Add twitter username to shared tweets

The following code snippet will add your twitter username to the end of a tweet shared from your website.

Make sure to change “billerickson” to your twitter username.

This code snippet goes in a core functionality plugin or Code Snippets.

/** * Shared Counts - Add username to twitter share * * @see * @author Bill Erickson * * @param array $link * @return array */ function be_shared_counts_twitter_username( $link ) { if( 'twitter' == $link['type'] ) { $link['link'] .= '&via=billerickson'; } return $link; } add_filter( 'shared_counts_link', 'be_shared_counts_twitter_username' );
Code language: PHP (php)

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Published by Bill Erickson

Bill Erickson is a freelance WordPress developer and a contributor to the Genesis framework. For the past 14 years he has worked with attorneys, publishers, corporations, and non-profits, building custom websites tailored to their needs and goals.