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Twounter simply returns the number of followers for a twitter username.

You have two options to fetch the number of followers for a username.

You can use the function <?php echo twounter('username') ?> in your template files or you can use the twounter
shortcode [twounter]username[/twounter]in post/page editor to return the numbers of followers for the


Can you use twounter shortcode on post/page editor?

Yes, you can use the shortcode [twounter]username[/twounter] in post/page editor to get the number of
followers for that username.

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