Twitter

Twitter

With the Twitter feature, you will be able to include your Twitter account in your application.

1. Create your Twitter API keys

To get Twitter Access keys, you need to create a Twitter Application which is mandatory to access Twitter.

  • Go to https://apps.twitter.com/app/new and log in, if necessary
  • Enter your Application Name, Description and your website address. You can leave the callback URL empty.
  • Accept the TOS, and click on “Create your Twitter Application

Twitter create an app 

  • Save the consumer key (API key) and consumer secret somewhere, in order to use them later in your Siberian. After creating your Twitter Application, you have to give access to your Twitter Account to use this Application. To do this, click the Create my Access Token.

Twitter my first app 

In order to access the Twitter, that is to say, get recent tweets and Twitter followers count, you need the four keys such as Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access token and Access Token Secret:

Twitter your access token 

2. Add the Twitter API keys

Before using the Twitter feature in your Siberian, it is necessary to define the Twitter API keys in your editor.

So in the editor, click on the menu Settings > APIs:

Twitter API Key 

3. Add the feature Twitter

Click on Twitter icon in the “Add pages” section:

 

Twitter page setting 

The twitter handle is your personal id on twitter, it starts with the @ symbol.
You can check the integrity of your Twitter handle by clicking on Twitter verify

The following error message will appear if you haven’t entered your Twitter API key:

Twitter bad auth

The following error message will appear if you have entered a wrong Twitter handle:

Twitter user not found 

Otherwise, you will have a confirmation message on your screen like the message below:

Twitter verified

Then save your changes by clicking on ok

You have now finished to set up your Twitter account in Twilight Tech AppMaker!

Done!