Thursday, 2 January 2014

How to put twitter timeline, favorite, list, search and custom timeline on blog?

| Thursday, January 02, 2014 | |

Growing twitter following, or to increase the customer engagement. Twitter timelines enables your users to be able to reply, retweet and follow directly from your website or blog.

Embedding twitter widgets

Embedding a twitter timeline, favorite, list, search or custom timeline on blog is easy-
  1. Log-in into your twitter account.
  2. From "Settings and help" go to, "Settings".
  3. Navigate to "widgets" and click "create new" button.
The screen below will show up, enter twitter handle of the user whose tweet you want to display, it could be any user on twitter.
developer twitter timeline for blog or websites
user timeline on twitter
After selecting the appropriate options, hit "Create widget" button. Your widget will be created and the codes to implement it will be generated, copy and paste it where you want it to be displayed.

Once created all of the widgets, will be saved in your widgets tab you can use the code, again from there or edit the already created widgets.

To put it on blogger,

  1. Log-in and select the blog to put the widget.
  2. Navigate to "Layout".
  3. Hit "Add a Widget", select HTML/JavaScript.
  4. Paste the copied codes, hit save and you are done.
Similarly all other widgets can be selected and displayed on your website or blog.

Author's Bio: Shubhashish Shukla (follow him) is the person behind Sector Techno (twitter, facebook), a technology blog. An always learning web developer.
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