Recently I found myself working on a project where I wanted to offer the user an simple way to tweet a custom image. Twitter makes it very easy to add a tweet button to your website, but how to include an embedded image isn’t immediately clear. Moreover, the standard blue tweet button just wasn’t going to cut it this time.

It took a couple of false starts and a lot of Googling, but I’m happy to report that it is possible to customize the look of your tweet-this link, and to embed an image. It requires a work-around, but it’s…

Carolyn McNeillie

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