WP Tweet Button

The WordPress implementation of the official Twitter Tweet Button.

Author:Tanin Ehrami (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.0
WordPress version tested:3.1.4
Plugin version:2.1.3
Added to WordPress repository:13-08-2010
Last updated:07-05-2011
Warning! This plugin has not 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.
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Plugin URI:http://0xtc.com/plugins/wp-tweet-button
Total downloads:160 421
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This plugin easily and fully implements Twitter's official Tweet Button on your WordPress blog or site. The tweet button can be positioned as you please and can be styled to your delight in the settings page. You can configure individual messages for your posts, use the title of your entry or a default message for tweets.

WP Tweet Button supports a variety of shorteners and can even help track the effectiveness of campaigns using Google Analytics.


  • General and post specific settings for recommendations and Tweets text.
  • Vast array of Tweet Button placement and alignment options.
  • Universal shortlink configuration.
  • WPTouch Support.
  • Can be set to vertical, horizontal or no counter.
  • Authors can configure their own Twitter accounts on their profile pages. (WP3.x only)
  • Supports customizable Auto-Tweeting.
  • Supports all Tweet Button languages.
  • Supports exclusion by custom post type
  • Possible to add rel="me", rel="shortlink" to header and rel attribute to the tweet link for SEO.
  • Google Analytics support for campaign tracking.
  • Option to switch between '{text} {link} via {@user}' and 'RT {@user} {text} {link}' formats.
  • Templatable Tweet texts using tags (%POSTCONTENT%, %POSTTITLE%, %BLOGTITLE%, %BLOGHASHTAGS%, %BLOGHASHCATS%).
  • Supports data tag output.
  • Includes hooks for 3rd party developers.
  • Supports WordPress 3 shortener functions.
  • Initial URL shrinking with the Twitter Friendly Links Plugin and YOURLS: WordPress to Twitter Plugin.
  • Initial URL shrinking with 3rd party shortening services: awe.sm, goo.gl, b2l.me, bit.ly, j.mp, cli.gs, sl.ly, snipr, su.pr, tinyurl
  • counturl support for consistent url counts across URL shorteners.
  • Supports option to load the script in the footer.
  • Referral can be turned off by removing the username.
  • Additional styling options.
  • Supports automatic placement and manual using tweetbutton(); function or [tweetbutton] shortcode.
  • Supports forced manual placement for a combination of placements.
  • Includes caching controls for WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache.
  • Tweet Button can be excluded from bottom of posts on front page.
  • Optional no-javascript support.


This plugin features built-in tips but you may also find the FAQ or WP Tweet Button's page useful.