Creating Your First Twitter Application
Twitter requires you to create an application in order to link your discussion post on Twitter. In this guide, we'll briefly guide you through configuring your first Twitter Application. There are several steps allocated in this section:
- Login to Twitter
- Create Twitter Application
- Furnishing the Application Details
- The Agreement
- Allow Sign In with Twitter
- Additional Permission
- Access Token
- Auto Posting
Step 1 - Login to Twitter
Before creating the Twitter Apps, you must login in to your Twitter account.
Step 2 - Create Twitter Application
Click on Create New App button and start configuring your Twitter application.
Step 3 - Furnishing the Application Details
Twitter requires some details of your new apps to ensure Twitter can recognize your site.
Although Twitter will ignore the value of the callback URL, it must be set to a valid URL for the application to work.
Step 4 - The Agreement
Twitter provide a Developer Agreement as a protection for users and Twitter. You will need to agree to this agreement in order to continue. After you have ticked agree, click on Create your Twitter application button to continue.
Step 5 - Allow Sign In with Twitter
You'll need to allow this application to be used to Sign In to Twitter.
Step 6 - Additional Permissions
By default, Twitter application is set to Read-Only. This means that you're not be able to post any data to Twitter with this application. You'll need to change the permission of this application from Read-Only to Read and Write permission. Once you've set this permission, click on Update Settings button to store the new configuration.
Step 7 - Access Token
Click on Create my access token to generate the Consumer Key & Consumer Secret.
Step 8 - Auto Posting
Lastly, copy these keys and paste it on EasyDiscuss Twitter Auto Posting section.