Top WordPress Twitter Plugin – WordPress Twitter Widget

by Place for Bloggers

Twitter plugin WordPressWordPress Twitter plugins and widgets are a major trend in WordPress world. If you are a new blogger you probably ask your self How to add Twitter on WordPress, and probably confuse which is the best follow me on twitter widget.

10 Top Twitter WordPress Plugins and Widgets

FollowMe – WP FollowMe is a WordPress plugin that allow you to add a twitter “Follow me” badge on your WordPress blog. Downloads 24,416

TweetMeme Retweet Button – Adds a button which easily lets your readers retweet your blog posts. maybe the most important plugin to help your blog go viral on Twitter. Downloads 73,674.

WP Twitip ID - Adds another field to the comment form to allow the user to include their twitter id. Downloads 2,630.

Tweet This - Adds a “Tweet This Post” link to every post and page. Shortens URLs. Can automatically tweet new and scheduled blog posts. Support more services such as Plurk, Yahoo Buzz, Delicious, Digg, Facebook, MySpace,, Reddit, and StumbleUpon. Downloads 49,803.

Twitter Tools – Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. The most downloaded Twitter WordPress plugin Downloads 280,482.

Wickett Twitter Widget – Display tweets from a Twitter account in the sidebar of your blog. Maybe the best twitter widget to promote Twitter account on your blog. Downloads 24,685.

Twitter Updater – Update Twitter status with the latest post that you’ve made. It also has the option of including a link back to your post so can people can easily click on it to view the post. Downloads 6,545.

Twitter Widget – Not designed only for WordPress but worth including in this list. Widgets let you display Twitter updates on your website or social network page. Try ‘Search Widget’ and put @yourprofilename as search key. Present to your visitors what people say about you on Twitter.

Twitter for WordPress – Twitter for WordPress displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog. Worth mention as it is rather popular WordPress plugin. Downloads 187,011.

From the above list,I use in

  • FollowMe – Which is going to become a standard for nice and not distracting Twitter sidebar widget.
  • TweetMememy favorite one. Definitely the most important plugin in spreading your post on Twitter.
  • WP Twitip ID – I see it a service for my readers who wish to link to their Twitter instead of a blog.

I hope this list of Twitter tools help you. If you familiar with more interesting Twitter plugin WordPress widgets please put a comment and I’ll be happy to update my post.

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Metal Engraver February 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Hello Thank for the info on twitter plugin on wp. I will test it now on my project blog. Cheers


Saurabh January 30, 2012 at 9:11 pm

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kamel November 11, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Thank you for this review. It helped a lot to decide which twitter plug-in to go for.


Joe Pahl November 9, 2011 at 12:43 am

Shameless plug for a plugin I just launched last week.

Twitter Wings for WordPress allow you to pull your Twitter feed into a sidebar, along with your pretty URLs.


organic seo specialist August 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm

thanks for sharing this its just what I have been looking for twitter is so widely used now its foolish to ignore that amount of users thank you and keep up the great posts


blogging guide May 16, 2011 at 11:46 am

thanks for share it, very usefull for me


Andrei radiozu October 24, 2010 at 10:25 pm

Very informative and nice design. I really like your posts and your style.


xinexo June 25, 2010 at 6:46 am

If you want to put twitter widget into your website in a much easier way (without coding, javascript knowledge) you might want to check out

this service allows you to create dialogue or conversation from selected tweets then you can share and put it into your website/blog with their widget

Reply March 18, 2010 at 1:05 am

I agree with everything that was posted in this article, I am a dedicated reader so please keep updating so often!


facebok October 31, 2009 at 1:44 pm

Always thought that your blog is one of the best in my bookmarks, and once again saw this


Pool Tables October 19, 2009 at 8:54 pm

Some of these are pretty good. I ended up building a custom bridge between WP and Twitter.


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