Easily display your latest tweets using the Twitter feeds shortcode and keep visitors informed about what’s going on in your business. The feed gets updated automatically when you post on the
In this article, we’ll explain how to create a Twitter application and configure and display the Twitter feeds.
Creating an Application on the Twitter Website
First, you’ll need to create an application on the Twitter website to get access details. Access details are required when you want to display the tweets on your website.
2 Fill out the Application Details form with your information and click on the Create Your Twitter Application button.
3 From your application management page, click on the Keys and Access Tokens tab.
4 At the bottom of the page, click Create My Access Token.
5 Take note of the Consumer Key (API Key), Consumer Secret (API Secret), Access Token and Access Token Secret.
Beware! The above Twitter application was created only for is purpose of the article and has now been deleted.
Adding Access Details to the Theme Options
To add the generated keys and tokens into your WordPress site:
1 In the WordPress admin panel, go to Theme Options > Global Settings > API Integrations.
2 Add the Consumer Key (API Key), Consumer Secret (API Secret), Access Token and Access Token Secret from the Twitter website (step 5).
3 Click on Save Settings.
Displaying Twitter Feeds Shortcode
To add the Twitter feeds shortcode to a page:
1 Add or edit an existing page.
2 In the Visual Composer section, click on the + button.
3 In the Add Element pop-up screen, search for Twitter feeds and click on it to be added to the page.
4 When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Twitter Feeds Settings will open that It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.
Displays a title above the Twitter feed.
Your Twitter profile name.
Loads a specific amount of latest tweets.
Text & Icon Color
Sets a specific color for the text and icon.
Sets a specific color for the links.
6 Click on Save Changes and publish or update the page to check the result. It will show the latest tweets.