How to Add Twitter’s Follow Button on Your Blog

Follow_button_twitter_DWTwitter has announced a new follow button which allows visitors on your website or blog to follow it automatically.

This new feature by Twitter, will obviously make a blog’s official account a lot more interactive.

What is great about it, is it very simple and hardly takes 2 minutes to set up the button on a website or webpage.

Get Twitter Follow Button

  • Visit the Twitter/FollowButton link and it opens up a simple interface to generate the code for your blog.
  • Now in the user interface type in username of your Twitter account. This account should usually be of a blog or website.


  • Choose the background colour. This will customize the code on the right had corner.
  • Copy the code and paste it ideally in an HTML widget for your blog.

There you are done, and your blog will allow readers to follow its Twitter account directly. Make sure that this account only has tweets about the blog and not your own personal ones otherwise it might end up making readers feel cheated or even angry.

Do drop in your comments.

Source: Twitter Blog


Arpan Kar June 1, 2011

Great article… thanks a lot
I was waiting for this twitter button for so long