Twitter is buzzing and here is a collection of top 70 twitter tools, plugins, widgets and scripts to integrate with your wordpress blog
Top 20 Twitter Plugin:
- Twitter for WordPress - Twitter for WordPress displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog. Features: Simply, Customizable, Widget ready, Uses WordPress resources (no extra files needed),
- Twitter Updater - The Twitter Updater automatically sends a Twitter status update to your Twitter account when you create, publish, or edit your WordPress post. You can specify the text for the updates, and also have the option to turn the auto update on/off for the different post actions in the admin panel.
- Tweetsuite - TweetSuite adds a server side fully-featured TweetBacks service, complete with a Digg-style “Tweet This” button at the top of each post, a “Retweet This” button for each TweetBack, widgets for your sidebar, and the ability to automatically update Twitter with your latest blog entries.
- Twitter Tools - This plugin creates an integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. Pull your tweets into your blog and create new tweets on blog posts and from within WordPress.
- WP Twitip ID – This plugin takes the pain out of adding another field to your comment form for users to enter their twitter username to be displayed as a link to follow them via their twitter page. WP Twitip ID functionality: Adds an extra field to the comment form for user to enter their twitter username, Echo out the twitter id associated with the comment being displayed, Echo out a html link pointing to the users twitter page using “Click Here To Follow Me On Twitter”, Display link as an image, Ouput just the @ username, Return the twitter id as a variable to be used by php, Display html before the extra field, Display html after the extra field, Add a class name to the extra field
- Twitthis - TwitThis is an easy way for people to send Twitter messages about your blog post or website. When visitors to your website click on the TwitThis button or link, it takes the URL of the webpage and creates a shorter URL using TinyURL. Then visitors can send this shortened URL and a description of the web page to all of their friends on Twitter.
- Twitt-Twoo - Twitt-Twoo is a simple little plugin that will allow you to update your Twitter status right from your blog’s sidebar. AJAX takes cares of the hard work, and means that your page doens’t even have to reload, allowing for quick and easy status updates.”This is definitely the most aesthetically-pleasing Twitter plugin for WP to date, but it’s a shame I can’t use it as my host is running PHP4 not 5!”
- Sociable - Sociable is a plugin which adds social media buttons to your posts, and does so easily, and beautifully.
- Lifestream - Lifestream displays your social feeds and photos much like you would see it on many of the social networking sites. Features: Unlimited number of feeds. Stores entire feed history, not just the last week or two. Extendable via a base PHP class. Easily add your own feed types with very little PHP code. Customizable display using stylesheets. Allows grouping of events to cutback on the daily feed spam. Localization ready! (Email us translations) Daily digest available to summarize your activities. Efficient! Built on scalable database structures so it won’t bog down your website. View a live demo of LifeStream.
- Twitme – Lets you ignore posts in a given category so that if you import posts to a special category so it would not flood Twitter. This new option also allows you to have one category on your blog lets say “Twitter friends” and you could tell Twitme to dont send posts from all the other categorys except those in “Twitter friends”. In that case you would mark all the categories to disallow except the “Twitter friends” category.
- Twitpress - Submits a user definable tweet to your twitter account notifying any twitter followers or friends that a new blog entry has been published on your blog (or an existing published entry has been edited). Supports inclusion of a permalink to your blog posting in the tweet.
- Birdfeeder - This plug-in serves one purpose and that is to tweet published posts. It doesn’t do anything other then tweet. It tweets in this format: [your message] [post title] [short url].
- Tweetbacks - People are talking about your posts, and not only in the comments to your post. A lot of that conversation is happening on Twitter, and now, you can take that conversation right back to your blog! This plugin imports those tweets about your posts as comments. You can display them in between the other comments on your blog, or display them separately.
- MyTwitter - MyTwitter allows users to display their recent Twitter status updates (tweets) on their WordPress site and update their status through the Options page. Includes customization options including number of recent twitters to display, formatting options, and stylesheets. It can be called as a function or used as a widget.
- TwitURLs - Widget that displays currently popular links that have been tweeted.
- Tweetroll - A smart badge that shows your Twitter details and who you’re following on Twitter. It shows your friends’ avatars and invites your readers to come and follow you too.
- NewsTweet – Set a keyword or phrase and NewsTweet constantly pulls twitter posts containing that word or phrase. Useful for bands or anyone with a specific focus for their blog. NewsTweet uses AJAX and the Twitter API so your content stays fresh without the need to refresh the page.
- SiteTweet – sitetweet allows webmasters to post immediate messages on Twitter about specific behaviors on their site. Usually installed on strategic pages, you can configure sitetweet to send a special message when a user performs a certain action on your site. You can use Twitter’s options for private posts in case you want to control who follows your login.
