How do I create a follow link without javascript or iframe?


#1

I need a static URL that will ask a user to login to twitter and automatically follow us. This is for a public Kiosk that will have “bookmarks” to various social media related to our organization. The kiosk automatically resets(clears cookies, history, etc…) after a short time-out so the user will not be logged in to twitter to start with.


#2

Use Web Intents, without Javascript. Web Intents are just simple URLs that leverage a session connection.

If you wanted to provide this for the user @LordGarak, you’d just make a simple A HREF link to: https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=LordGarak like:

Follow @LordGarak

#3

I use a Google Page for my site and can only literally insert


#4

Instead of a follow button, you’ll just need to build a link to the the follow intent as described above – just the simple A HREF HTML tag. If you had an image you wanted to use instead of the screen name between the tags, you could use that instead.


#5

Try this, twitter follow button without any javascript:


#6

Nice one @episod!


#7