site.

twitter-fountain-wordpress-plugin

TweetSuite

The first version of TweetSuite, a Twitter-WordPress integration plugin that includes the following features:

  • Server-side (no-JS or remote calls) TweetBacks
  • ReTweet-This buttons for each TweetBack
  • A digg-like Tweet-This Button
  • Automatic Tweeting of new posts
  • A Most-Tweeted Widget
  • A Recently-Tweeted Widget
  • My-Last-Tweets Widget
  • A My-Favorited-Tweets Widget

TweetBacks

People are talking about your posts, and not only in the comments to your post. A lot of that conversation is happening on Twitter, and now, you can take that conversation right back to your blog! This plugin imports those tweets about your posts as comments. You can display them in between the other comments on your blog, or display them separately.

Tweet Stats

This plugin adds two widgets to your site: “Most Tweeted Posts” and “Recently Tweeted Posts”. It depends on the Tweetbacks plugin by Yoast, so make sure you have that plugin installed.

tweet-stats-wordpress-plugin

Twitter Remote (beta)

This widget shows which twitter users recently visited your blog or website.

twitter-remote-wordpress-plugin

Tweet This

Adds a “Tweet This Post” link to every post and page. Shortens URLs in advance through Th8.us, eating up only 19 of 140 characters. Also included: Plurk, Yahoo Buzz, Delicious, Digg, Ping.fm, Reddit, and StumbleUpon. Includes the post’s title after the link (can be customized). If your titles are really long, they get cut off at 136 characters with “…”. Customize under Settings > Tweet This. Includes your choice of six buttons.

tweet-this-wordpress-plugin

ComenTwitter

Ultimately plugin’s goal is to give the commenter the option of sending their comment to twitter and allowing people to follow that blogs comments both in the blog and in twitter. The main reason for this is to generate a buzz and encourage commenting on peoples blogs. It will also improve the quality and value of people’s tweets revolving around blog posts.

commentwitter

TweetRoll

This widget shows your friends avatars on your blog/website and encourages more people to follow you. Colour customization and localization options available.

tweet-roll-wordpress-plugin

Twitme

This plugin allows you to automatically post your new posts on the twitter website. This is good because for example the iPod and iPhone for example have a large amount of twitter clients to pick from. Your blog posts will arrive to people while they are walking the streets.

Twitter Poster

The Twitter Poster is a plugin which allows wordpress publishers to automatically post their new posts to their Twitter account. The Twitter Poster will take the title of a new post and will subit it to the Twitter account specified in the options. It will also add the link back to the post, allowing your twitter followers to access the post details

Twitter Friends Widget

Twitter Friends is a WordPress plugin that displays your Twitter friends/ followers in your sidebar in the same way that they appear on your Twitter homepage.

twitter-friends-widget

Tweetable Twitter Plugin

Tweetable is a WordPress Plugin intended to help integrate Twitter into your blog. It can tweet your blog posts as they are published, shortening the URLs with either Tr.im or Is.gd and optionally including Google Analytics campaign tags. You can display your latest tweet(s) in your blog sidebar with a customizable widget, which can even display your follower count.

tweetable-twitter-plugin-wordpress

Twitter Feed

The application will display the latest tweet from all of the active accounts and then displays those latest tweets in date order. So the newest tweet across all of the accounts will always be shown first. It is also possible to switch between allowing/disallowing PM (Private Message) tweets to be included in the display.

twitter-feed-wordpres-plugin

Add Twitter RSS

Add Twitter RSS is a simple plugin that adds your Twitter RSS link to the header of your blog. It allows your readers to easily find your Twitter feed.

add-twitter-rss-wordpress-plugin

TwitterCounter

Allows you to integrate TwitterCounter.com badges on your blog. Additionally, you can add the Twitter Remote to your blog, which shows which twitter users recently visited your blog or website. Manually add where you would like to display the badge / remote or use the WordPress sidebar widgets instead.