- TweetMeme Button – easily allows your blog to be retweeted. The button also provides a current count of how many times your story has been retweeted throughout twitter.
- Simple Twitter Link – simply returns a URL – this URL is a link to Twitter with your post/page URL within it. It even uses TinyURL to make the link passed to Twitter even more convenient.
50 Best Twitter Plugin for WordPress:
1. Twittrup : Updates Twitter when you create a new blog post utilizing an shortener service of your choice.
2. WP to Twitter : Posts a Twitter status update when you update your blog or post to your blogroll, using the Cligs URL shortening service.
3. Tweetly Updater : This plugin sends Twitter updates on new or edited posts, uses bit.ly.
4. TwitThis Button : Adds the TwitThis button into your posts and RSS feed and auto-tweets new posts.
5. TweetMeme Button: Adds the TweetMeme button into your posts and RSS feed.
6. TweetScribe: TweetScribe plugin connects your WordPress blog with TweetScribe.me Through this site users can subscribe to your blog using their twitter account. Every time you make a new post they will be direct messaged (DM’ed) with your post. It is also a blogging list directory where you choose which categories to list your blog under. This way new readers might find your blog to expand their interests.
8. Twitter Friendly Links: Your very own TinyURL within your OWN domain! If you DO promote your blog posts in Twitter, then you MUST make your links look cool!
9. Tweetable: Tweetable is intended to help integrate Twitter into your blog. It can automatically tweet links to yourblog posts as they are published. It can display your lastest tweet in your sidebar and add a tweetmeme widget after your posts. You can even use it to share a Twitter account among a blog’s author’s if you wish.
10. Thread Twitter: Thread Twitter fetch your tweets and display them in thread style.
11. Commentwitter: Commentwitter is a WordPress plugin that gives commenters the option of Tweeting their comment with a link to your post.
12. WordTwit: WordTwit keeps track of when you publish new posts, and automatically informs all followers by pushing out a Twitter tweet. All links are automatically converted to tiny URLs to save space. Most users see a substantial increase in blog traffic after tweeting their posts on a frequent basis.
13. WP-TwitterSearch: Displays the latest results based on a twitter search. Options include setting multiple search terms and limiting tweets shown.
14. Twitter SP2: Twitter SP2 is a simple WordPress plugin developed for romanian bloggers that posts on Twitter a link to your post shorten via a romanian service sp2.ro when you publish a blog post.
16. Twitter Widget Pro: A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including @username and link parsing. It supports displaying profiles images, and even lets you control whether to display the time and date of a tweet orhow log ago it happened (about 5 hours ago, etc). Requires PHP5.
17. WP-Twitter: WP-Twitter is a plugin that creates a integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account by giving you the following functionality:
* Post a tweet from the WordPress Admin Screens, including option to reduce the URL with API is.gd before sending.
* Widget for displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog
18. Twitter Links Plus+: Checks Twitter usernames mentioned in posts, pages and in the comments (eg. @Raj_R) with the Twitter service to see if that user is indeed a Twitter user, then converts that user’s Twitter name to a link to the mentioned user’s Twitter profile page (eg.@Raj_R).
19. Admiyn Twitter: Admiyn Twitter is helpful to keep your Twitter’s followers informed about any new post or comment in your blog, if you have a lot of followers in Twitter, will grow the traffic to your blog probably, what is good.
20. SimpleTwitterBox : A very simple plugin to display a twitter box in the sidebar. The prime reason for the existence of this plugin is that I wanted to try to write a plugin. It is decent enough to be used, so I’ve published it.
21. TweetMe: TweetMe is a simple WordPress Plugin that posts a tweet to Twitter when you publish a blog post. You decide what format the tweet takes by modifying sample string like below. You have access to 2 special tags #title# and #link# which are replaced with the post title and the condensed link respectivly.
22. Twitter Tracker: A fairly simple widget which allows you to specify and display a Twitter search (or a Twitter hashtag) in your sidebar. Future developments will hopefully include allowing more than one of these widgets to be used at once, with different searches in them.
23. yURL ReTwitt: This plugin will allow your readers to publish a RT (Re-Twitt) on twitter, quoting the user name of your choice, your post’s (or page) title and its url (shortened by http://yurl.fr/ )
24. Feed2tweet: The Feed2tweet plugin is a very simple, non-obstrusive way of automatically tweeting your new published posts and pages on your WordPres blog.
25. twimp-wp: Publish blog posts to one or more twitter accounts. Shorten links to your blog post with bit.ly (optional).
27. Twitter LiveBlog: Twitter LiveBlog integrates with Twitter and lets you liveblog on your WordPress blog. It gives you the following functionality:
* Start a liveblogging post using a Twitter update.
