Twitter Follow (Action)

A Twitter Follow Action plugin lets you place a button on a page that allows visitors to follow the specified Twitter user on Twitter.

The following is an example of a Twitter Follow Button dialogue:

How to use BlueConic to place a Twitter follow button on your channels

Configuration

The Twitter Follow Button has several configuration options, as shown in the example below:

How to use BlueConic to place a Twitter follow button on your channels

Note that all options except the Twitter Username are completely optional. Skip the configuration and a default Twitter Follow Button will appear with the number of likes next to it.

Twitter Username
Enter the Twitter handle of the user to follow.
Show follower count
Enable to display the number of followers for the account next to the button.
Show bigger button
Enable to display a bigger variant of the same button.
Opt-out
Prevent Twitter from suggesting the user people based on their recent visits to the Twitter ecosystem.
Where to insert
Choose the placement of the Twitter Follow button relative to the position that was picked for the dialogue. Choices are:
  • Prepend: Insert the button before the selected position.
  • Append: Insert the button after the selection position.
  • Replace: Replace the contents of the position by the button.