31Posts: Twitter Channel Setup

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Connect to Twitter: Twitter Channel Set-up

1. Register your site as an application on Twitter’s application registration page

  • If you’re not currently logged in to Twitter, log-in to the account you want associated with this site
  • Your application name cannot include the word “Twitter.”
  • Your Application Description can be anything.
  • The WebSite and Callback URL should be http://yoursitename.31posts.com
  • Agree to the Twitter Developer Agreement and continue.


2. Switch to the “Permissions” tab in Twitter apps

  • Make sure your the application Type is set to “Read and Write”   –  If not change it and
  • Update the application settings


3. If not already done, in a New Window, login to your 31Posts instance as an administrator.

  • Go to Admin Tools, select Channel Table Maintenance
  • Select Add a new channel, and for each field  enter information as follows:
    • ID Auto field. no need to enter anything
      Name Enter a short descriptive name for the channel:  ie:  Twitter( @twittername )  or @twittername
      Description: Enter a longer description of the channel
      Channel API Select Twitter
      Channel View Link URL for twitter.  ie:  https://twitter.com/twittername
      Active Yes
      Comments Open Optional data field


3. In the Twitter Window,   Switch to the Keys and Access Tokens tab

  • From the “Applications Settings Section“:
    • Regenerate your consumer key and secret
    • Copy your API key    to the Consumerkey  field in 31Posts
    • Copy your API secret to the Secretkey  field in 31Posts
  • From the “Your Access Token” section:
    • Create your access token.
    • Copy your Access token  to the Access token  field in 31Posts
    • Copy your Access token secret to the Access token secret field in 31Posts


TwitterDetailsTab TwitterKeyTab

Also please refer to: How to get Twitter API Keys

For more info, please look at Getting Started with 31posts

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