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How to add a button "live" of Periscope on WordPress

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Do you use Periscope? If so, then you probably wanted to add a "live" button to your WordPress blog.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to add this button to your WordPress blog.

What's Periscope?

Periscope is a new social platform that will allow you to stream your videos from your phone.

periscope-onair

In fact, Periscope is a video version of Twitter, but you are not limited to 140 letters.

This is one of the reasons why Twitter has acquired the structure and added the integration feature to their WordPress plugin.

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How to add a Periscope button on WordPress

The first thing to do is to install and activate the plugin Twitter. Since Periscope is a property of Twitter, it is also the official Periscope plugin.

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We will use this plugin to add a button Live From Periscope. But you can also use this plugin to add Twitters Cards, tweets and buttons to track a user.

After activating the plugin, you simply need to access the interface " Appearance> Widgets". This is where you can add the Periscope widget.

All you need to do is add this widget to one of your sidebars, then provide a title, and specify your Periscope username. You can also choose the size of the button. Once done, save your widget.

periscope-widgets

Now by visiting your blog, you will see your button Periscope »Live. The color of the button will change when you are connected or not.

periscope-widgets-display

How to add button to an article / page

This plugin also allows you to add the button Live On any page or article of your choice. Simply enter the full URL of your Periscope profile.

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http://www.periscope.tv/Blair_Jersyer

If you want to change the size of the button, you can use a shortcode like this:

[periscope_on_air username = "Blair_Jersyer" size = "large"]

I tested Periscope and enjoyed the service. This is a solution that many service providers must be able to offer their customers. That's all for this tutorial, feel free to share this tip with your friends.

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