New Real-time Interactive Embedded Timelines and Twitter API Version 1.1 Launches

Twitter now let web developers embed "interactive timelines" of Tweets on their website. "With our new embedded timelines you can place any public timeline on your website, connecting your readers with the Tweets that you and others create on Twitter," Twitter stated.These new embeddable timelines enable webmasters with just one line of HTML deliver interactive […]

Twitter now let web developers embed "interactive timelines" of Tweets on their website.

"With our new embedded timelines you can place any public timeline on your website, connecting your readers with the Tweets that you and others create on Twitter," Twitter stated.

These new embeddable timelines enable webmasters with just one line of HTML deliver interactive piece of Twitter including "any account's Tweets, favorites, a list, search query or #hashtag" directly into their websites.

"The new interactive "Embedded timelines" enable visitors to reply, retweet and favorite Tweets, follow your accounts, and Tweet directly all without leaving the page," Twitter explains.

"The auto-expand photos option brings the photo front and center in the timeline, and you can expand Tweets just like you would on twitter.com to see cards, and retweet and favorites counts."

To create embedded timeline, visit the new timeline settings page on twitter.com, or read more about how embedded timelines work on your website in the developer documentation.

The company also, released today version 1.1 of the Twitter API, along with updated Developer Rules of the Road and Developer Display Requirements.

"The 100,000 user token limit applies only to the small set of clients replicating the core Twitter experience. It does not apply to the majority of other applications in the broader ecosystem," explained Twitter.

"You'll notice that the documentation on dev.twitter.com reflects the latest changes and methods available in API v1.1. To better distinguish the version, at the top of each endpoint document, there are new blue pills that indicate the version," the company said.

To learn about all of the changes, see this Overview of Version 1.1 here.

Twitter API version 1.1 Released