Add username to twitter share

The following code snippet will add your twitter username to the end of a tweet shared from your website. Add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or a core functionality plugin.

Make sure to change “billerickson” to your twitter username.

* Shared Counts - Add username to twitter share
* @see
* @author Bill Erickson
* @param array $link
* @return array
function be_shared_counts_twitter_username( $link ) {
if( 'twitter' == $link['type'] ) {
$link['link'] .= '&via=billerickson';
return $link;
add_filter( 'shared_counts_link', 'be_shared_counts_twitter_username' );
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Bill Erickson

Bill Erickson is a freelance WordPress developer and a contributing developer to the Genesis framework. For the past 14 years he has worked with attorneys, publishers, corporations, and non-profits, building custom websites tailored to their needs and goals.

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