How to Embed an X / Twitter Feed on Your Website

A Guide on How to Embed an X / Twitter Feed on Your Website With Examples

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Embedding an X / Twitter feed on your website can enhance user engagement, provide dynamic content, and keep visitors up-to-date with your latest updates and conversations. In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to embed an X / Twitter feed on your website and showcase some remarkable examples from brands worldwide.

Why embed an X / Twitter feed on your website?

  • Real-time updates: A live X / Twitter feed allows website visitors to see your latest tweets, retweets, and interactions without needing to leave your site. This keeps your content fresh and relevant.
  • Increased engagement: By showcasing real interactions and conversations, you can engage your audience more dynamically than with static content alone.

Related: 14 Event Activation Ideas to Boost Your Event 

  • Showcasing brand personality: Your feed gives visitors a glimpse into your brand’s personality, voice, and style, helping you build a more authentic connection.
  • Social proof: Displaying your active X / Twitter presence on your website can serve as social proof of your online credibility and influence.

Related: How to Collect Social Proof with a Social Wall

  • Repurpose your content: You invest much time creating content for your X / Twitter brand profile. So why not repurpose that content and share it elsewhere too? A X / Twitter embed lets you display all the content from your profile on your website. Every new post published on your company’s profile will be automatically added to the X (Twitter) feed embed. You can further curate the embed with selected posts.

How to embed an X / Twitter feed on your website?

With Walls.io, embedding an X / Twitter wall on your website is easy, regardless of your tech skills. You copy and paste the JavaScript or iFrame code generated on your Walls.io dashboard to embed your X / Twitter feed anywhere on your website. Here’s how to do it:

1. Create your X / Twitter feed

First of all, set up your Walls.io account. Don’t worry; it’s straightforward and takes less than 5 minutes, including adapting the design. If you need a hand with addingX / Twitter content, here’s how to add X / Twitter as a source.

Walls.io Sources Dashboard, where you can pick your content for your social feed

2. Get the code snippet you need to embed your X / Twitter feed

Navigate to the Embed & Display section of your Walls.io dashboard and grab the embed code. JavaScript is generally the preferred method as it gives you more features. But iframe is a great option, especially as not all website builders or apps will let you use JavaScript.

The Walls.io Dashboard, where you can copy your Twitter feed embed code
The Walls.io Dashboard, where you can copy your embed code

3. Embed the X / Twitter feed on your website and forget about it

The feed will automatically fetch all the posts published on an X / Twitter profile, list or with a keyword or hashtag defined by you. If you’d like only to display some posts, you have complete control over the feed’s content.

Create a feed that gets auto updates from X / Twitter!

Great for brands that care about user privacy and security. This solution doesn’t load any 3rd-party widgets or services and complies with EU & US/Californian data protection laws (GDPR and CCPA).

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The types of X / Twitter content that you can embed in a feed

Walls.io collects content from multiple social platforms, including X / Twitter. For each social network, you can add various sources. 

Here are the content types that you can add:

  • Keywords
  • Hashtags
  • Profiles
  • Collections
  • Lists 

Examples of brands using X / Twitter feeds on their websites

AbbVie

AbbVie Inc., an American pharmaceutical company ranked 6th on the list of largest biomedical companies by revenue, uses a Twitter live feed in the news section of their website. It’s an easy way for them to keep the page up to date without updating the website every time they have news to share.

The University of Miami

Thousands of universities worldwide are using social media to engage with their students. They use social media walls like Walls.io to embed long-term custom social feeds on their websites. Social media feed embeds are an excellent place for providing information about the university, giving people an insight into what’s happening, attracting new students, and creating a connection between students, staff, alums, visitors, etc.

University of Miami Health System embedded a social media feed on their website as part of the communications hub page.

REELZ 

REELZ uses social feeds embedded on the live stream website of their hit original series, On Patrol: Live to engage the audience, amplify the show’s impact, and connect with viewers. With over 80K brand & user-generated posts collected, the social walls foster a sense of community, expand the show’s reach through online conversations, and enhance the overall visibility and impact of the series.

