Why Twitter Isn’t Working With Your Blog (Right Now)

Changes at Twitter have broken auto-sharing. We’re working on it.

Update: We have regained access to the Twitter API, and Jetpack Social should be fully functional on all sites again! Please read our latest post here and reach out to support if you continue to have issues.

On April 3, Twitter suspended WordPress.com’s access to the Twitter API without warning. As a result, Jetpack Social — the built-in tool that we use to auto-share your posts to social media — is currently broken for Twitter. This means that auto-posting to Twitter via WordPress.com is not actively working. 

Thankfully, this issue is isolated to Twitter, which means that Jetpack Social connections to other platforms are unaffected. Rest assured that you can continue sharing to Tumblr, Facebook, and LinkedIn without interruption.

You’re most likely to encounter this when publishing a new post. You’ll see this alert in the pre-publish sidebar:

Reconnecting won’t work at this time, nor will trying to establish a new connection.  

We want you to know that we’re on top of this and working hard to find a solution. We’ll keep this post updated as we get more information. 

In the meantime, if you haven’t checked out Tumblr recently, now is a great time to do so! While some social media companies have made recent decisions that adversely affect users’ experience, we’re constantly adding great new features and amping up what’s possible on Tumblr. 

We know that social sharing is vitally important for spreading the word about your work, and we’re sorry for any inconvenience this causes. Thank you for your patience as we work to get everything back up and running.

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  1. Rev. Esther R. "Essie" Scott

    Thanks for the heads up God-bless you!

    Liked by 9 people

  2. Fat Geisha

    Oh well nobody uses Twitter anymore since Musk bought it. No big deal…

    Liked by 8 people

  3. mikedurgin43


    Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone


  4. terence500

    Is this a temporary issue?


  5. Stephen Rees

    About time that WordPress/JetPack had a link to Mastodon since that is where the people who have left Twitter are going in great numbers


    Stephen Rees Vancouver, BC Canada https://stephenrees.blog

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Michelle

    It’s okay. Twitter is broken all over the place. The “world’s smartest man” keeps jumping from planes with backpacks.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. othercat

    Hey, do you think you might be adding Mastodon to the Jetpack soon? It would be pretty great if you did.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. jasontromm

    I use IFTTT for cross-posting. That should still be an option.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Janice | StrengthScripted

    I wasn’t aware people were still using Tumblr!

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Galois

    Elon M, the new Bonaparte.

    Liked by 1 person

  11. quadzillabynorth

    I’ve been seeing that message for awhile, but I thought it was because I dumped Twitter.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Steve Sawczyn

    I kind of feel that it’s a bit disingenuous to claim that this “happened without warning” given that Twitter has been shutting off API access for quite a while. Regardless, I really hope this will help motivate Automattic to incorporate something like Mastodon/federation support into Publicize directly, or at least give us access to the ActivityPUB plugin that is still frustratingly only available to business users.

    Liked by 4 people

  13. Hudley Flipside

    I am glad… i don’t use twitter…

    Liked by 1 person

  14. lisamaliga

    So much for free speech…

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Peñalba

    You have been kind of lazy of promoting Tumblr in all this context 😒


  16. iamispiritualist

    Twitter has gone to doges tbh who

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Admiral Fisher

    Wow it is like twitter wants to go bankrupt. Oh well whatever

    Liked by 1 person

  18. iaingrimston

    I haven’t been able to use WordPress since you introduced block editing. I like what I write to be in my blog. I like the images where I put them. Whatever block editing is moves everything or disappears it. 

    Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone

    Liked by 3 people

  19. Karen E. Lund

    No problem. I removed links to Twitter from my blog weeks ago.

    Liked by 2 people

  20. Digital Bud

    Hope it’s up and running in sometime.

    Liked by 2 people

  21. ebramoha1733


    Liked by 5 people

  22. tvcnews1

    Thank you for the updates but my own concern is Facebook page connection I have facing challenges

    Liked by 3 people

  23. Max Atypikal Official


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  24. Nejashi Dreams

    I think it is working.

    Liked by 3 people

  25. Gift Hampers (@GiftHampersIntl)

    It looks like it’s working now

    Liked by 3 people

  26. Dattatray Kumbhar

    I think it is working

    Liked by 3 people

  27. Tony Payne

    My Twitter Apps for the WP Twitter Auto Publish plugin have all been suspended and no word from the developers yet. Trying to create new Apps/Projects is proving horribly complicated.

    Liked by 3 people

  28. digitalish9

    There are other social media options available so I think it would not be big impact.

    Liked by 4 people

  29. RT1959

    Maybe whoever owns Twitter pulled the plug on WordPress members being able to share posts on his site. I’ve heard nothing good about that fella Elon Muskrat. I left Twitter awhile ago. It’s not like it use to be.

    Liked by 4 people

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