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Twitter Widgets

Here are a couple examples of how to mashup Twitter Widgets into your website. They could be used to...

  • compile staff tweets onto a staff page
  • display or follow the tweets of people in your community
  • serve as a news feed
  • follow tweets about a certain event or topic
  • What else?


Example 1: Twitter List Widget (to follow specific people)
First, log into your Twitter account and create a list with the people you'd like to follow. The go to the Twitter Widgets page and create a widget for your List.

Real example: Cil Attendees on Twitter


Example 2: Twitter Search Widget (to follow hashtags or other keywords)