Heads up, WordPress bloggers, you will no longer be able to auto-share your WordPress blogs to Twitter.
WordPress follows many other applications and third-party tools that have recently been bowing out of Twitter integrations.
This is all because Twitter has rolled out a new pricing plan for API access, that comes with a hefty price increase while reducing the capacity of developer and researcher access.
According to WordPress:
“The cost increase is prohibitive for us to absorb without passing a significant price increase along to you, and we don’t see that as an option. We have attempted to negotiate a path forward, but haven’t been able to reach an agreement in time for Twitter’s May 1 cutoff.”
If you’re looking for an alternative, Publer’s auto-post from RSS Feed is an option to automatically share your new blog articles to Twitter.
In recent weeks, many third-party tools (including FeedHive, Intercom, and Microsoft Ads) have announced that they’ll be bowing out from Twitter, which could see some of your favorite Twitter apps no longer working the next time you log in.
Aaaand while you’re at it, here are some more social media tools that might change your life: