As a website owner, you should always try to use all the tools at your disposal to increase visitor traffic to your website. For many websites, more traffic drives up revenue to further expand business or improve the quality of the services you currently provide. Social media plays an important role when it comes to driving traffic to a website.
Proper use of social media helps businesses in two ways:
- First, it brings visitors and clients from sources other than search engines.
- Second, it gives followers a way to interact with you in places other than your website.
One of the most popular social media platforms for engagement with customers is Twitter. In this post, I'll list the best Twitter widget WordPress plugins that you can start using today. You will find them on Envato Elements and CodeCanyon.
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WordPress Twitter Widgets on Envato Elements
Twitter Feeds for Elementor syncs your Twitter account to your WordPress website. This responsive WordPress Twitter widget plugin comes with three layouts: slide, timeline, and normal. It is translation-ready, with support for .po and .mo files.
This plugin allows you to add a floating Twitter timeline feed on your website. Once you connect it to Twitter, the plugin will automatically grab your tweets. It is highly customizable.
It's great to include social proof on your website by showing how many followers you have on Twitter and other platforms. This simple counter widget makes it easy to display your follower counts for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and more.
Top WordPress Twitter Widgets on CodeCanyon for 2022
There are currently over 250 WordPress widgets related to Twitter available on CodeCanyon. You can use them to do all kinds of things like showing tweet and follow buttons, fetching the feed of a Twitter user or hashtag, or automatically posting tweets about the latest article on your website.
The price of these plugins starts from as low as $6. The best-sellers offer regular updates and a lot of features. You also get six months of free support. This should be enough to help you get started with your website.
Here are the top WordPress widgets and plugins that you can buy on CodeCanyon and add to your website:
Looking for the best Twitter share plugin for WordPress? This is one of the best-selling and best-rated WP Twitter plugins. It's packed with everything you need to connect your website to social media.
Easy Social Share Buttons is compatible with over 50 social media networks and offers plenty of design options, with endless customization.
With this plugin, you can display a mix of social media feeds—Twitter included—in the form of attractive responsive galleries and grids. The plugin has smart caching so that your content will load fast. The plugin keeps all sensitive data—like your App ID—private. It comes with troubleshooting tools and is GDPR compliant.
FS Poster is a top WordPress Twitter plugin. This Twitter widget WordPress add-on supports Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Telegram, Medium, Reddit, and more.
This plugin actually provides 14 services in one. Be sure to check this top-selling Twitter share plugin for WordPress.
Social Auto Poster allows you to schedule, auto-publish, and share content on various social media, including Twitter. This way, you can reach a wide audience. It uses Google Analytics to track your performance, which is measured in interactions and clicks.
The AccessPress Twitter Feed Pro WordPress plugin also allows you to showcase Twitter feeds on a website. The feed may come from a single user account, multiple user accounts, or specific hashtags.
The Twitter feed widget WordPress plugin has three different modes or layouts—called default mode, slider mode, and ticker mode—to display the latest tweets from your feed.
There are more than 20 different templates for displaying the feed, and they all look absolutely stunning. You can easily choose a template that looks great on your own website.
The Twitter card plugin for WordPress also added a lot of new features with its recent update. This includes things like showing user cards, displaying retweet information, and a shortcode generator to make the plugin as user-friendly as possible.
Looking for the best Twitter plugin for WordPress? This Twitter feed plugin by Elfsight displays a Twitter feed for a specific profile or hashtag directly on a website. As a result, people start engaging more with your website, as well as the Twitter profile.
This Twitter feed WordPress plugin has multiple templates to display Twitter feeds on your website. You can display these feeds for any username you want or any hashtag that your website visitors and clients are likely to use.
Sometimes, visitors might not directly express their satisfaction with your service on your website. If your clients usually tweet good things about you on Twitter, you can use this plugin to display those tweets on your website as testimonials.
The plugin works with all themes, including many popular ones that you find on CodeCanyon. Ensure that you take a look at the Elfsight Twitter feed widget WordPress plugin!
WordPress Any Contact Us is a simple and powerful WordPress Twitter widget that gives you the ability to add awesome social shortcode buttons to any WordPress site. This means that website visitors can contact you easily via Twitter.
And it also includes contact methods via a range of other popular social media platforms! Increase your revenue by connecting with clients wherever they are:
- direct email
- schedule call
- shortcode and HTML in popup
- typing animation
- smart message popup
- fully customizable
- smooth animations
- beautifully responsive
- WhatsApp, Skype, Telegram, Twitter, and much more…
- unlimited social contact
- 24/7 premium support
Social Stream Designer is ideal if you're looking for a WordPress Twitter plugin to showcase your tweets.
Made by an Envato Elite Author, Social Stream Designer gives you four templates with variations and six layouts. Choose from grid, list, masonry, horizontal slider, vertical slider, and timeline. And customize further with drag-and-drop functionality. This plugin is great if you're looking for a Twitter feed carousel. Social Stream Designer is the go-to Twitter comments WordPress plugin for integrating social networks on your WordPress site.
3 Free WordPress Twitter Plugins
If you're not sure about buying premium plugins right now, there are also many free WordPress Twitter plugins. However, they generally have some downsides like fewer features and slow support—if it's provided at all.
Now, here are some free WordPress Twitter plugins that you can try.
You can use the Custom Twitter Feeds plugin to display customizable and responsive tweets. The content of these tweets is also crawlable by search engines. The source of the feed can be any user or a specific hashtag.
The WP to Twitter plugin helps you post tweets from WordPress to Twitter. You can also do a couple of other things with it, like displaying your recent tweets in the sidebar.
With this plugin, you don't show all your tweets at once. Instead, they appear one at a time, and after all the tweets are shown, they start again from the beginning. The plugin comes with widgets and shortcodes.
Tips for Using Twitter Widgets and Plugins
There are a couple of things that you should be aware of when using these WordPress Twitter plugins on your website.
1. Don't Fill Your Website With Twitter Feeds
It may sound tempting to add Twitter feeds from different accounts and hashtags on your webpages because you get automatically generated content. However, don't overdo it. The feeds have to add some value to the website. If the visitors only wanted to see the Twitter feeds, they would just go to Twitter!
2. Don't Put All Your Content Behind Social Lockers
It is also important to not put all your content behind a social locker. Use it only when you have something unique and useful to offer. If every article on your website is behind a social locker, people will just start visiting your competition.
3. Don't Use Too Many Social Sharing Buttons
Unless you are focusing your marketing campaign exclusively on Twitter, you should not put the tweet, follow, mention, and other such buttons on every page. This, when combined with like and follow buttons from other networks, will become very distracting.
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Set Up Your Twitter Widget Today
I hope that this article helped you find the perfect WordPress Twitter plugin for your website. This small list of plugins covers all the important things that you might want to do, like showing your Twitter feed on your website or giving users an easy way to share your content on Twitter.
If you're looking for something that isn't covered in this article, make sure you check out some of the other best-selling WordPress social networking plugins and widgets on CodeCanyon.
This post has been updated with contributions from Maria Villanueva and Franc Lucas. Maria is a staff writer with Envato Tuts+. Franc is a writer for Envato Tuts+ who enjoys exploring the world of SaaS.