Twitter Cards API allows our site
to be more informational when tweeted. Implementing Twitter Card
META tags on your site takes five minutes, applying for approval from Twitter takes another five
minutes, and from that point forward, your content is presented much more
he Summary Card can be used for many kinds of web content, from blog
posts and news articles, to products and restaurants.
It is designed to give the reader a preview of the content before clicking
through to your website.
Adding a Summary Card to
your tweets is as simple as adding meta tags to site:
<meta name="twitter:card" content="summary" />
name="twitter:site" content="@flickr" />
name="twitter:title" content="Small Island Developing States
Photo Submission" />
name="twitter:description" content="View the album on
There are three types of
Twitter Cards: summary, photo, and video.
The summary Twitter Card is for articles and text-based content, while
photo and video cards are self-explanatory.