This is the 2019 edition of the Twitter WordPress plugins and widgets post.
After revising completely the original post and removing the plugins which disappeared, plugins that weren’t updated in a long time plus, plugins that had bad reviews, this is the updated article this year.
You've a quick navigation index helping you to find what Twitter plugin you want.
WP Twitter plugins & widgets should be your fundamental social media tools in your marketing efforts, to promote your blog or WordPress website.
We are in an era where to be social and to do it wisely, is the best to succeed.
Twitter is one of the top social media channels and if you use WordPress, both can be integrated perfectly to maximize your efforts and achieve your goals.
Want to auto-tweet your latest posts from your WordPress blog?
Want to tweet old posts to give them life again?
Want to tweet, re-tweet and reply directly from WP dashboard?
Want to show tweets filtering by hashtags or users on your sidebar?
You’ve Twitter plugins and widgets for all those cases, and many more!
I’ve been researching and compiling the best plugins available, and it took me a long time because I needed to add the plugin excerpts, more also the screenshots to each case.
Here are the criteria I followed:
Revive Old Post plugin allows you to share selected posts to Twitter and Facebook gaining more traffic from these top social networks.
This plugin comes from the original Tweet Old Post which was revamped to Revive Old Post, with two flavors: Free and Pro versions.
Pro Additional Features
Bear in mind to not have too many automatic shares, or to have enough delay between them, if not your social followers will not be happy with you 😉
I’m using this plugin right now, you can see it action on my Twitter account with the free version.
Twitter plugin developed by Codeinwp, selu, Marius, Hardeep Asrani, Madalin_Themeisle, rsocial.
Rotating Tweets enables you to show your recent tweets one at a time, with an animated rotation.
This plugin is developed by Martin Tod.
This Twitter plugin is a Dashboard Widget that displays Twitter @replies, update your status, sent direct messages, Retweets, Friends Timeline more favorites in a handy way and in a tabbed interface, inside your WP dashboard.
This Twitter tool turns your dashboard into a Twitter client, all in a single widget.
Plugin by wpseek and ratterobert
WP to Twitter plugin will auto-posts a Twitter update when you update your WordPress blog, with your chosen URL shortening service.
Plugin by Joe Dolson
Official Twitter, Vine, and Periscope plugin for WordPress. Embed content and increase your audience.
Plugin Authors: Twitter and Niall Kennedy
15+ Best Twitter #WordPress Plugins & Widgets 2019 Edition
Display your latest tweets in a sidebar widget from a Twitter account.
Totally customizable in styles, replies, retweets, links, dates, thumbnails and more.
The plugin uses the Twitter API version 1.1 (like all the rest of the Twitter plugins)
Plugin developed by whiletrue
Custom Twitter Feeds allows you to show totally customizable Twitter feeds of your home & user timeline, or #hashtags on your website/blog.
Display Twitter feeds that are responsive and also search engine friendly.
Plugin by smashballoon
WP Twitter Feeds is a simple widget which lets you to display your latest tweets easily.
On the option page you can define the duration of the fade effect, number of tweets to see, etc.
WP Twitter Feeds uses the latest Twitter 1.1 API.
Plugin by By Team Startbit
Twitter Auto Publish allows you automatically to publish your posts from your blog to Twitter.
The same can be as a simple text message or with an image.
You can filter posts by custom post-types as well as per categories.
The message format settings are diverse like: post title, description, excerpt, permalink, blog title, etc.
This social auto-publish plugin is developed & maintained by XYZScripts
WP Social Media Slider Lite is an easy & stylish plugin that displays your tweets in a slider.
Plugin by developed by Laterna Studio
You can add: Twitter follow, tweet, #hashtag & mention buttons to WordPress posts, pages and widgets on your site.
You can exclude certain post-types or pages from adding the Twitter button.
Select the button position before, after, before and after, and in a specific zone via shortcode.
Plugin by bestwebsoft
Integrate easily Twitter cards in WordPress with all card types provided.
After the plugin is activated, adds appropriated meta on your WordPress website/blog, allowing you to get Twitter cards for your posts based on your settings.
Plugin by Julien Maury
Better Click To Tweet plugin allows you to insert click to tweet boxes into your posts easily.
Using a shortcode, your selected text is highlighted and does it tweetable.
This plugin is totally customizable via CSS.You can remove the "via" and also remove the URL selectively, from the resulting tweet.
Possibility to make links no-follow.
Why Better? Because this plugin is an improved version of the original “Click To Tweet" plugin by Todaymade.
Plugin by Ben Meredith
Tweet Wheel will tweet your WordPress posts, pages, etc automatically without your supervision.
Plugin by NerdCow
Twitter Manager WP Plugin, will automate your twitter followers, searching for keywords, hashtags & Twitter ID’s.
By entering those variables you can target specific followers all day after the configuration of the plugin.
Caveat: use the plugin smartly and don’t abuse of it, because you don’t want your Twitter account banned, right?
Plugin by GeshuCom
WordPress Ultimate Timeline allows you to create visually attractive timelines for your WordPress site.
These timelines can include feeds from:
The plugin has several options for styling, custom icons and more.
Plugin by SamBerson
Here you’ve a visual guide to help you with your Twitter campaign.
Want to recommend some Twitter WordPress plugins and widgets that aren’t on this 2019 list?
Have you tried some Twitter plugin for WordPress that worked, or not?
Leave a comment and let me hear your ideas.
As a WordPress fan, Gera provides detailed reviews, tutorials & guides about plugins, themes & hostings. He enjoys experimenting with them and the results are published on this blog.