In the article, we will learn to implement @Anywhere feature and add twitter hovercard on WordPress blog. I should not make you wait, just follow the simple steps below:
Step1: Register Twitter Application
In order to integrate @anywhere feature on website, you will be required to register an application. On register an @Anywhere application page you will have to fill-in details for Name of the Application, Website URL etc. You can also refer to the screenshot below:
Submit the Application by clicking Register Application button, and further it will be redirected to the application page. In this page, you will find all details about the Application like API key and Registered Callback URL, similar to the screenshot below.
Keep the API key of twitter application handy, as we will be using it in Step2.
Step2: Adding @Anywhere in WordPress
Below is the twitter @anywhere code snippet, which you can add it in your Custom Theme or Thesis WordPress theme. Make sure you take backup of Header.php or Footer.php before adding the code snippet.
For Thesis Theme you and paste the above code in Site Options under “Stat and Tracking Scripts”.
Once you have added the code, it will enable Twitter username Auto linking and Hovercard feature on your website, that is, it will auto link Twitter usernames anywhere on website, to their twitter profiles. For instance, you can add Text Widget and put twitter username with [email protected] symbol just like this [email protected] Once done, refresh the website and you will find something similar to the screenshot below:
@Anywhere Hovercard feature can be effective, if there is a twitter feed on your website. As twitter feed will contain usernames which will be auto linked and will display twitter profile by Hovercard feature.
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