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Twitter API Overview

Connect to the Twitter API to add Twitter search, tweet and RT functionality to your app. Test an API call in your browser and export the code into your app.

The Twitter API is free within the following rate limits (as of 3/1/2017): https://dev.twitter.com/rest/public/rate-limiting

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Twitter Package

Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called 'tweets'.

  • Domain: twitter.com
  • Credentials: consumerKey, consumerSecret

How to get credentials:

  1. Go to https://dev.twitter.com/apps
  2. Click on "Create New App"
  3. Enter the details of your application
  4. Find you keys under "Keys and Access Tokens"

Twitter.tweet

This block allows you to tweet whatever status you like.

Field Type Description
consumerKey credentials The consumer key obtained from Tweeter.
consumerSecret credentials The consumer secret obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenKey String The access token key obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenSecret String The access token secret obtained from Tweeter.
tweetBody String The status you would like to tweet.
to String The status that was tweeted.

Twitter.search

This block allows you to search for tweets.

Field Type Description
consumerKey credentials The consumer key obtained from Tweeter.
consumerSecret credentials The consumer secret obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenKey String The access token key obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenSecret String The access token secret obtained from Tweeter.
query String The search will be using this query.
to String The tweets that are found.

Twitter.retweet

This block allows you to retweet a certain tweet.

Field Type Description
consumerKey credentials The consumer key obtained from Tweeter.
consumerSecret credentials The consumer secret obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenKey String The access token key obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenSecret String The access token secret obtained from Tweeter.
tweetId String The ID of the tweet to retweet.
to String The tweet that was retweeted.

Twitter.retweetEdit

This block allows you to retweet a certain tweet and to add additional text to it.

Field Type Description
consumerKey credentials The consumer key obtained from Tweeter.
consumerSecret credentials The consumer secret obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenKey String The access token key obtained from Tweeter.
accessTokenSecret String The access token secret obtained from Tweeter.
tweetId String The ID of the tweet to retweet.
tweetAddition String The addition to the tweet.
to String The tweet that was retweeted.

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