Twitter Button by BestWebSoft

Description

Twitter plugin makes it easy to add Follow, Tweet, Hashtag, and Mention buttons to WordPress website posts, pages. This is a great way to increase social media shares.

Customize the appearance, configure settings, and enable other advanced options to encourage website visitors to communicate with you via Twitter.

Free Features

  • Automatically add Twitter buttons:
    • Tweet
    • Follow
    • Hashtag
    • Mention
  • Choose Twitter buttons position in the content:
    • Before
    • After
    • Before and after
  • Add Twitter buttons via shortcode
  • Enable Opt-out of tailoring Twitter
  • Choose the language manually or set the automatic detection
  • Choose Twitter buttons size:
    • Small
    • Large
  • Set for Tweet, Hashtag, and Mention buttons:
    • Tweet text
      • Page title
      • Custom
    • Recommended username
  • Set custom hashtag for Tweet and Hashtag buttons
  • Set share URL for Tweet and Hashtag buttons
    • Current page
    • Home page
  • Set the username for Tweet via parameter
  • Show follow me button:
    • Username
    • Count
  • Set custom image for Follow button
  • Add custom code via plugin settings page
  • Compatible with latest WordPress version
  • Incredibly simple settings for fast setup without modifying code
  • Detailed step-by-step documentation and videos
  • Multilingual and RTL ready

Pro Features

All features from Free version included plus:

  • Twitter button preview
  • Display Twitter buttons for certain pages and/or post types
  • Configure all subsites on the network
  • Get answer to your support question within one business day (Support Policy)

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If you have a feature suggestion or idea you’d like to see in the plugin, we’d love to hear about it! Suggest a Feature

Documentation & Videos

Help & Support

Visit our Help Center if you have any questions, our friendly Support Team is happy to help — https://support.bestwebsoft.com/

Translation

  • Czech (cs_CZ) (thanks to Michal Kučera www.n0lim.it)
  • Hungarian (hu_HU) (thanks to Peter Aprily www.aprily.com)
  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Ukrainian (uk)

Some of these translations are not complete. We are constantly adding new features which should be translated. If you would like to create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files to BestWebSoft and we’ll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

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Screenshots

  • Pasting Twitter shortcode into the content.
  • Twitter Button Settings page.
  • Twitter buttons in the front-end.
  • Custom Twitter "Follow" button in the front-end.

FAQ

I cannot see the Twitter Button icon in the post after the plugin installation

In the WordPress admin panel go to “Plugins”, find the “Twitter Button by BestWebSoft” plugin and click “Activate”.

How can I deactivate the plugin

In the WordPress admin panel go to “Plugins”, find the “Twitter Button by BestWebSoft” plugin and click “Deactivate”.

How to adjust the Twitter Button icon position on the page

In the WordPress admin panel go to “BWS Panel”, find the Twitter Button plugin settings page and select one of the listed positions: Before the post, After the post or display the buttons only via shortcode. Then click “Save Changes”.

After installation and settings adjustment on the plugin settings page it is not working still
  1. Please click “Save Changes”. Make sure that you got the message “Settings Saved”.
  2. After saving your settings you should refresh the web page, where the Twitter Button icon should be placed.
I have some problems with the plugin’s work. What Information should I provide to receive proper support?

Please make sure that the problem hasn’t been discussed yet on our forum (https://support.bestwebsoft.com). If no, please provide the following data along with your problem’s description:

  1. the link to the page where the problem occurs
  2. the name of the plugin and its version. If you are using a pro version – your order number.
  3. the version of your WordPress installation
  4. copy and paste into the message your system status report. Please read more here: Instruction on System Status

Reviews

Good work

kaj28

Great plugin. It is exactly what I looking for. Thanks BestWebSoft team for the support.

Easy to use

rivsmaniac

Easy to use, minimum of configurations. Exactly what I was searching for. Thanks!

Read all 8 reviews

Changelog

V2.54 – 03.03.2017

  • Update : The plugin settings page has been updated.
  • NEW : Czech language file.

V2.53 – 15.11.2016

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Pro : Tree of site pages was updated.

V2.52 – 11.10.2016

  • Update : Compatibility with Pagination plugin was added.

V2.51 – 09.08.2016

  • Update : All functionality for WordPress 4.6 was updated.

V2.50 – 21.06.2016

  • Update : We added action for the settings page.

V2.49 – 06.06.2016

  • Bugfix : The bug with excerpt was fixed.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.5.2.

V2.48 – 05.01.2016

  • NEW: “Hashtag”, “Mention” Twitter buttons were added.
  • NEW: Options for twitter buttons were added: language, size, choosen URL, tweet text, via, tailoring, count.
  • Update: Shortcode [follow_me] was replaced by shortcode [twitter_buttons].

V2.47 – 10.12.2015

  • Bugfix : The bug with plugin menu duplicating was fixed.

V2.46 – 05.11.2015

  • NEW : Hungarian language file.

V2.45 – 25.09.2015

  • NEW : A button for Twitter Button shortcode inserting to the content was added.
  • Update : Textdomain was changed.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.3.1.

V2.44 – 23.07.2015

  • Update : The Ukrainian and Russian languages file are updated.
  • Bugfix : We fixed the settings page display.

