Twitter Markup

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Twitter Markup

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Twitter recommends using its set of meta tags to ensure correct formatting of material shared on its network.

In practice, Twitter and LinkedIn recognise Open Graph meta tags and third-party applications will correctly process content for sharing on these networks.

The underlying encoding for Twitter markup looks like this:

image of Twitter markup on a webpage

Most content management systems have plugins that will add markup to a web page that conforms to Twitter's specification.