Few days back we let you know about wordpress blog completely. Few days back Twitter made @anywhere live and here is a complete tutorial on how you can add Twitter @anywhere into your blog. In this tutorial I will be taking Thesis WordPress Theme as an example.which will let you integrate Twitter into your
To get started with @anywhere you need to register an API. Follow this screenshot to learn how you can register for API
Follow this link and login with your Twitter Id. You need to fill a form to complete the registration.
Adding Twitter @Anywhere Script in WordPress Head :
Once you done with the registration of application, you will be redirected to page with your API key and all other related information with your application settings for particular domain.
Add this script in your in header.php. If you using Thesis you can add it in header script code in option panel:
Replace the part after id= with your API key. As highlighted in above image. This will make your site ready for twitter @anywhere. Now you can take advantage of features which @anywhere offers. One of them is linking to any @username directly to twitter profile and user can follow him without leaving the page.
Linking @username directly to twitter Account
Following given code will add @username to twitter account. This is basic one but the real fun comes when we use twitter hovercard feature. This is code for linking to twitter username without Hovercard. This card will go again into your tag. Below the Twitter @anywhere code which we have added.
Linking twitter username with Hovercard feature:
The below given code will add twitter hovercard feature into @username. If you now sure about hovercard: read Twitter launched hovercard feature. Add this line of code below your <head> into header .php or header script into Thesis option panel :
You can add more features to your site with twitter @anywhere . You can read the official documentation on their website. <link>.
If you run a website which is related to social media, blogging, twitter. This @anywhere feature will be very handy.
I will love to know how did you find this tutorial and are you going to integrate twitter into your blog?
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