Embedded User Timeline

A user timeline displays the latest Tweets ordered from newest to oldest from a specific public Twitter account. The timeline includes a Follow button in the header to encourage new followers and a mention web intent footer to encourage new conversations specific to your Twitter account.

Generate markup for an embedded user timeline on publish.twitter.com.

HTML markup

A responsive user timeline can be added to a webpage through a common HTML template.

A template example:

<a class="twitter-timeline"
  href="https://twitter.com/{screen_name}">
Tweets by @{screen_name}
</a>
<a class="twitter-timeline"
  href="https://twitter.com/fabric">
Tweets by @fabric
</a>

JavaScript factory function

Twitter’s widget JavaScript library supports dynamic insertion of an embedded user timeline using the twttr.widgets.createTimeline function. Pass a data source definition, target container element, and optional options object to insert an embedded timeline into your page.

HTML data-* parameters are camelCased when passed as an options object property.

twttr.widgets.createTimeline(
  {
    sourceType: "profile",
    screenName: "fabric"
  },
  document.getElementById("container")
);