Ten WordPress plugins to link your blog with Twitter
March 10, 2010 | by techlineinfo.com
No introduction is required for Twitter. Here sharing ten WordPress plugins blend your site with twitter in different ways. Single or combination of these plugins can make your site more Twitter friendly. In this blog also you can see the few among these.
This plugin displays your latest tweets in the blog. This easily customizable plugins displays your public tweets in Wideget. The plugin uses WordPress resources and no extra files are required.
This plugin adds a small tweet me button in your blog post at a the begining or end of blog posts. This is one of the most popular plugins installed in thousands of blogs. This allow your blog post or page to be retweeted. It provides a live count of how many times your post/page has been retweeted throughout Twitter.
You might have came across this plugin in number of blogs. This plugin allow you to add a twitter “Follow me” badge on your WordPress blog. Customization option include changing the colour of badge, changing the label, and changing the position of the badge.
This plugin functions similar to the Tweetmeme button. The button can be customizable in different colours. Buttons can be placed on main blog page, static content page, individual entries, category listings, and archive pages. Designed for high volume sites. Topsy doesn’t delete old tweets, so the plugin will work on all of your historical posts.
Twitter Tools plugin creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. This plugin is embedded with the features like Archive your Twitter tweets, Create a blog post from each of your tweets, Create a tweet on Twitter whenever you post in your blog, with a link to the blog post, Post a tweet from your sidebar, Post a tweet from the WP Admin screens, and can pass your tweets along to another service (via API hook).
This plugin shows tweets relevant to your blog post by taking post’s tags and using them as keywords for Twitter search as a wideget. This can show the tweets from a single or multiple users. The Multi-widget support – include any number of widgets in the sidebar or on the page with different sources in each. Allows to turn display of user’s photo ON/OFF.
A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including @username, #hash tag, and link parsing. It supports displaying profiles images, and even lets you control whether to display the time and date of a tweet or how log ago it happened (about 5 hours ago, etc)
Multiple Authors of your blog can have their own Twitter information setup under the User’s section. So whenever they post it will send a tweet. It will also still send a tweet from the main Twitter account. This plugin allows you to tweet whenever you publish a new post. You can customize the tweet message and include the title or url with tags %TITLE% or %URL% (respectively).
Through this plugin the visitor can yellow highlight of anything on a web page and can share to twitter. No Sign up or download required. By the user simply selecting text, the tool automatically does a slew of things behind the scenes. It highlights the selected text in a default color. Auto collects: saves the selected text to a custom repository for that user. Archives the page (since a lot of content on the web is dynamically generated, this enables the user and his/her collaborators to all reference the same content).Generates a Micro Bookmark: a tiny url that goes directly to the highlighted portion on the page.
This is plugin which let you add any sort of Twitter functionality you like to a WordPress blog. Without much coding it can be customized the way as you like. This is not a single plugin, the base plugin will make your site have the basic twitter functionality and the add-on plugins will let you add small pieces of specific Twitter-related functionality, one by one.