* Add to the liveblogging post using Twitter updates. Each Twitter update will appear as a separate line in the post with a timestamp.
* End a liveblogging post using a Twitter update.
28. Twitter Digest: This plugin uses the pseudo-cron facility available in WordPress to publish a daily post of tweets from the previous day.
29. wpCommentTwit: wpCommentTwit allows you to receive noticies by direct messages from Twitter whenever someone leaves a comment on your blog. A hyperlink (using TinyURL) allows you to click on the direct message and go to the blog post.
30. TwiBadge: This is a WordPress plugin to show your Twitter badge as a widget with easy personalization.
31. Twitter It!: With this plugin an user has the ability to twitter a article that he is your site. This plugin is easy to install highly customizable. Caching of short-urls included!
32. Simple Twitter Link: The code for Simple Twitter Link should be added to the bottom of appropriate post/page templates within your theme (and in the case of posts, within the loop).
Simple Twitter Link simply returns a URL – this URL is a link to Twitter with your post/page URL within it. It even uses TinyURL to make the link passed to Twitter even more convenient.
33. Easy Twitter Links: Anytime you’d like to link to a Twitter member’s profile, simply use: @membername anywhere within your post, page, or comment and the link will be generated automatically upon publishing.
Likewise, you can do the same thing with Twitter Tags. Just use: #tagname anywhere within the post, page, or comment and the link to Twitter Search will be generated automatically upon publishing.
34. Tweetbacks: People are talking about your posts, and not only in the comments to your post. A lot of that conversation is happening on Twitter, and now, you can take that conversation right back to your blog! This plugin imports those tweets about your posts as comments. You can display them in between the other comments on your blog, or display them separately.
35. FishyTweet: Adds a link to each post that points the user to Twitter.com. Before the redirect, the URL for the actual post is sent to Tinyurl.com and the tinyurl-ified URL is used as an argument to Twitter.com thus putting it inthe status field when the page loads.
36. Add Twitter RSS: Add Twitter RSS is a simple plugin that adds your Twitter RSS link to the header of your blog. It allows your readers to easily find your Twitter feed.
37. Tweet-rank: Integrate follower graph in your sidebar to display changes of the number of your followers you have on Twitter
38. My Twitpics: The My Twitpics plugin allows you to show your recently added photos to Twitpic.com on an easy way to your visitors.
39. TwitterCounter: Allows you to integrate TwitterCounter.com badges on your blog. Additionally, you can add the Twitter Remote to your blog, which shows which twitter users recently visited your blog or website.
Manually add where you would like to display the badge / remote or use the WordPress sidebar widgets instead.
40. Tweet This: Adds a “Tweet This Post” link to every post and page. Shortens URLs in advance through Th8.us, eating up only 19 of 140 characters. Also included: Plurk, Yahoo Buzz, Delicious, Digg, Ping.fm, Reddit, and StumbleUpon. Includes the post’s title after the link (can be customized). If your titles are really long, they get cut off at 136 characters with “…”. Customize under Settings > Tweet This. Includes your choice of six buttons.
41. Top Twitter Links by Twitturls: Widget that displays currently popular links that have been tweeted.<
42. TweetRoll: A smart badge that shows your Twitter details and who you’re following on Twitter. It shows your friends’ avatars and invites your readers to come and follow you too.
43. Twitter Tools : Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account.
44. Twitter ReTweet: Twitter ReTweet provides a function that displays a ReTweet link which gives visitors the ability to ReTweet the current post; supports custom URLs (perfect for Google Analytics Campaign Tracking).
45. Twitterdoodle: Allows a user to create posts and categories based on Twitter keyword searches. Each post would be a digest of twitter posts in that category.
46. Latest tweets: There is a wide choice of widgets which you can put in your WordPress sidebar, but I could not find one that would display a defined number of my latest tweets. Fortunately, creating such an easy plugin does not take much time. I’m glad to present you my first public wordpress plugin “latest tweets”.
47. NewsTweet: Set a keyword or phrase and NewsTweet constantly pulls twitter posts containing that word or phrase. Useful for bands or anyone with a specific focus for their blog. NewsTweet uses AJAX and the Twitter API so your content stays fresh without the need to refresh the page.
48. Tweet Stats: This plugin supplies you with “Most Tweeted Posts” and “Recently Tweeted Posts” widgets for your blog.
49. Tweep Roll: When I find a Tweep (a Twitter friend) that tweets about interesting things, I’m always interested to see who they are following. So I have created a WordPress plugin called “Tweep Roll” which is like Blogroll, but shows a list of your Twitter friends instead. So if someone reads your blog and finds you interesting, they may want to follow whoever you are following.
50. Tweet Rooster: This is the first version of tweet rooster. It’s a widget that allows people to twitter directly from your blog.