How to Embed Tweets in WordPress

How to Embed Tweets in WordPress

WordPress makes super easy to embed a tweet in your website thanks to the oEmbed protocol.

In this post, we’ll show you how to embed a tweet in a post. You don’t need to use any plugins to make this work.

EmbedPress - WordPress Embed Tweets If you’re using WordPress, we highly recommend you check out the EmbedPress plugin. You can add tweets to WordPress, using just the URL.

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Step #1. Copy and paste the tweet URL

Copy the URL of a tweet. The url follows this pattern:

{codecitation}https://twitter.com/username/status/tweet-id{/codecitation}

wordpress embed tweets
  • Create or edit a post.
  • Paste the tweet’s URL.
wordpress embed tweets
  • Publish or Update.
wordpress embed tweets

Step #2. Check the end result

View the end result by clicking the “Preview changes” button:

wordpress embed tweets

The tweet embed will now be displayed correctly:

wordpress embed tweets

Instructor

  • Valentin discovered Joomla in 2010, and since then he has considered it as the best CMS. Valentin has been coding extensions and templates for Joomla for many years and truly enjoys helping people build their own websites with Open Source tools. He lives in San Julián, Jalisco, México.

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