How to Add Twitter to Your Shopify Store

How to Add Twitter to Your Shopify Store

Integrating Twitter with your Shopify store allows you to connect with a broader audience, engage with customers, and drive traffic to your online shop. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to add Twitter to your Shopify store:

Step 1: Log in to Your Shopify Admin

  1. Open Your Web Browser:

    • Navigate to the Shopify website.
  2. Log in:

    • Enter your Shopify store’s URL and log in using your credentials.

Step 2: Add a Twitter Widget

  1. Go to Twitter:

    • Open a new tab in your web browser and go to Twitter.
  2. Log in to Twitter:

    • Log in to your Twitter account.
  3. Create a Twitter Widget:

    • Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner and select "Settings and privacy".
    • In the menu on the left, select "Widgets" under the "Settings" section.
    • Click "Create new" and choose the type of widget you want to create (e.g., Embedded Timeline, Tweet Button).
    • Configure the widget settings to match your preferences and click "Create".
  4. Copy the Embed Code:

    • Twitter will generate an embed code for your widget. Copy this code.

Step 3: Add the Twitter Widget to Your Shopify Store

  1. Access Online Store Settings:

    • From your Shopify admin dashboard, click on "Online Store" in the left-hand menu.
    • Select "Themes".
  2. Customise Your Theme:

    • Find the theme you are currently using and click "Customise".
  3. Add a New Section:

    • In the theme editor, click on "Add section".
    • Choose a section where you want to add the Twitter widget (e.g., "Custom content" or "HTML").
  4. Insert the Embed Code:

    • In the selected section, find the HTML or custom code block.
    • Paste the Twitter embed code you copied earlier.
  5. Save Changes:

    • Click "Save" to apply the changes to your theme.

Step 4: Promote Your Twitter Account

  1. Feature on Your Store:

    • Make sure the Twitter widget is prominently displayed on your Shopify store to encourage visitors to follow you on Twitter.
  2. Email Marketing:

    • Use your email marketing tool to announce your Twitter presence to your subscribers.
  3. Cross-Promotion:

    • Promote your Twitter account on other social media channels and your website.

Additional Tips

  1. Regular Updates:

    • Tweet regularly to keep your audience engaged and informed about new products, promotions, and updates.
  2. Use Hashtags:

    • Utilise relevant hashtags to increase the visibility of your tweets and reach a broader audience.
  3. Engage with Followers:

    • Respond to mentions, retweets, and direct messages to build a strong relationship with your audience.
  4. Monitor Performance:

    • Use Twitter Analytics to track the performance of your tweets and understand your audience better.


Adding Twitter to your Shopify store is an excellent way to enhance your online presence and engage with your customers. By following these steps, you can seamlessly integrate Twitter, promote your store, and interact with your audience effectively. For further assistance, Shopify’s support resources and community forums are available to help.