The Twitter follow button gives your website / blog visitors a way to follow you on twitter directly in a single click. You can put the new follow button on your blog or website just by a simple copy-paste of the code provided by twitter. You can also control the display of followers count with it. It is available in two themes: dark and light.

Twitter follow button

You can grab the twitter follow button code from Twitter resources or can copy-paste the code directly from this blog post.

Twitter Follow button code for Website, WordPress, Blogger & Tumblr

<a href="" class="twitter-follow-button" data-show-count="true">Follow @techably</a>
<script>!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");</script>

Replace techably with your twitter username in the above code and place wherever you want it to appear on your website or blog. This code is valid for static HTML based Websites, WordPress, Blogger, MoveableType and Tumblr platforms.

You can alter the following parameters to customize your Twitter follow button:

ParameterFunctionPossible Values
data-show-countFollowers count displaytrue, false
data-lang (optional)Languagespecify the language in this field
data-widthTwitter follow button WidthInteger value. Control the width of Twitter follow button through this attribute.
data-alignTwitter follow button alignmentleft / right
data-show-screen-nameShow / Hide Twitter Nametrue / false (default value: true)
data-sizeTwitter Follow Button Sizelarge (don’t specify this field if not necessary)