The best way to grow your audience and connect deeper with them is to Integrate your content marketing across different channels.

One way is to leverage your Twitter followers to get them to visit your blog, and leverage your blog visitors to get them to take action on Twitter.

Thankfully, you’re in luck. It only takes a few simple steps to put a working tweet in your WordPress blog post, no extra plugins or software is needed.

First: Find the tweet you want to embed from your feed. For this example we’re going to use this one.

How to embed a tweet in a wordpress post, step one is to find the tweet in your feed

Second: Click on the tweet to open a detailed view of it, then click the ellipsis in the bottom right to open a menu. In this menu there is a “Copy Link to Tweet” button.

How to embed a tweet in a wordpress post step 2 is to open the detail of the tweet and find the link the menu

Third: While creating or editing your post in WordPress simply past the link to the tweet on a separate line. KEY POINT: The URL must be pasted as regular text to work. If wherever you pasted the link from kept it as a hyperlink you will have to place your cursor inside the link and click this “Unlink” button in your WordPress editor, and then copy the text and re-paste it.

How to embed a tweet in a wordpress post step 3 is to copy the link into your post

If you aren’t seeing WordPress automatically format it like the following picture, then you need to try to past the url as plain text again.

How to embed a tweet in a wordpress post preview while editing

The result should be a fully functional tweet including the following buttons: Follow, Retweet, Like, and Reply. And, it will also have the link to the tweet owner’s profile, any embedded links and hashtags. It’s like a real tweet!

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