Twitter - Category Archive

How to Easily Embed a Twitter Feed in WordPress Without Plugin

Header image for the post, displaying the post title with the background being a screenshot of an embedded Twitter feed on this website

As a web developer, using social media plugins which are famously prone to breaking are the bane of my existence. That’s why, when I figured out that you could very easily embed a Twitter feed of your timeline directly on your WordPress website without using any plugins, I knew I had to write about it immediately. This incredibly lightweight solution … Read More

9 Tips for Writing Effective Clickbait Headlines for Your Garbage Content

If you’re anything like me, you know that the only way to trick people in to visiting your crappy website is to manipulate them using clickbait titles on all of your articles. Of course you recognize that producing quality content would be better, but quality content doesn’t grow on trees and you can just as easily deceive people into thinking … Read More

Microsoft Doesn’t Understand Twitter

That’s right, Microsoft does not understand Twitter. Today they launched a page (update – page has been deleted) where viewers of the President’s State of the Union Address can keep track of their favorite topics such as gun control, unemployment, and climate change in real time, displaying whether recent social media posts about those topics tend to be positive or negative. … Read More

Facebook and the Twitter Internment Camp

Take a look at your Facebook news feed. Scroll down and see how many posts were made by 3rd party apps. Look for the little black bird in a yellow square of TweetDeck, the little blue bird of Twitter, or the green… thing of Spotify next to posts. Don’t see many? Of course you don’t. Because people don’t want to … Read More