What Is a Twitter Card? - Types and Uses
What Is a Twitter Card
The Twitter card is a facility provided by Twitter for its user to share their photos, videos, articles, blogs, and media in a more eye-catching way. The Twitter card is something that allows you to share your media beyond the limit of 280 characters, to some extent.
Twitter card: types
- Summary Card
- Summary Card with Large Image
- App Card
- Player Card
India vows Covid vaccine supply to neighbours after meeting local demand https://t.co/7sOSRWlBNu— TOI India (@TOIIndiaNews) January 6, 2021
now let's see how its coding is. Here is the sample code for the Summary card and it's very simple to use as we just have to paste this code in the head section of the page.
Summary Card with Large Image
A summary card with a large image provides a full-width image to add with the tweet and gives a rich image tweet to the reader to engage. It is very useful to drive traffic to the website by attracting them with a larger image preview.
Here is an example of a summary card with a large Image.
PM, Merkel hold video-teleconference; Modi briefs on vaccine development https://t.co/F9UoY4W3Vw— TOI India (@TOIIndiaNews) January 6, 2021
Similar to the Summary card its coding is also easy to place in the Html part.
Twitter App card is highly effective when we want to drive app installation. Through this card, we can display name, description and icon along with attribute such as price and ratings. It comes in 4 categories.
- 1:1 Image App Card
- 1.91:1 Image App Card
- 1:1 Video App Card
- 16:9 Video App Card
So This was a complete overview on Twitter Cards. If there is anything that is left out Please share on comment. your comments are highly appreciated.