This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Search Tweets Widget


Provides Twitter query search, like from:WordPress, OR from:photomatt, and gets the search results rendered as a widget. The results will get updated frequently.

Development of this plugin is done on GitHub. Pull requests are always welcome.


  • Settings page
  • Widget form
  • Rendered widget


  1. Upload Search Tweets Widget plugin to your blog’s wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate.
  2. Go to Settings > Search Tweets Widget to fill your consumer key and consumer secret key. You need to authorize the app afterward.

How to use

  1. Go to Appearance > Widgets
  2. Drag Search tweets widget from Available Widgets to available widget area
  3. Fill Search Query in widget form, something like from:WordPress, OR from:photomatt
  4. For more query operators, check the doc


How do I change widget’s markup?

There’s a filter search_tweets_widget_view_path_for_widget where you can override view path. Please take a look at views/widget.php for reference.

Contributors & Developers

“Search Tweets Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Initial release