@ Reply

This plugin allows you to add Twitter-like @reply links to comments. When clicked, those links insert the author name and a link to the comment you are replying to in the textarea.

reply-wordpress-plugin

Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder is a WordPress plug-in that simply tweets when you publish a post. It doesn’t do anything else, nor will it ever.

Twitter Updater

This plugin will let you automatically update your Twitter.com status with your most recent blog post. There are a few options to how the display will look when it updates.

TweetMeMe

At last I found this beautiful website which tracks the hottest links on Twitter, interesting analysis.

tweetmeme-twitter-links

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27 Comments Best Comments First
  • Dainis Graveris

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 23:45

    2

    @Sketch of the Day – yeah, I definitely agree, but also Twitter is great social network we shouldn’t avoid :)

    +3
  • alergia

    Sunday, November 15th, 2009 21:34

    12

    incredible Twitter plugins for my wordpress, i was looking for something like this. i´ll try it.
    thanks

    0
  • dermatitis

    Monday, December 7th, 2009 13:42

    13

    Usually I do not post on blogs, but I would like to say that this blog really forced me to do so! Thanks, really nice post.

    0
  • David

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 12:10

    8

    Amazing – It’s really good to see how creative these developers are. All these ideas just around one service!

    I’ll be trying out some of these plugins to see how they perform.

    Thanks – Dave

    0
  • Sketch of the Day

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 23:14

    1

    Sometimes twitter makes my head spin, but all these tools remind me that I should tweet more often.

    Sketch of the Days last blog post : 12 Monkeys Stencil Graffiti

    0
  • Michael Zehrer

    Monday, June 29th, 2009 13:10

    7

    I wrote the wordpress plugin Tweetly Updater that updates Twitter when you create or edit a blog entry. It uses the bit.ly service for short urls. The plugin uses bit.ly with the history option, so you can track the clicks on the urls inside your twitter posts on your bit.ly homepage. Fore more info seethe Tweetly Updater page at .

    0
  • Diane Davis

    Sunday, March 21st, 2010 17:07

    15

    What an amazing list! Thank you so much for taking the time to create and share it with us…espescially non-techie people like me! :-)

    0
  • theCount

    Sunday, June 28th, 2009 03:07

    3

    Great list of resources especially when you add these to the related links as well…

    off to pimp my tweet blog now, Thanks for the feed which i´m gonna grab right away…

    theCounts last blog post : Claiming

    0
  • 365icon.com

    Sunday, June 28th, 2009 05:39

    5

    great setup i love the tweetmeme plugin

    365icon.coms last blog post : 2001: A Space Odyssey – Space Icons

    0
    • Dainis Graveris

      Sunday, June 28th, 2009 10:45

      4

      @365icon that’s pretty popular plugin in the latest time :) I like it too, thanks!

      @theCount I appreciate your words, tried my best to give all the information I could find there.

      0
  • Luis Lopez

    Monday, June 29th, 2009 01:35

    6

    TwitterCounter is the only plugin I use, before I used to had twitter remote but i wasn’t satisfied. I also use twitter feed as a tool since two weeks and i like it because in not really a plugin for wordpress.

    0
  • Michael -Make Paper Easy

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 19:34

    14

    What a great list..it’s amazing how fast new tools and gadgets are being developed for WordPress and Twitter.

    0
  • ingilizce çeviri

    Friday, April 23rd, 2010 22:04

    16

    The availability of Twitter and other social networking websites, as well as the popularity of text messaging, have made short-form communication an usual reality. But to express declaratively in short messages containing 140-character max requires effective writing skill.

    0
  • Ian

    Monday, October 17th, 2011 07:18

    22

    Thanks for the post… it was helpful… i think plugins made my life lot easier than whatever it could have been.

    0
    • Muhamed

      Monday, October 31st, 2011 06:58

      23

      Ur twitter friends widget is not working as well as twitter fan, twitter fans box is not working on server.can u plz help me out from this .it will really help a lot.

