Some time ago Twitter decided to break the widgets on Blogger because it wanted to retain control over the dissemination of content (and probably because Twitter and Google fell out).
There's a bunch of new - compatible - Twitter widgets out there, variously chargeable or over-branded services and you know what - can't be bothered with 'em. I've gone back to the native Twitter API for my Twitter widget because it's easy...
What the native Twitter API gives you is an Embedded timelines; an easy way to embed multiple Tweets on a website in a compact, single-column view. You can display the latest Tweets from a single Twitter account, multiple accounts, list or search results. What's known as a Twitter collection may be rendered in either a list or a responsive grid template.
A list timeline template requires a widget configuration edited in the Widgets Configurator (is that actually a thing now?) from your Twitter account profile on Twitter.com.
Select Create New (or as I did, edit an existing redundant widget)
The basic settings are straightforward, the key thing to insert the Twitter account handle or URL under Username.
Select Save changes to complete this first part.
data-tweet-limit="5")so I needed a further customisation. Full details of Twitter timeline widget customisations can be found at: https://dev.twitter.com/web/embedded-timelines#customization.
My edited widget code looks like this:
<a class="twitter-timeline" href="https://twitter.com/robincatling" data-widget-id="461625876883316736" data-tweet-limit="5">@robincatling</a>
That's it. RC