You can add put a timeline right there on your website. But how?
Along with Facebook Twitter is now one of the most visited and popular social media websites.
For the uninitiated Twitter is a micro social networking site. Or is sometimes called a micro blogging website.
Users can send very short messages called “tweets” which are limited to 140 characters long. Hence the “micro”.
It was created in 2006 and by 2012 had 500 million registered users. Twitter is one of the giants of social media.
However if you have a website it’s perfectly possible to add Twitter to your website. You can do so in a number of different ways.
One of the simplest ways of doing this is by adding a simple Twitter button to your website. This is a small unobtrusive button which users can use to perform some simple actions.
For example users can share a link, follow your on Twitter, share a hashtag and more.
To add one of these buttons to your website visit this page on Twitter and follow the instructions.
However this is only one of a number of things that you can do to add a Twitter feed to your website. There are much more complex options available than this.
It’s perfectly possible to embed your Twitter timeline onto your website. Doing this connects your readers with all of your recent tweets or for that matter tweets that others create on Twitter.
You will most likely be familiar with seeing a Twitter timeline on a website. It’s generally in a sidebar on the website and shows a progression of tweets and retweets by the owner of the website and has a small button which allows you to “follow”that person on Twitter.
So how do you add a Twitter timeline to your website?
The first thing you need to do is to login to your Twitter account. Once you’ve done that you’ll find, at the top right next to the “compose new tweet” a small icon that looks like a gear. Click this and go to your settings. Continue Reading →