V2.43 – 23.06.2015

  • NEW : Ability to restore settings to defaults.

V2.42 – 25.05.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.2.2.

V2.41 – 23.04.2015

  • NEW : Add ability to show button before and after post.

V2.40 – 06.04.2015

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.1.1

V2.39 – 09.01.2015

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.1.

V2.38 – 10.10.2014

  • Bugfix : Bug with sharing posts that have special characters in the title was fixed.

V2.37 – 07.08.2014

  • Bugfix : Security Exploit was fixed.

V2.36 – 06.06.2014

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.9.1.
  • Update : The Ukrainian language is updated in the plugin.
  • Bugfix : Problem with custom images after updating plugin was fixed.

V2.35 – 11.04.2014

  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.8.2.

V2.34 – 04.03.2014

  • Bugfix : Plugin optimization is done.
  • Update : Plugin tabs is added.

V2.33 – 06.02.2014

  • Update : Screenshots are updated.
  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.8.1.

V2.32 – 26.12.2013

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.8.

V2.31 – 07.11.2013

  • Bugfix : Bug related with displaying “Follow Me” button is fixed.

V2.30 – 07.11.2013

  • NEW : Add checking installed WordPress version.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.7.1.
  • Update : Activation of radio button or checkbox by clicking on its label.
  • Update : Screenshots are updated.

V2.29 – 11.10.2013

  • Bugfix : We fixed the bug of displaying button when post title has special characters.

V2.28 – 02.10.2013

  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.6.1.
  • Update : The Ukrainian language file is added to the plugin.

V2.27 – 04.09.2013

  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.6.
  • Update : Function for displaying BWS plugins section placed in a separate file and has own language files.

V2.26 – 18.07.2013

  • NEW : Added an ability to view and send system information by mail.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.5.2.

V2.25 – 29.05.2013

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : The Danish language file is updated.

V2.24 – 30.04.2013

  • NEW : Select the button: the standard button with the number of followers or custom image.

V2.23 – 17.04.2013

  • Update : The English language file is updated in the plugin.

V2.22 – 05.03.2013

  • NEW : The Ukrainian language file is added to the plugin.

V2.21 – 26.02.2013

  • NEW : The Dutch language file is added to the plugin.

V2.20 – 26.02.2013

  • NEW : We added functionality for turning off the button “Twitter”.

V2.19 – 20.02.2013

  • NEW : The Spanish language file is added to the plugin.

V2.18 – 31.01.2013

  • Bugfix : Bugs in admin menu were fixed.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.5.1.

V2.17 – 25.01.2013

  • NEW : The Danish language file is added to the plugin.

V2.16 – 20.12.2012

  • NEW : Slovak and Italian language files are added to the plugin.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.5.

V2.15 – 24.07.2012

  • NEW : The Arabic language file is added to the plugin.
  • Bugfix : Cross Site Request Forgery bug was fixed.

V2.14 – 10.07.2012

  • NEW : The Hebrew language file is added to the plugin.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.4.1.

V2.13 – 27.06.2012

  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 3.4.

V2.12 – 31.05.2012

  • Bugfix : The bug related to twitter positioning at frontend is fixed.

V2.11 – 12.03.2012

  • Changed : BWS plugins section.

V2.10 – 24.02.2012

  • Change : Code that is used to connect styles and scripts is added to the plugin for correct SSL verification.

V2.09 – 07.02.2012

  • NEW : Translation for the title tag of twitter links is added.

V2.08 – 02.01.2012

  • Changed : BWS plugins section.

V2.07 – 27.12.2011

  • NEW : Language files are added to the plugin.
  • NEW : Style for twitter button block is added.

V2.06 – 13.12.2011

  • Bugfix : The bug with sections options at admin page and bug of positioning in the frontend are fixed.

V2.05 – 18.10.2011

  • Bugfix : BWS Plugin’s menu section was fixed and right now it is consisted of 3 parts: activated, installed and recommended plugins.
  • Bugfix : The bug of positioning in admin menu is fixed.

V2.04 – 14.07.2011

  • Changed : BWS Plugin’s menu section was fixed and right now it is consisted of 2 parts: installed and recommended plugins.
  • Bugfix : Icons displaying is fixed.

V2.03

*The bug of the array_merge function is fixed in this version. Please upgrade the plugin immediately. Thank you

V2.02

*The bug of the link to the settings page is fixed in this version. Please upgrade the plugin immediately. Thank you

V2.01

  • Usability at the settings page of the plugin was improved.

V1.04

  • Bugs of ‘Follow me’ button display with shortcode is fixed.

V1.03

  • Possibility to use shortcode for display of Twitter ‘Follow me’ sign at any part of content was added. Now it is possible to add ‘Follow me’ sign to any part of the website and not only to news. Also if a user likes an article they can share title of this article and its link in their twitter by clicking at the Twitter icon.

V1.02

  • Bug with twitter icon display is fixed.

V1.01

  • Twitter icon bugs are fixed.

V1.00

  • Ability to install Twitter Button icon with a link to the account page, including adjustment functionality settings via WordPress admin panel are added.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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