Do you have a lot of visitors from Twitter or loyal readers who like to share content to Twitter? Then you probably want to make it easy for these people to share your site or blog post with their friends/followers on Twitter, right? Introducing Like it? Tweet it?, a jQuery-powered widget that enables your readers and visitors to tweet about your blog/website directly in a box displayed in the corner of the site keeping them in your site and sparing them the hassles of pop-up windows.
The Like it? Tweet it? widget automatically includes the link to the site or post and lets the user customize the message, avoiding auto-tweets that many Twitter users dislike.
Before connecting to Twitter
After connecting to Twitter
Before you can use the Like it? Tweet it? widget, make sure that you “Connect” and authorize it to access your Twitter account. This widget is based on Twitter’s @anywhere API so signing in is seamless and once signed in, users are signed in on all Like it? Tweet it? widget boxes anywhere in the Internet.
Like it? Tweet it? Can be installed on any website or blog. You don’t need any API key and you don’t have to download any files. All you need is to insert a piece of code into thesection of the HTML and jQuery installed on your website to make it run. If you have a WordPress blog and you don’t want to get your hands messy, there is a Like it? Tweet it? WordPress plugin that you can download and install.
Like it? Tweet it? has lots of customization options enabling you to play with it and make the widget look the way you want it to and make it blend with your site design/layout. This widget was created by Andy Graulund of Pongsocket.
For further information and specific installation instructions for WordPress, Tumblr or Blogger, head over to the Like it? Tweet it? site.
What do you guys think of the Like it? Tweet it? widget? Anybody here using it or have tried it on their blog/website? Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.