How to Add the New Twitter Widget to Your Webnode Website

June 19th, 2013

How to embed Twitter on your website

Twitter has released a new version of its public timeline widget to improve performance and safety. These changes have influenced the way you can insert the widget to your Webnode site. From now on, you cannot insert the widget from Webnode’s CMS editor and the already inserted widget is no longer functional. But don’t despair, follow this tutorial and enjoy the new advantages!

Updates on the Twitter widget for your website

The new Twitter widget offers new and better features. Now it displays any tweeted videos and images and also includes public conversations (if desired). Furthermore, it shows a “Follow” button, as well as an editor where you can make changes to the look of the widget.

Tutorial to insert the new Twitter widget

  • Log in to your Twitter account as usual and then click on this link.
  • Click “Create new” and in the new window, under the “User timeline” tab, click on “Create Widget” after making sure your username is correct.

how to add a twitter widget

Please read each option carefully to configure the widget to your liking. Many new features have appeared.

  • Copy the embed code and click on “Save Changes”.

adding a twitter to your website

Copy the code highlighted in blue.

  • Open your web editor and insert the Twitter widget to your page. If you do not remember how to do it, you can click here.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused. However, we hope this change will make the experience of using Twitter on your site even more enjoyable and further assist your communication with visitors. We’re happy to answer any questions in the comments below and by email at

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