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17 Best Tools / Plugins to Integrate Twitter with WordPress Blog

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Undeniably Twitter is the most popular microblogging service on the Web. Almost every website owner and blogger has integrated the social networking tool to their sites. This enables their visitors to easily “tweet” about information and updates found from the site which helps in attracting more visitors.

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Twitter has its own set of tools which you can use to display your Twitter button and status on the site. In case they can’t fulfil your needs, here we’ve compiled a list of third-party online tools and WordPress plugins specifically designed for integrating Twitter to your blog. We hope these tools can help you promote your site better, tweet to your followers easier, and attract more visitors.

Twitter Tools
Twitter Tools integrates with Twitter by giving you many great functionalities such as connect multiple Twitter accounts, archive the tweets from your Twitter accounts, create a blog post from each of your tweets, create a tweet on Twitter whenever you post in your blog, browse your tweets locally by @mention, #hashtag and more.
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TweetMeme Button
This Twitter button allows 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.

WP Tweet Button
This plugin easily implements Twitter’s official Tweet Button on your WordPress blog or site. The tweet button can be positioned as you please and can be styled to your delight in the settings page.

Simple Twitter Connect
Simple Twitter Connect provides you a series of tools that let you add any sort of Twitter functionality you like to your WordPress blog. With this plugin, you can login using Twitter, comment using Twitter credentials, users can auto-tweet their comments, add Tweet button, Tweetmeme button and many more.

TwitterFeed
TwitterFeed is a utility that allows you to feed your content (for example, blog posts or any other content that supports RSS feeds) to Twitter, Facebook, and other social platforms. It enables publishers to bring content to a wider audience and track the performance through real-time stats.
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Twitter Mentions As Comments
This plugin leverages the power of WordPress’s built-in commenting system – notification, comment moderation, author white/black listing – making Twitter an extension of your blog.

TwitterLink Comments
This plugin will add an extra field to your comment form so a user can add their Twitter username. A user configured “follow me” link is then displayed along with their details on all their comments. The extra field and ‘follow me’ link can be configured using the settings page without ever needing to modify any template files.
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TwitterCounter
This WordPress plugin enables you to integrate TwitterCounter.com badges on your blog. Additionally, you can add the Twitter widget to your blog, which shows which twitter users recently visited your blog.
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Recent Tweets
This simple plugin allows you to easily display the most recent Tweets from any Twitter account as a sidebar widget on your blog.

Easy Twitter Button
This plugin helps you to add the official twitter button in your articles. It’s easy to customize and works right after activation. You will be able to choose where the button shows up inside an article, what type of twitter button to show and what text to submit when a user clicks the button.

TwitThis
TwitThis is an easy way for people to send Twitter messages about your blog post or website, or enter a Twitter contest. It works just like the “ShareThis” buttons that allows blog visitors to click them to share the URL to that post instantly in social networking sites.
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Rotating Tweets
Twitter widget and shortcode to show your latest tweets one at a time an animated rotation

WPLOOK Twitter Follow Button
The Twitter Follow button is a small widget which allows users to easily follow a Twitter account from any blog.

Twitter Follow Button
With this plugin, you can embed Twitter Follow Button to let your visitor follow you instantly by just clicking on the button. Add the Follow Button to your website to increase engagement and create a lasting connection with your audience.

Twitter Widget
The Twitter widget gives you the unique insight in who visits your site or blog. You know who is engaged on your site and can directly add them on Twitter without leaving your website or blog. This widget is a great way to build your community and get more Twitter friends.

Twitter Follow Button Shortcode and Widget
This plugin creates Twitter follow buttons either by using shortcode or use WordPress widgets to place follow button on your blog sidebars.

MP Tweet List
This plugin allows you to easily display your most recent tweets, with support for multiple Twitter accounts.

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