How to Embed Twitter Feed on Any Website [Step-by-step Guide]
You have probably heard dozens of times how businesses should invest in Twitter to uplevel their marketing strategy and grow their audience, right?
As marketers, we all understand the importance of sharing Twitter updates about your company and engage with your followers.
But is this enough? Can we expand the usage of Twitter even further?
Absolutely. Why not replicate the familiar Twitter experience on your website, too, by using social media aggregator.
EmbedSocial provides a Twitter Feed Widget that can generate Twitter feeds from mentions, accounts ad also from Twitter hashtags, that you can embed on your website.
Here is how you can embed Twitter feed on your website in less than a minute:
- Start your free trial with EmbedFeed
- Go to ‘Sources’ and connect your Twitter account
- Choose which type of Twitter source of posts you want to connect: hashtag, mentions or your Twitter account
- Customize and moderate the widget
- Copy and embed the code on your website
This is how it looks like if you embed Twitter feed with Carousel template:
Embed your first Twitter Feed now
Generate, customize and embed Twitter Feed Widgets on your website.
Feel free to scroll below for all the details on how to embed your Twitter feed – step-by-step instructions with screenshots.
Reading this article, you are probably exploring new ways to expand your Twitter reach and outperform your competitors.
Lucky for you, we have prepared for you 2 easy ways you should consider when going to apply that awesome Twitter experience on your website.
Please scroll below to explore them both and see what fits you best.
Main benefits of embedding your Twitter feed
If you are still not convinced that embedding your Twitter feed is a good tactic, here are some of the main reasons for embedding your Twitter feed that might change your mind:
- Improves your website’s visual appeal, dramatically
- Reduces the bounce rate of your website
- Boosts engagement and increases visitors time on site
- Promotes your products and services in more engaging ways
- Systematically organizes your Twitter posts and hashtags in one place
- Promotes your Twitter account without having to leave your website
- Turns website visitors into Twitter followers
- Shows social proof and trust around your brand
If these benefits resonate with you, scroll below to explore 2 easy ways to get all the mentioned benefits using an action that takes just a few steps.
Spoiler alert: One of the ways is manual and takes time to complete the embedding process, and the other one is automatic and can be done within a few minutes.
How to embed your Twitter feed manually
Let’s start with the manual one.
Of course, Twitter, as one of the most powerful social media platforms, has its own embedding tool.
With this tool by Twitter, you can embed the following media:
All you have to do is enter the media URL in the blank space, copy the provided code, and embed it on your website builder in the HTML section.
For example, if I want to publish our latest company update on my website, it will look like this:Tweets by EmbedSocial
Additionally, Twitter provides you with the options to embed your Twitter timeline and Twitter buttons on your website.
When it comes to embedding a Twitter button, they give you the option to choose from the following:
It seems simple and easy, right?
But what if I tell you that there is even an easier way to embed your Twitter media while modifying them the way you desire?
Scroll down to see what I am talking about.
How to embed your Twitter feed with the EmbedFeed plugin
Our team at EmbedSocial developed a simple plugin that will automatically generate all your Twitter posts and show them in the form of a beautiful Twitter widget in just a few seconds.
With EmbedFeed, you can generate Twitter Feed Widgets from your account, feeds that mention your account, or embed Twitter hashtag feed from a selected hashtag(s).
As a result, you will save plenty of time manually embedding your Twitter posts one by one.
Instead, you will provide your website visitors a superb experience they can’t resist in just a few clicks. And not only that, you will increase their dwell time, but you will also add the needed social proof and trust around your brand thanks to a single widget.
On top of that, you can sit back, relax, and watch how the number of visitors that will turn into Twitter followers grows dramatically.
To get started, you need to choose your Twitter source, and our EmbedFeed’s system aggregator will pull the selected Twitter media you want to see embedded on your website.
The best part is that the widget is fully customizable, so you can play around with all the options to curate the Twitter widget that best represents your brand.
Show Twitter photos of public tweets by other Twitter users that mentioned your company, display your latest Tweets or position your Twitter timeline widget on your product page to show tweets from happy customers.
And don’t forget to activate the Google Analytics option to track your progress.
Yes, the opportunities are endless. Your creativity is the limit.
Already excited to see what is this about?
Let’s dive in.
Step-by-step instructions to display Twitter posts and feeds with EmbedFeed
Step 1: Start a trial for EmbedFeed
Step 2: Go to ‘Sources’ and click ‘Add new source’
Step 3: In the social media networks list, select ‘Twitter’ and in the popup connect your Twitter account with EmbedFeed
Step 4: Select type of Twitter source you want to connect: hashtag, mentions, or your Twitter page
Step 5: Customize and moderate the widget the way you want
Please note: The platform has an in-built CSS builder that gives you complete freedom to redesign your Twitter feed’s look and feel.
Step 6: Copy the provided HTML code
Step 7: Paste the code on your webpage where you want the widget to appear
That’s pretty much it.
Please note: Once you embed code on your website, your Twitter feed will be automatically synced.
Additionally, the EmbedSocial platform is integrated with all major social media networks like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, you name it.
This allows you to choose posts from more social media sources and combine them in a single widget.
The Verdict: Twitter Publish vs. EmbedFeed
Yes, both tools offer a simple way to embed various Twitter posts on your website.
But, for you to see the difference, I will list below a few PROs and Cons for both methods:
Twitter feed embedded manually with Twitter Publish
If you use the manual option provided by Twitter, here is what you should expect:
- Usage: Individual accounts for mostly professional use cases
- Price: Free
- Customizations: Limited
- Moderation: None
- Flexibility: Limited, you can’t create a feed with other social media content
Twitter feed embedded using EmbedFeed’s aggregator
If you decide to use a social media aggregator like EmbedFeed, here is what you will get:
- Usage: Professional and brand accounts
- Price: Free Trial / Paid
- Customizations: Endless
- Moderation: Hand-pick options and automatic with keywords
- Flexibility: You can create a feed with other social media content
See the difference?
Which one do you prefer more?
How to embed Twitter feed on every website
To make this even easier for you, we created a detailed step-by-step tutorial on how you can easily display a Twitter feed to your website.
Here, some of the most used website builders where you can display Twitter feed:
- Embed Twitter feed for WordPress
- Embed Twitter feed for Squarespace
- Embed Twitter feed for PageCloud
- Embed Twitter feed for Weebly
- Embed Twitter feed for Wix
- Embed Twitter feed for Webflow
- Embed Twitter feed for Shopify
Do more: Embed Feed from Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
I mentioned a few times that EmbedFeed is an all in one social media aggregator that has integrations with all big social media networks.
It provides options to generate and embed feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Vimeo, or create Custom Feeds.
And the best part is that you can combine all these sources in one big social media wall and embed it on a dedicated page on your website.
Here are more details about the other social media widgets available in EmbedFeed:
- Instagram feed widget
- Facebook feed widget
- YouTube channel widget
- YouTube playlist widget
- YouTube hashtag widget
- Vimeo video widget
- TikTok feed widget
Getting your brand involved on Twitter and embedding your Twitter activity on a website revolves around more than just being there, interacting and engaging.
It is more about utilizing social media’s undeniable power to provide your visitors with the best experience they deserve.
Do you consider trying some of the ways mentioned above and display your Twitter profile or Twitter hashtag feed on your website?
If you have tried the steps already, how do you like it? Are you surprised by the boost in engagement and expansion of Twitter reach?
Feel free to drop us a line and let us know.
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