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

By Hardik Savani | December 16, 2016 | | 20198 Viewer| Category : PHPJavascriptjQueryTwitter API

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:

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


<!DOCTYPE html>



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

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>



<div class="container">

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


<script type="text/javascript">

var twitter_username = 'itsolutionstuff';


url: ""+twitter_username,

dataType : 'jsonp',

crossDomain : true

}).done(function(data) {

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





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

Data variable response






"name":"It Solution Stuff",








I hope it can help you...


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