How to Send a Tweet with a Clickable Image [Updated for 2018]

How to Send a Tweet with a Clickable Image [Updated for 2018]

Have you seen Tweets where the image has a description on the bottom and clicking the image actually takes you to a website?

They’re the ones that look like this:

Ever sat there scratching your head wondering how you can create one of these Tweets yourself?

Trust me, you’re not alone.

People ask me how to do it all the time. So today I am laying out 2 ways in an easy to follow step-by-step process.

Social Sharing WordPress Plugins

Some WordPress social sharing plugins, like Social Warfare, will automatically create a tweet with a clickable image.

For instance, when you tweet using a sharing button from the plugin, you’ll get a Twitter card with a clickable image, a headline of the article, a brief description, and the website URL, like so:

These elements get set by fields in the WordPress plugin at the bottom of the page where you edit blog posts.