In this tutorial we'll show you how to place a Twitter feed inside a block. You can then display that Twitter feed anywhere around your theme. There are many different Twitter options out there but most have a couple of limitations:

  • They post tweets as nodes rather than in a block.
  • If they post to a block, they require very complex setups normally involving creating Views.

Thanks to Expedition Post, we're going to suggest a much simpler way to show tweets in a block on your site. They've created a script that is very cleverly called "Twitter Block".

Installing Twitterblock to Your Drupal Site

  • Step 1: Click here to download the latest version of "Twitter Block".
  • Step 2: Extract the files into a folder on your desktop. The folder will be called "twitterblock".
  • Step 3: Login to your site's files via FTP and navigate to /sites/default/. If there isn't a folder called /modules/ here, create one.
  • Step 4: Upload the "twitterblock" folder to /sites/default/modules/
  • Step 5: Go to Administer >> Site building >> Modules. Check the box next to "Twitter Block" and click Save Configuration.

Placing Your Twitter Feed in a Block

Now that Twitter Block is set up, we'll go and place it on our site:

    • Step 6: Go to Administer >> Site building >> Blocks. Scroll down to find Twitter Block.
    • Step 7: Click "Configure" next to the block and enter your Twitter username and password:

Drupal twitterblock Module

    • Step 8: Click "Save Block", publish the block and check to see how it looks on your site:


Drupal twitterblock Module

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