9 Handy Twitter Plugins for WordPress Blogs

Twitter plugins for wordpressTwitter is buzzing and if your blog is based on WordPress, following is a collection of some of the best Twitter plugins which can be integrated in your WordPress blog.

Tweet This, a WordPress plugin for Twitter: Adds a Tweet This Postlink to every post and page on your blog. This plugin can automatically tweet new blog posts.

TweetSuite: Another useful plugin for WordPress that includes server-side tweetbacks, ReTweet-this buttons, a digg-like Tweet-This button, automatic tweeting of new posts and other useful widgets.

TweetMeme Button: This plugin allows your blog posts to be re-tweeted. The TweetMeme button provides a live count of how many times your post/page has been re-tweeted. It gives you the ability to control the length of the tweets and, supports hashtags.

Twitter Tools: This WordPress plugin integrates your WordPress blog with your Twitter account. It enables you to pull your tweets into your blog and create new tweets on blog posts and from within WordPress.

WP to Twitter: This plugin posts a Twitter status update from your WordPress based blog using a couple of URL shortening services to provide a backlink to your post from Twitter.

Twitter for WordPress: Displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog. This plugin detects URLs, e-mail address and @username replies. It’s simple for use and is customizable.

WP FollowMe: Enables you to add a twitter “Follow me” badge on your WordPress based blog.

Tweetbox: The tweetbox plugin allows you to display your latest tweets in the sidebar of your WordPress based blog.

WordTwit:   When you publish a new post on your blog, WordTwit will automatically tweet your post and converts any links to tiny URLs.

Do tell us about your favorite Twitter plugins for WordPress in comments.

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  • Thanks Srikanth, I do a lot of WordPress to Twitter integration and can tell you that any resource that helps make the setup stronger is a welcome list!

  • Twitter is really a good way in keeping yourself updated with the day to day activities of your friends and families members. I update my Twitter and personal blog daily.

  • Anyone know of a WP plugin that allows commenters to easily post comments to Twitter? I'm looking for something with Disquis-type functionality.


  • Thanks for posting this it has saved me a lot of time looking for the information separately. I have previously been doing twitter posts manually.

  • Yeah I tweet often myself as well, gotta keep up with the social trends.

  • You should consider our twitter plugin for wordpress

    Xhanch – My Twitter

  • Glad to see the plenty of information here…I am going to add one to my website….Cheers!

  • Just wanted to take a moment to introduce a new plugin I’ve recently released under the GNU General Public License: Version 2.

    The WordPress Twitter Forums Plugin places a unique floating Twitter Forums button on the right edge of your WordPress Blog that expands with a animated slide-in effect to reveal a [email protected] Twitter powered forum. [email protected] is a free service developed and provided by SumtnSumtn UG (haftungsbeschrÅ nkt). This plugin takes advantage of this powerful social media resource and incorporates it into your WordPress website in a unique way that allows you to create an ongoing conversation users, engaging them interactively with your website’s content.

    Official WordPress Plugin Repository Page: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-twitter-forums-plugin/

    A working example can be seen on my personal blog @ http://www.StevenMilanese.com

    Feature requests, comments or suggestions are greatly appreciated and can be made via the plugin’s official page on my blog @ http://www.stevenmilanese.com/wordpress/plugin-development/wordpress-twitter-forums/

  • great plugins
    thanks – i just added them to my blog

  • just install the twitter tools plugin. i think it’s what every blogger needs these days.

  • I would like to add one more plugin ‘TweetsByPost’. You can show post related tweets using this plugin.
    See http://techbrij.com/category/portfolio/tweets-by-post

  • Wordtwit did it. thanks! i thought i could never find another plugin for wp->twitter

    thanks again!

  • Thanks! You managed to collect a few really cool plugins at the same place and saved me a lot of time!