      0
  • Shell

    Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 21:43

    24

    I’m not able to get tweetback so work, so if anyone knows of other wordpress plugins that all you to show any tweets mentioning the post in question, please post it here. Thanks.

    0
  • Nwosu Desmond

    Saturday, February 11th, 2012 09:53

    25

    Quite informative…..wow, so much to choose frm…will definitely subscribe to this blog.

    0
  • idham

    Thursday, February 16th, 2012 18:49

    27

    Thanks for the list, now i use Twitter Tools.

    0
  • Mike

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 21:27

    26

    Awesome list. Was looking for ways to get more social and this is a great twitter resource.

    Thanks!

    0
  • abc

    Friday, June 10th, 2011 08:42

    21

    ur twitter freinds widget is not working as well as twitter fan, twitter fans box is not working on server.can u pls help me out from this .it will really help a lot.

    0
  • Steven Milanese

    Friday, October 22nd, 2010 06:59

    18

    Just wanted to post an update. I’ve just release v2.0 of the WordPress Twitter Forums plugin. The new version features improved graphics for the retweet.@ buttons as well as the option to embed an additional button into your posts and pages.

    0
  • Craig

    Thursday, June 17th, 2010 05:15

    17

    This is an extensive list of plugins. I use several plugins for my wordpress blog but I had know idea there were this many. Great post

    0
  • Alex Moss

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 09:27

    19

    I have developed a new plugin. Try the new Twitter Feed for WordPress. Loads of stuff to configure, easy to install, and the chance to have as many feeds as you like!

    0
  • Eden

    Friday, May 20th, 2011 16:35

    20

    i i’m an italian blogger, i’m checking a lot of wordpress plugin for my next post about integration of twitter with wp and i like to report a plugin: HL Twitter try it’s very useful
    thanks for this post, it will help my work i will link this post

    0
  • Rusli Zainal

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 06:10

    10

    too many great plugins for twitter, made me confuse to chose which one I will use, thanks great review.

    -1
  • Arun Basil Lal

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 19:35

    11

    Hey guys, its not WordPress, but its WordPress. The P should be in caps, its a name we all love, right?

    Good job here!

    -1
  • Mitesh

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 22:11

    9

    Thank you for highlighting some of those developers. We have a variety to pick from now :)

    -1
  • idham

    Thursday, February 16th, 2012 18:49

    27

    Thanks for the list, now i use Twitter Tools.

    0
  • Mike

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 21:27

    26

    Awesome list. Was looking for ways to get more social and this is a great twitter resource.

    Thanks!

    0
  • Nwosu Desmond

    Saturday, February 11th, 2012 09:53

    25

    Quite informative…..wow, so much to choose frm…will definitely subscribe to this blog.

    0
  • Shell

    Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 21:43

    24

    I’m not able to get tweetback so work, so if anyone knows of other wordpress plugins that all you to show any tweets mentioning the post in question, please post it here. Thanks.

    0
  • Ian

    Monday, October 17th, 2011 07:18

    22

    Thanks for the post… it was helpful… i think plugins made my life lot easier than whatever it could have been.

    0
    • Muhamed

      Monday, October 31st, 2011 06:58

      23

      Ur twitter friends widget is not working as well as twitter fan, twitter fans box is not working on server.can u plz help me out from this .it will really help a lot.

      0
  • abc

    Friday, June 10th, 2011 08:42

    21

    ur twitter freinds widget is not working as well as twitter fan, twitter fans box is not working on server.can u pls help me out from this .it will really help a lot.

    0
  • Eden

    Friday, May 20th, 2011 16:35

    20

    i i’m an italian blogger, i’m checking a lot of wordpress plugin for my next post about integration of twitter with wp and i like to report a plugin: HL Twitter try it’s very useful
    thanks for this post, it will help my work i will link this post

    0
  • Alex Moss

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 09:27

    19

    I have developed a new plugin. Try the new Twitter Feed for WordPress. Loads of stuff to configure, easy to install, and the chance to have as many feeds as you like!

