How to Embed a Twitter Feed into a WordPress Website
If you run a blog or website, you’ve probably considered adding social media feeds like Twitter and Instagram onto your site. You may even have tried doing this with some type of social media widget, only to find that they don’t work all that well with your specific blog platform. Luckily, there’s a much easier way to do this that doesn’t require any coding knowledge.
Installing Semantic Scribe (WordPress Plugin)
One of the most popular options among bloggers who want to integrate their Twitter feeds and Instagram accounts onto their blog is the Semantic Scribe WordPress plugin. With this plugin, adding social media channels to your site is as easy as adding another blog post. A quick click of the button and your Twitter and Instagram accounts will be automatically added to your posts.
One of the best things about Semantic Scribe is that it works with all of your existing WordPress posts, pages, and feeds. If you’ve grown your blog or website over time, this plugin will assist you in making the most of all of its features. By using the plugin, you won’t have to worry about losing any of your old content as it relates to social media. You can always go back and edit the content whenever you want (e.g., if you decide to delete a Twitter account).
After you install Semantic Scribe, you’ll see a “+ Add new section” button at the top of the Dashboard. Click on this button to get started.
Creating Your Blog Post
Blog posts are used to share news and interesting information to an audience on your personal blog. When you create a blog post using the Semantic Scribe WordPress plugin, you have the option of including up to four different kinds of content:
- Text – This is what you would typically type into a WordPress text box.
- Image – You can upload an image from your phone or computer to the post.
- Video – If you have a video on your phone that you would like to use, you can embed it into the blog post through the plugin.
- Twitter – If you have a Twitter account and want to include tweets from your account in your blog post, you can do this through the plugin as well.
- Instagram – The same goes for Instagram.
- Github – You can also add a link to a GitHub page for that project you’re working on inside your post.
When you create a new blog post, you will have the option of posting it immediately or saving it for later. If you want to save it for later, simply hit the “Publish” button when you’re done. You can also choose to have your blog post appear on different blogs and websites by selecting the appropriate checkboxes when you’re editing it.
If you have a video that you would like to use on your blog or website, you can add it through the WordPress video plugin. The best part of this plugin is that you don’t have to worry about uploading your video to a server or converting it into a different format. Whenever you want to include a video on your blog or website, you can simply click on the “+ Add new video” button at the top of the Dashboard.
This will bring up a form where you can search for any YouTube channel or website that has the content you’re looking for. You can then click on the “Add this video to your post” button to add the selected video to your blog post.
Setting Up Your Instagram Account
Instagram is a popular social media platform that allows users to add videos, photos, and text to their profile page. To get started with Instagram, visit this blog’s Instagram page and click on the “create account” button at the top of the page. You will then be brought to the Instagram sign-up page where you can enter a username and password to create your account. You can also click on the “+ Add new photo” button to get started adding images to your Instagram account (if you haven’t already).
When you create your Instagram account, you will be asked to enter a username for your account. This will then be used to identify your Instagram content in your own words. After you create your Instagram account, you can click on the “Settings” link in the top right corner of your screen to access your account’s settings. Inside the Settings page, you can find the link to your profile’s dashboard. Click on this link to view your profile’s page and start posting content to it.
Setting Up Your Twitter Account
Twitter is a popular social media site that allows users to send and read tweets on their phones. Like Instagram, Twitter sign-up is quite easy and simply involves entering a username and password. After you create your Twitter account, you can click on the “Settings” link in the top right corner of your screen to access your account’s settings. Inside the Settings page, you can find the link to your profile’s dashboard. Click on this link to view your profile’s page and start tweeting content to it.
When you set up your Twitter account, you will be asked to enter a username for your account. This will then be used to identify your Twitter content in your own words. After you create your Twitter account, you can click on the “Account” link in the top right corner of your screen to access your account’s dashboard. Here, you can find all of your Twitter content that has been posted since your account was created. You can click on any post to read it in full, and you can click on the “More” button at the top of the post to see the other person’s tweets about that topic.
Embedding a YouTube Video
If you have a YouTube channel that you would like to promote on your blog or website, you can easily add a video from the platform to your post through the WordPress YouTube plugin. The best part of this plugin is that it’s incredibly easy to use. Simply click on “+ Add new” and select “YouTube” from the drop-down menu. The next thing you’ll need to do is to enter the video’s URL into the box that appears and then click on the “Insert into post” button.
This will bring up a box where you can add text and an image to your blog post. You can then click on the “Screen icon” at the top of the box to play the video. You can also click on the “Download embed code” button to download a small piece of code that you can then paste into your blog post’s textarea.
Adding a Link to a GitHub Page
GitHub is a website that serves as a central location for developers to store their projects online. To add a link to a GitHub page to your blog post, simply visit the page for the project you want to promote and click on the “Link” button at the top of the page.
You will then be brought to the GitHub authentication page where you can log in to your account or create a new one if you don’t have one. When you log in, you will see the list of repositories that you have access to, as well as the top level categories and tags for those repositories. You can then click on the “Add this repository to your posts” button to add the selected repository to your blogs and website.