19 Excellent Twitter Plugins For WordPress

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With celebs promoting Twitter like mad, UK traffic to www.twitter.com has increased by 974% in one year.  More and more people realise how important micro blogging is. In 247 days Stephen Fry’s Twitter account managed to have 319,121 followers and Jonathan Ross 151,922 followers in only 109 days.  I decided to look around to find all the best WordPress Twitter plugins around:


Helps you notify your followers about your new blog posts. Visit Twitme

Twitter Feed

Every time you have a new post, Twitter Feed can post directly to twitter or via Ping.fm (suppports 30 social networking sites). Just provide your URL RSS feed and decide how often you want to post. Visit Twitter Feed

Twitter Badge

Twitter offers 2 versions for Flash users (requires Flash 9) and HTML widgets. Visit Twitter Badge


Quick way to send Twitter messages about your blog post. Visitors can click on the TwitThis button or link, it takes the URL of the webpage and creates a shorter URL using TinyURL. Then visitors can send this shortened URL and a description of the web page to all of their friends. Visit TwitThis


This plugin allow you to update your Twitter status right from your blog’s sidebar. With AJAX the page doesn’t need to reload for quick and easy status updates. Visit Twitt-twoo


Plugin that includes server-side TweetBacks, ReTweet-This buttons for each TweetBack, a digg-like Tweet-This button, automatic Tweeting of new posts, a Most-Tweeted widget, a Recently-Tweeted widget, a My-Last-Tweets widget, a My-Favorited-Tweets widget. Visit TweetSuite

Twitter Updater

The Twitter Updater automatically sends a Twitter to your account when you create, publish, or edit your WordPress post. Visit Twitter Updater


This plugin imports tweets about your posts as comments. Visit Tweetback


Simply shows Twitter avatars in comments. Visit Twittar

Bird Feeder

Another application that tweets when you publish a post. Visit Bird Feeder


A plugin that adds a Twitter link to every post, so your readers can share your blog entries on their Twitter accounts with ease. You can also add extra bookmark button Plurk, Yahoo Buzz, Digg, Ping.fm, Reddit, StumbleUpon and shortens URLs in advance mode. Visit TweetThis


This plugin integrates your blog with your Twitter account with ease. You can archive your tweets, create a blog post from each of your tweets, create a daily or weekly post of your tweets, create a tweet on Twitter whenever you post in your blog and post a tweet within WordPress. Visit Twitter-tools


This plugin adds a twitter field to your comment form for users to enter their twitter username to be displayed as a link to follow them via their twitter page. Visit WP-Twitip-ID


Another tool to publish a post to your Twitter account as a tweet. Visit WordTwit

Twitter Sidebar Widget

Creates a sidebar widget that displays your latest Twitter update for any given user. Visit Twitter Sidebar Widge

MyTwitter Plugin

Display your latest tweets on your blog. Visit MyTwitter

Ajax Twitter Plugin

Uses Twitter API to get and post the updates. Visit Ajax Twitter

Automagic Twitter Profile URI

Easy way to add a Twitter profile link to your comments. Visit Automagic Twitter

WordTwit WordPress Plugin

WordTwit is a plugin that utilizes the Twitter API to automatically push a published post to your Twitter account as a tweet. It allows all your Twitter contacts to keep up to date with your blog postings. Visit WordTwit


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