    0
  • Steven Milanese

    Friday, October 22nd, 2010 06:59

    18

    Just wanted to post an update. I’ve just release v2.0 of the WordPress Twitter Forums plugin. The new version features improved graphics for the retweet.@ buttons as well as the option to embed an additional button into your posts and pages.

    0
  • Craig

    Thursday, June 17th, 2010 05:15

    17

    This is an extensive list of plugins. I use several plugins for my wordpress blog but I had know idea there were this many. Great post

    0
  • ingilizce çeviri

    Friday, April 23rd, 2010 22:04

    16

    The availability of Twitter and other social networking websites, as well as the popularity of text messaging, have made short-form communication an usual reality. But to express declaratively in short messages containing 140-character max requires effective writing skill.

    0
  • Diane Davis

    Sunday, March 21st, 2010 17:07

    15

    What an amazing list! Thank you so much for taking the time to create and share it with us…espescially non-techie people like me! :-)

    0
  • Michael -Make Paper Easy

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 19:34

    14

    What a great list..it’s amazing how fast new tools and gadgets are being developed for WordPress and Twitter.

    0
  • dermatitis

    Monday, December 7th, 2009 13:42

    13

    Usually I do not post on blogs, but I would like to say that this blog really forced me to do so! Thanks, really nice post.

    0
  • alergia

    Sunday, November 15th, 2009 21:34

    12

    incredible Twitter plugins for my wordpress, i was looking for something like this. i´ll try it.
    thanks

    0
  • Arun Basil Lal

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 19:35

    11

    Hey guys, its not WordPress, but its WordPress. The P should be in caps, its a name we all love, right?

    Good job here!

    -1
  • Rusli Zainal

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 06:10

    10

    too many great plugins for twitter, made me confuse to chose which one I will use, thanks great review.

    -1
  • Mitesh

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 22:11

    9

    Thank you for highlighting some of those developers. We have a variety to pick from now :)

    -1
  • David

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 12:10

    8

    Amazing – It’s really good to see how creative these developers are. All these ideas just around one service!

    I’ll be trying out some of these plugins to see how they perform.

    Thanks – Dave

    0
  • Michael Zehrer

    Monday, June 29th, 2009 13:10

    7

    I wrote the wordpress plugin Tweetly Updater that updates Twitter when you create or edit a blog entry. It uses the bit.ly service for short urls. The plugin uses bit.ly with the history option, so you can track the clicks on the urls inside your twitter posts on your bit.ly homepage. Fore more info seethe Tweetly Updater page at .

    0
  • Luis Lopez

    Monday, June 29th, 2009 01:35

    6

    TwitterCounter is the only plugin I use, before I used to had twitter remote but i wasn’t satisfied. I also use twitter feed as a tool since two weeks and i like it because in not really a plugin for wordpress.

    0
  • 365icon.com

    Sunday, June 28th, 2009 05:39

    5

    great setup i love the tweetmeme plugin

    365icon.coms last blog post : 2001: A Space Odyssey – Space Icons

    0
    • Dainis Graveris

      Sunday, June 28th, 2009 10:45

      4

      @365icon that’s pretty popular plugin in the latest time :) I like it too, thanks!

      @theCount I appreciate your words, tried my best to give all the information I could find there.

      0
  • theCount

    Sunday, June 28th, 2009 03:07

    3

    Great list of resources especially when you add these to the related links as well…

    off to pimp my tweet blog now, Thanks for the feed which i´m gonna grab right away…

    theCounts last blog post : Claiming

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 23:45

    2

    @Sketch of the Day – yeah, I definitely agree, but also Twitter is great social network we shouldn’t avoid :)

    +3
  • Sketch of the Day

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 23:14

    1

    Sometimes twitter makes my head spin, but all these tools remind me that I should tweet more often.

    Sketch of the Days last blog post : 12 Monkeys Stencil Graffiti

    0

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