Curious – Future Insight™ Conference

The Curious – Future Insight™ Conference brings together some of the world’s brightest scientists and most accomplished innovators to present their work and explore the future of science and technology. They have a Twitter feed embedded on their event website, offering updates about the upcoming event. This is an excellent example of using social media to communicate and bring your audience together before the event.

Related: The Ultimate Guide to Attendee Engagement

The Evangelical Church in Germany

The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) created the hashtag #EKDigital, encouraging people to share their opinion on church and digitalization. They collect all the feedback using a Twitter wall on their landing page.

Related: Social Media for Churches

Mix curated X / Twitter content with content from many other social media platforms and custom content created by your brand.

Create your feed

FAQs

How to embed an X / Twitter feed on my internal wiki?

To embed an X / Twitter feed on your internal wiki, sign-up for a free Walls.io trial. Then, set up your feed by connecting your page to Walls.io. This tutorial explains the setup process in more detail. Here’s an example of how to embed it on a notion wiki. Just add a new block and choose embed from the block types available:

Enter the URL of your wall (f.e. https://my.walls.io/starbucks) and click the “Embed link” button:

That’s it! You can now customize the size of your social media embed by dragging the handlebars.

If using a Microsoft Sharepoint wiki, read this guide on embedding your X / Twitter feed on Microsoft SharePoint.

Will embedding an X / Twitter feed improve my SEO rankings?

The short answer is: yes, it can potentially improve your rankings. Search engines use the time spent on site metric as a ranking factor since dwell time equals audience engagement – and that can only mean you have great content on your page. The longer the dwell time, the more likely your visitors are to take action. Brands use X / Twitter feeds to drive user engagement, keep website visitors around, and skyrocket conversion and click-through rates.

On which platforms can I embed an X / Twitter feed?

The Walls.io feed integrates seamlessly with any CMS or website builder, such as WordPress, Weebly, Squarespace, Wix, Webflow, Shopify, etc. Copy and paste the iframe or JavaScript code that we generate for you. Learn more about the embed options.

Here are a few guides for the most popular CMS tools, but bear in mind that it can work on any website, also if you have a custom-made solution:

Can I embed content from other networks apart from X / Twitter?

Of course, you can easily do that. Walls.io is a fully-fledged social wall. It aggregates content from 13+ sources. You can also allow your users to upload content directly to the wall with Direct Posts or integrate with more apps using Zapier.

Can I also embed the Walls.io X / Twitter feed widget on my event platform?

Your feed will work great on all event platforms. To help you integrate your social wall more easily, we created a few guides for the most popular ones we also partner with. If you’re missing a guide, drop us a line in the chat.

Can you moderate content from an X / Twitter feed widget?

The Walls.io X / Twitter widget allows you to select the content you want to display and hide the rest. The widget’s moderation features include the following:

  • Language and keyword filters.
  • Automated spam filtering for images and text.
  • Unlimited moderators.
  • Remote moderation from any device

How to add X / Twitter Lists and Collections to your social feed?

Adding your X / Twitter Lists and Collections to your social feed is as easy as adding any other source. Navigate to your sources and click on “add source.” Select X / Twitter from the dropdown of sources. Then, like adding a hashtag or a profile as a source, select Collection or List and paste the URL into the text field.

You can even add words, phrases, or hashtags to filter the content from your List or Collections. In case you want even more control over the content shown on your wall.

Why is curated UGC great for your business?

User-generated content makes for great social proof. Collect the great things users say about your brand and then use that content to convince others to buy your products. Hashtag campaigns and social media walls are a great way to collect and display user-generated content intentionally.

You can also use a social feed to mix content you curated in an X / Twitter Collection or a List with similar content from other social media platforms and native posts featuring your products, for example. You can then embed the social wall on your website, use it as a resource in a sales call or display it at an event.

Collect UGC in an X / Twitter feed and embed it on your website!

Create your feed