Why Twitter

Twitter is a great way of boosting traffic to your site and a fantastic way of keeping in touch with your customers and visitors.

Using the built in Twitter Tools found in your Ecenica blog you can automatically update your Twitter profile whenever you publish a new post.

Twitter Logo
Twitter Logo

We have our own Twitter web page. Why not follow us on Twitter?

Sign up for a Twitter Account

If you already have a Twitter account you skip this part and go direct to configuring Twitter Tools in your blog. If you’re new to Twitter opening a new account is very easy and free. VIsit Twitter and click sign up.

Setup your WordPress Blog

If you’ve not already signed up for one of our Ecenica Hosted WordPress Blogs, then do so now. Sign up is extremely easy, quick and won’t break your bank account.

Configuring Twitter Tools

  • Sign in to your Ecenica blog as normal. Eg. http://example.com/wp-admin. Swapping example.com with your own domain name.
    Example blog sign in
    Example blog sign in
  • From the left menu, click Twitter Tools found under the Settings section. Settings > Twitter Tools.
    Twitter Tools in menu
    Twitter Tools in menu
  • Enter your Twitter User name and password and click the Test Login Button to verify your details are correct. If you get an error, try re-entering your Twitter username and password.
    Twitter Tools Username & Password
    Twitter Tools Username & Password
  • You can now edit some settings which effect how your Twitter posts are displayed and collected.
    Twitter Tools options
    Twitter Tools options
  • Once you’re happy with your settings click the Update Twitter Tools Options at the bottom of the page.
    Update Twitter Tools options button
    Update Twitter Tools options button

How to notify Twitter about your post

  • Open a new post (Posts > Add New), or edit an existing post (Posts > Edit).
  • Locate the Twitter Tools module found below the main editor.
  • Click on the Yes option.
    Setting Twitter Tools option for post
    Setting Twitter Tools option for post
  • Now when you Publish Twitter will be notified of your new post and display a link back to your new post.
    Example Twitter post
    Example Twitter post