Threads by Isntagrm and Meta is getting huge traction, so the need to embed Threads feed on a website is growing.
We at EmbedSocial are getting requests for widgets like this, and we hear you.
As much as we want to launch it ASAP, we are still waiting for an official API, and in the meantime, will do a small free generator that you can all sign up for here on the waiting list.
In the meantime, we will list all the ways that are currently available with the native option and our manual upload option.
What is a Threads Feed widget?
A Threads feed widget displays a stream of conversations, updates, and interactions from the Threads platform on your website, with options to get advanced customizations so when embedding Threads posts fit to the user’s website.
Embed one Threads post with the native option
The native option to embed a Threads post is available now, and you can do it by following:
- Go to Threads.net and find the post you want to embed.
- Click on the top-right three dots icon.
- From the popup, click Copy code.
- Go to your website and paste this code in. the HTML.
Here is a demo of an embedded Thread by Glossier:
But, you won’t do the above to display multiple posts in a Thrads feed widget. In order to do this, you can use some of the options below.
Embed Threads Feed Manually
In case you want to create a widget with your Threads but input the data manually, you can do this by.
Step 1: Create a custom Threads source
To create a custom source, Threads where you will upload the Threads icon. To do this, follow the steps:
- Go to Sources and click Custom.
- Type the name ‘Threads‘ and click ‘Next‘
- Here, upload the Threads icon and add the other source details
This setup will help you to display a logo next to each post that you will add to this source.
Step 2: Manually add Threads posts in the source
Now, manually add the Threads to this source. Here are the steps:
- On the source page, click Add post.
- Input the post text, author, and link.
- Click Submit, and the post will be listed on your source page.
Repeat this with all Threads you want to display on your website.
Step 2: Create Threads Widget
Once you finish adding the Threads, just click Create widget, and you will be redirected to the widget editor. Here, you can customize the widget to display as a slider, feed, or popup layout. Also, do other more advanced customizations.
Once you are done, you can get the widget code by navigating to the Embed tab and clicking on Copy code as shown below:
Step 3: Embed Threads widget into your website
Finally, you can display the Threads feed on your website. Depending on which web builder you are using, just make sure to paste the widget code into the location where you want to display the code.
Below, you can see these instructions for a WordPress website:
- Log in to your WordPress dashboard and open the page where you want to embed the Threads feed.
- Click the +icon, search, and select Custom HTML.
- Paste the Threads widget code, as presented in the image below:
Embed Threads Feed automatically
As mentioned, we are waiting for the official API and will implement the functionality in EmbedSOcial as soon as it is available. So please stay tuned or sign up for the Threads generator waiting list.
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Embed Threads on Link in Bio Page
Link in bio pages are more and more useful tools to showcase your latest social media activity in one place.
And not its possible to embed Threads into your Feedlink link in bio with just a copy/paste of your URL into the page.
Before you start, just go to your Threads post and copy the URL from the browser bar.
Next, follow the steps to paste the URL into your link in bio page on Feedlink:
- Sign up for a free Feedlink account.
- Go to your Feedlink page editor, click Explore, and choose Threads.
- A block will appear where you can paste the Thread URL.
- The Threads post will immediately appear on the page.
Here is a walkthrough of the steps:
FAQ about embedding Threads Feed
Can I embed a Threads Feed?
Yes, using services like EmbedSocial, or if you need to embed one Threads post, just use the native option by clicking on the top right 3 dots icon and click on Embed.
How does a Threads Feed on a website work?
It displays a stream of your Threads, conversations, and updates.
Can I embed Threads slider on my website?
If you use the EmbedSocial option where you add multiple Threads, you will be able to create a slider widget with your Threads.