How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress


How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress
Bryanna Atwell

It is important to note that every time you mention ‘@’ at the beginning or a word in your post or page, it will automatically link to the corresponding Twitter profile. But it does not mean that email addresses will get link as ‘@’ does not occur at the beginning.
How To Automatically Link Twitter Usernames In WordPress Using Third Party Plugin?
There are various plugins available which you can use if you do not want to create your own using the method we mentioned above. Any User Twitter Feed is a perfect plugin to achieve the same. It has various other features that you will certainly find useful.

How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress
Enda Arriaga

Two years ago, Twitter launched Twitter Anywhere API which made it really easy for us to mention twitter usernames and have them be automatically linked to the right profile. It also allowed for beautiful hovercards with additional info. Sadly Twitter has decided to retire the Anywhere API on December 6th, 2012. Since we regularly mention user’s twitter handles in our post content, it only made sense to come up with a way to automatically link twitter usernames in WordPress. Instead of relying on a third-party script, we decided to write a short and simple plugin to take care of the job. In this article, we will show you how to automatically link twitter usernames in WordPress when you mention it after the @ sign like so: @wpbeginner.

Daddy Design Web, WordPress and Facebook Designs
Regina Guzman

Twitter is one of the most powerful and popular social media platforms on the web today, which means it is constantly changing, sometimes not always for the better. A long time ago Twitter launched the ‘Twitter Anywhere API’ which made it really easy to mention twitter usernames and automatically link them to the right profile. Unfortunately it was short lived and Twitter decided to retire and depreciate the API due to over exploitation. Luckily there are still other ways to automatically link Twitter usernames to their profile in your WordPress posts and pages, our favorite is through the use of a WordPress function. In this tutorial we will teach you how to automatically link Twitter usernames to their profile in WordPress without using a plugin.

How To Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress
Corina Pinkerton

Twitter is getting huge everyday and almost all huge companies are using it to promote and tout their content. Since we often mention various Twitter usernames in our posts and other places, we found a way to automatically link Twitter usernames in WordPress.

How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress
Liliana Cardona

Two years ago, Twitter launched Twitter Anywhere API which made it really easy for us to mention twitter usernames and have them be automatically linked to the right profile. It also allowed for beautiful hovercards with additional info. Sadly Twitter has decided to retire the Anywhere API on December 6th, 2012. Since we regularly mention user’s twitter handles in our post content, it only made sense to come up with a way to automatically link twitter usernames in WordPress. Instead of relying on a third-party script, we decided to write a short and simple plugin to take care of the job. In this article, we will show you how to automatically link twitter usernames in WordPress when you mention it after the @ sign like so: @wpbeginner.

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