Customize @Twitter handle, URL Shortener, #Hashtag


With Shareaholic, you can customize what gets shared when people share to Twitter. To optimize your Twitter shares, you can customize your Twitter Template and setup Twitter Cards.

You can customize your Twitter Template to include your @Twitter handle, URL shortener, hashtags, etc.

Including your Twitter handle in your site's social shares can help you gain followers and brand recognition whenever users Tweet links to your content – a passive and easy way to build your audience!

How to customize your site's Twitter Template:

  1. Log-in to your Shareaholic account.
  2. Go to your Website Dashboard.
  3. Click the Settings button next to the website entry you would like to modify.
  4. Select the Sharing tab.
  5. Edit the text in the Message Format box to customize your tweet template
  6. Select your preferred URL Shortener from the drop down menu.
  7. Click Save Settings.

Available template variables:

  • ${title}this template variable will insert the title of the page
  • ${link}this template variable will insert the URL of the page (it will be shortened via your preferred URL shortener automatically)
  • @username - if you'd like to call out a specific Twitter handle (ex. @yoursite)
  • #hashtag - if you'd like to tag all outgoing Tweets with specific keywords/topics

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