EasyDiscuss 4.0.19

Autoposting

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are among the major social platform available. In this section, we'll learn on how to set up autoposting for your articles to social platform.

Twitter Autoposting

In order to autopost your article to Twitter, Twitter requires you to set up an application with them. This documentation provides instructions on how to properly set this up.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1 - Creating New App

Open up Twitter Application Management site at https://apps.twitter.com/. Login to the site using your Twitter account.

Once you have logged in, click on the Create New App button.

Twitter Autopost

Step 2 - Setting Up The Application

Enter the required details for the application, read and agree to the terms. Once ready, click on Create your Twitter application button.

Twitter Autopost

After the app is created, you will be redirected to your application and you will see the following page.

Twitter Autopost

Step 3 - Furnishing the Twitter App

Additional permission is required by the app. Navigate to the Settings tab and you will see a checkbox that asks: Allow this application to be used to Sign in with Twitter. You have to make sure this checkbox is ticked for Twitter app to work properly.

Twitter Autopost

Optionally, you may fill the Privacy Policy URL, Terms of Service URL, add your logo and organizational details on this page to make the app look more professional.

Step 4 - Keys & Access Tokens

On this page you will find the Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret). You will need to copy and paste both of these keys into Twitter Autoposting section in EasyArticles.

Twitter Autopost

Step 5 - Permissions

Check and make sure that the app has read and write permission. If not, select the Read and Write access option and click on the Update Settings button to save your changes.

Twitter Autopost

Step 6 - Autoposting Integration

Once you have done all that, the app is now complete. Add the Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret) which you have obtained from step 4 into EasyArticle's Twitter Autoposting settings. Twitter's autoposting settings can be found by navigating to Components > EasyArticles > Autoposting > Twitter.
Once you have done adding them, click on the Save button to store the keys.

Twitter Autopost

Step 7 - Autoposting Authentication

After you have added the Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret) as outlined in Step 6, it's time to authenticate them. Click on Sign in with Twitter button. A dialog popup will appear for the authentication process. Click on Authorize app button to authenticate it.

Twitter Autopost