Twitter has officially launched their Follow Button, which can be also added to Blogger. The best feature of this Follow button is that your readers don't need to visit Twitter to find and follow you. Instead, with just one click, they can instantly follow you without leaving your blog.
It can also show the number of followers you have and can also be customized according to your needs. You can always visit Twitter official page to get the Follow Button but having it for Blogger posts requires a series of simple steps which I will guide you through.
Adding Twitter Follow Button to Blogger
Step 1: Login to Blogger, go to Template tab and click “Edit HTML”.
Step 2: Find
</body> and before it add the following script:
Step 3: Save your template.
Step 5: Use the below code generator to get your Twitter Follow button.
Type your Username:
Show followers count:
Preview and code
<a href="https://twitter.com/blogger_raju" class="twitter-follow-button" data-show-screen-name="
Username- The default is set to blogger_raju (that is me). Change it to your Twitter username.
data-show-count- show the number of followers; ‘true’ (to show the count) and ‘false’ (not to show the count).
data-show-screen-name- show your @username. The default value is ‘true’. Use ‘false’ to disable it.
data-size- controlling the size of the Twitter Follow button. When not mentioned, it shows the medium/normal size. To make it large use ‘large’.
This post has been updated on July, 2012.