Show Twitter followers similar to Facebook like box

Facebook like box is displayed by number of blogs and websites to promote their respective Facebook fanpages. It shows thumbnail photos of members along with link to Facebook fanpage at the top. Do you want to display similar box for Twitter followers? There are number of ways to display Twitter followers box similar to Facebook’s like box on WordPress blog.

1. Free WordPress plugins to add Twitter Followers box

You can use either of Twitter Followers, Twitter Like Box or Twitter Fans WordPress plugins to add Twitter Followers box to your WordPress blog. Once you install the plugin, add the plugin widget to place where you want to show the Twitter Followers box. Enter your Twitter username in the widget box and you are all set.

2. Manual code for WordPress & Blogger

In widget area, add text widget to place where you want to display Twitter followers box. Then add following code to that text widget.

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<script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[
function fanbox_init(screen_name){document.getElementById('twitterfanbox').innerHTML='\<iframe name=\"fbfanIFrame_0\" frameborder=\"0\" allowtransparency=\"true\" src=\"http://s.moopz.com/connect.html?user='+screen_name+'\" class=\"FB_SERVER_IFRAME\" scrolling=\"no\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 250px; border-top-style: none; border-right-style: none; border-bottom-style: none; border-left-style: none; border-width: initial; border-color: initial; \"\>\<\/iframe\>';}
// ]]></script>
<div id="twitterfanbox"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[
fanbox_init("basicwp");
// ]]></script>

Once you add the above code, make sure you replace basicwp (in the last line of the code) with your Twitter username. It will display 10 Twitter followers and also allows you to modify width and height of the Twitter Followers box. Credit Pro Blogging Tools

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  1. Nice… thanks for sharing. using it now

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