jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery plugins are an integral part of modern web design.

In this post, i have collected 10 excellent jQuery plugins for twitter integration into a blog or website. jQuery as always makes it easy to use and extremely flexible.

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1. Juitter


Juitter is a nice jQuery twitter plugin with small size and faster than others twitter widgets, live mode, show what’s happening right now, show tweets from or to a user, show tweets containing a specific word and other cool features.

2. CSS Styled, Retweet Buttons

CSS Styled, Retweet Buttons

Retweet buttons are all over the internet now. They are a handy for giving visitors a quick way to share a post. This jQuery Plugin for Custom, CSS Styled, Retweet Buttons is really awesome.

3. A jQuery Twitter Ticker

A jQuery Twitter Ticker

It will show your or your friends’ latest tweets, and will not require any server side code  or databases. As a result, the ticker will be easily included into any web page and easily modified to your likings.

4. Twitter Friends & Followers Widget

Twitter Friends & Followers Widget

There is a Facebook fans widget, Google friends widget, what about a Twitter friends widget?!
Here is a jQuery plugin that you can embed anywhere to display pictures of your Twitter followers or friends (whom you follow) and their latest tweets if you like.

5. Who-Tweet Button : Fancy jQuery Plugin for Twitter

Who-Tweet Button : Fancy jQuery Plugin for Twitter

The Who part is about attributing the people who tweet your story by showing their Twitter pictures inside the retweet button. Topsy  keeps a complete history about Twitter trackbacks of your link.

6. jTweetsAnywhere


TweetsAnywhere is a jQuery Twitter Widget that simplifies the integration of Twitter services into your site with just a few lines of Javascript.

7. jQuery LiveTwitter

jQuery LiveTwitter

LiveTwitter is a lightweight, realtime updating Twitter plugin for jQuery. You can use it to show a stream of tweets based on search queries, tweets from a specific user or a list. You can also filter the tweets by geographic location, language etc.

8. Tweetable


Tweetable is a lightweight jQuery plugin which enables you to display your twitter feed on your site quickly and easily. More than just displaying the feeds you can highlight @replys as well as links being dynamically generated for ease of use.

9. jQuery quickie Unlimited Scroll using the Twitter API

jQuery quickie Unlimited Scroll using the Twitter API

I wanted to take this technique and port it to another jQuery example. So the quickie for today is Unlimited scroll using jQuery.

10. TweetQuote


TweetQuote is a combination of Twitter’s open Search API and jQuery, and basic AJAX calls. JSON objects are returned from the Twitter API, which are parsed into the quote area you see above. Using an intelligent framework system, TweetQuote will check if you already have jQuery on your website and download necessary the files, from Google’s AJAX API. No extra coding needed!

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