Recently I have seen many nicely quoted tweets on various blogs such as Mashable. The quotes look like this:
Built my first search engine on Lucene and bought ticket for Rock of Ages. Happy day. Even there is a sun in Manchester, at last
— Nikola Milosevic, PhD (@text_miner) April 15, 2014
I wanted to know how to tweet in wordpress like this. I thought that these blogs are using some WordPress plugin to do this. So I wanted it on my blog. However, what I found out is that they are not using a plugin. Starting in WordPress 3.4, WordPress added Twitter as an oEmbed provider. What this means is that you don’t need to install any plugins or configure any settings.
To get this view simply go to Twitter and find the tweet that you want to embed. You need to get the URL of that status. When you click on the tweet, it will expand and show you several options. Click on the Details link.
When you click on the details link, it will take you to the page with the independent tweet. Copy the URL of that page. It will look something like this:
Simply paste it in a separate line of your post. And here you go with view like that. Now you can tweet in wordpress.
Even you can add tweets with images:
— Nikola Milosevic, PhD (@text_miner) April 16, 2014
Here goes one more.
If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it. – Linus Torvalds
— Nikola Milosevic, PhD (@text_miner) April 14, 2014