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Twitter is the popular social media network used by almost everyone on the web. You can use this application for your business purpose or even personal purpose. If you are running a website and plan to display all of your new tweets on your website sidebar, header or footer widget then this post will help you much more.

Basically, twitter developed an official widget that can be customized with your needs and website styling options. If you are using a Wordpress then this becomes even more flexible because you can add a single tweet with all the features such as reply, retweet and follow button.

So, the integration of twitter feed is also important with respect to traffic. It is great way to increase your visitors engagement to your website and increase the traffic to your blog. The second and most important aspect of adding this widget is the increase in the number of followers of your brand. Below are some ways that you can use easily with many custom options.

How to manually embed tweets in your Posts

If you want to add a specific tweet in your post as a reference or it is related to your post title then you can do it simply by just adding a small code snippet of that tweet.

Follow the below steps:

First choose the tweet that you want to show up in your post, once selected click on the three dotted circle followed by tweet activity and click on the embed tweet.

manually embed tweets in your Posts

Second popup will appear with code snippet and preview of your tweet.

manually embed tweets in your Posts by code

Third copy that code and paste it on your post HTML mode.
Finally your tweet will appear with full functionality including all the features such as reply, retweet, favorite, follow button, link of the tweet to your original post and the stats.

Twitter Official widget

Twitter developers also designed a fully featured twitter feed plugin that can be placed any where in HTML of your website or post. It is easy to add within simple steps and code snippet.
Go to the widget section of twitter  and customize your own plugin by specifying the different options and settings. You can customize the height, theme, color skin and default color scheme etc. After specifying the options click on the create widget and you're done.
Select the code by double clicking and add in your website sidebar, footer or even post.

Twitter Official widget

Adding Twitter timeline by using WordPress plugins

There are also many plugins are available for wordpress users that are easy to install and use. Below are some of the most popular twitter feed plugins in multiple styles, options and ways to customize. You can put the feed anywhere within your website and customize the color skin such as dark and light etc.

Easy Twitter Feed Widget Plugin

Easy Twitter Feed Widget Plugin

Easy Twitter Feed Widget is the most popular plugin using the twitter API to deliver the latest timeline. You don't need to create any twitter application everything you need to do is to install and get started. It is fully customizable color skin that you can match with your theme color skin and adopt the different layouts.

WP Twitter Feeds

WP Twitter Feeds

An easy Twitter feeds widget with powerful options and features. It is easy to get started and easy to implement in your wordpress website. You can use in your sidebar or footer widget section. It doesn't require any twitter password because it use the  Open Authentication (OAuth) keys and secrets.

POWr Twitter Feed

POWr Twitter Feed

POWr is a professionally designed responsive mobile friendly application that you can edit in your live web page and customize the options and CSS easily. It lets you to Create and add any feed to any site using @handles and #hashtags.

AI Twitter Feeds (Twitter widget & shortcode)

AI Twitter Feeds (Twitter widget & shortcode)

It is developed by using the Twitter API version 1.1. It allows you to display the latest tweets from your timeline.

Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget

Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget

This plugin will display your twitter timeline in your sidebar. You can customize the replies, retweets, links, dates, thumbnails and a lot more. The plugin is based on Twitter API 1.1.

DevBuddy Twitter Feed

DevBuddy Twitter Feed

You can use it with template tag or shortcode to render your tweets. easy to use and customizable.

Kebo Twitter Feed

Kebo Twitter Feed

It is fully featured and translate ready supporting many languages. It also provide the active support to the users and easy to customize.

Twitter Feed

Twitter Feed

Twitter Feed lets you to add the latest tweets from your timeline in different ways. It is fully responsive and mobile friendly design. It comes with 5 different skins.

Timeline Twitter Feed

Timeline Twitter Feed

Timeline Twitter Feed supporting the hashtag. You can add in your sidebar, footer or header widget section.

Twitter Feed: Embedded Timeline WordPress Plugin

Twitter Feed: Embedded Timeline WordPress Plugin

It is fully featured and easy to use wordpress plugin to render the twitter feeds.

wrapping up!

Whatever method you use is entirely depend upon you. You can place the HTML code in your site from the official twitter developer page or use the pre designed wordpress plugins for this purpose. Every widget is customizable and offers you the many features and styling options.

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