Collection of best wordpress twitter plugins for 2012. Today it is really important, to make our website or blog social friendly. We have to provide our subscribers and readers with maximum number of options, so as to improve the social signal from each of our post.
As said by Matt Cutts : We Do Consider Social Signals While Ranking Any Domain On SERPs.
Considering that, few of the most important social networking sites are : Google Plus, Twitter, Facebook ( Like ), Digg and Reddit. I already have an article on Best WordPress Social Media Plugins
Collection Of Best WordPress Twitter Plugins For 2012
I have made this collection in order. I have selected only those, which had highest number of downloads, ratings and which have been updated recently. I have also included two of the premium ones, and wish you will like all of them. I terms of linking, I have added the direct download links to all of them.
Twitter Plugin : This plugin has been developed by Best Web Soft. You can simply say, its all in one solution for your blog or website. It also handles the translation. Arabic, Hebrew and Russian are the supported languages.
- Ability to add the follow button
- It can even add the like button
- You can select the position of the buttons. Either Top or bottom.
WP to Twitter : Use this add-on to automatically update your personal twitter page with the latest post you publish on your website or blog. It also gives you the ability to shorten the post links. It is also one of the most downloaded plugin from wordpress.org
- It supports custom post types
- Gives you ability to edit each and every tweets for your posts.
- You can add the hashtags for better search ability
- You can even use alternate links instead of your permalink
- Track each of your tweets with Google analytic
- It requires PHP 5 or other latest version for its functionality.
Simple Twitter Connect : On of the most feature rich, simple, easy to handle and powerful social plugin for wordpress. Unlike other plugins, it has series of built-in add-on which handles the different aspects of its functionality.
It has come cool features. You can create your own twitter application and then promote it. You can even add the brand name ( Your Site Name )
- Visitors can auto tweet comments
- Login and logout using twitter
- Connect and comment using twitter account
- Dashboard widgets
- Tweet buttons and many more.
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Twitter Hover Tweet for WordPress : Now your visitors or readers don’t need to click on the buttons. They just need to hover through the button, and they have made the tweet. So its very simple, easy to implement and stylish plugin for your wordpress blog.
- Its features are compatible with almost every browser
- It support custom hover effects
- You can create your own button, without knowing the coding
- It supports the pre-loaded tweet texts
- Visitors can even tweet the images
- It uses the HTML5 ( latest version ) for its functionality
- You can even add the custom links
Twitter Traffic Pop : I will say, its the best wordpress twitter plugin. Now show off the twitter sharing options as popup. Instead of showing your visitors the ads and newsletter subscription options as pop up, if you give them social sharing options. Then it will not only increase you total page-views, visitors, but will indirectly help you make more income.
- You can customize the popups as per your need
- You have direct access to the CSS files
- It can even lock the background functionality until your visitors tweet your article
- Allows you to add the Pre defined text in the pop up screen
- It also gives you ability to add the close button ( its optional )
- It supports custom languages ( Localization and Internationalization )