How to retrieve number of twitter followers count without authentication or api ?

How to retrieve number of twitter followers count without authentication or api ?

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In this post i going to share with you How to get total twitter followers count from twitter username without api authentication or token.

Yesterday i was working on my laravel 5 application and i require to get count total twitter followers from username. I did search a lot but i nothing get good on laravel or PHP, Finally i was thinking if it is possible by jquery ajax then it will be best. Again i search more and finally got something.

We can simply get number of twitter followers by using cdn widgets, So we are going to use bellow cdn with screen_name = twitter username as like bellow:

https://cdn.syndication.twimg.com/widgets/followbutton/info.json?screen_names=twitterusername

In bellow full example you can see how it is work and how to get it. You can also see demo for your username.

index.html

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>

<head>

<title>How to count Twitter Followers without authentication</title>

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.1.1/jquery.js"></script>

</head>

<body>


<div >

<h3>Total Follower : <strong></strong></h3>

</div>


<script type="text/javascript">


var twitter_username = 'onlinecode';


$.ajax({

url: "https://cdn.syndication.twimg.com/widgets/followbutton/info.json?screen_names="+twitter_username,

dataType : 'jsonp',

crossDomain : true

}).done(function(data) {

$("h3 strong").text(data[0]['followers_count']);

});


</script>


</body>

</html>

You can get as response on data variable like as bellow preview:

Data variable response

[

{

"following":false,

"id":"705077241378549760",

"screen_name":"onlinecode",

"name":"It Solution Stuff",

"protected":false,

"followers_count":175,

"formatted_followers_count":

"175 followers",

"age_gated":false

}

]

I hope it can help you…

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