Social Integrations

It's time to configure EasySocial. We'll list all the basics EasySocial configuration settings here.

Twitter Application Configuration

Twitter requires you to setup an application with them in order to integrate EasySocial. In this guide, we will help you through Twitter Application Configuration on you can quickly and easily setup your first Twitter application.

  1. Login to Twitter's Apps
  2. Creating New Application
  3. Furnishing App Details
  4. Access Permission
  5. EasySocial Integration

Creating Twitter Application

Step 1 - Login to Twitter's Apps

Before creating an application, first you will need to Login to your Twitter account.

Step 2 - Creating New Application

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

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

Step 3 - Furnishing App Details

Twitter requires you to provide app details to ensure that Twitter is able to recognize your site. The required details can be broken down into the following:

  • Name
    You will need to provide your application with a meaningful name.
  • Description
    You will need to give some description like what is the application all about.
  • Website
    Enter the full URL to your site. E.g: https://stackideas.com
  • Callback URL
    Enter the full URL to your site. E.g: https://stackideas.com
  • Developer Agreement
    Tick it.

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

Step 4 - Access Permission

An extra permission is needed by EasySocial. You will need to make sure that Allow this application to be used to Sign in with Twitter is ticked. Navigate to Settings tab and locate this option as shown as the provided screenshot.

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

Twitter application permission is by default set to Read and Write. Navigate to Permission tab to checkout this setting. EasySocial require this permission in order to share and retrieve information from Twitter. You will need to make sure that the application permission is set Read and Write.

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

Additional permission is required by Twitter handshake to allow your site requesting for email addresses from users. Make sure that this permission Request email addresses from users is checked in order for your site to integrate with Twitter correctly.

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

Step 5 - EasySocial Integration

Copy the Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret) which can be located at Keys and Access Tokens and paste it at EasySocial Twitter Configuration.

EasySocial Facebook App Configuration

That's about it! Oh, yes some tips would be helpful. If you are deciding to re-brand your domain name, remember to always update the application with your new site URL.