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Twttr Widget


Twitter Widget for Embedded Timelines. Create one at first.

Use the official HTML widgets from Twitter (, but is WordPress-Widgetized and performance optimized so there’s only one script-element which is loaded in page footer, and the external JS is loaded on the window.load event.


  • Go to to create and customize your Twitter Widget. Note the Twitter Widget ID in the HTML code, as you need it later.
  • Configure the WordPress Widget. You need to enter your Twitter username and the Twitter Widget ID.
  • Voila! You have a Twitter Timeline Widget.


  1. Download plugin
  2. Upload the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add new’ > ‘Upload’ page in WordPress,
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. Go to and create your widget
  5. Look at the generated HTML code, find a string that looks like data-widget-id=”408156745949642752″. That number is your Twitter Widget ID.
  6. Edit the widget settings. Make sure you enter your Twitter username and Twitter Widget ID from the previous step

Contributors & Developers

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


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Version 0.1

  • Created 2013-12-04
  • User timeline works