Twitter Finally Launches An Official WordPress Plugin

Posted: February 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

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There are hundreds upon hundreds of Twitter-related plugins for WordPress. Seriously, go look.

And yet, in its 9 years since launch, Twitter has never released an official plugin to make WordPress and Twitter play friendly. Until today.

I figure anyone reading TechCrunch knows what the words “WordPress” and “Twitter” mean, so I won’t be awful and explain what those two things are.

Here’s what the new Twitter WordPress plugin does out of the box:

  • Lets you add a one-click sharing button so visitors can tweet out your stuff
  • Lets you more easily embed tweets, and customize the color scheme of embedded tweets to match your site’s look. You can change the link color, border color, and pick from a “light” or “dark” look
  • Automatically builds Twitter Cards when you share stuff to Twitter
  • Helps you add a follow button to your layout
  • Tracks ad conversions if you’re running a Twitter…

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