Twitter application setup

Before you start

To create a Twitter application to associate with your site, you need:

  • to be either the Site Owner or a Site Administrator
  • access to a Twitter account

To create a Twitter application for your site:

  1. In Site Settings, go to the Twitter API tab
    twitter api settings
  2. Click the link to the Twitter Application Management site (1)
  3. Sign in using your Twitter account details
  4. If you haven't created a Twitter Developer account already, create one before moving to the next step
  5. Once you have a Developer account, create a new App by clicking on the 'Create an App' button
  6. Follow the steps to provide information about the app you're creating
    Note: you just need to provide information about the fact that you want to display a Twitter timeline using the Mosaic platform's in-built styling for Tweets
  7. During the app creation process you will be provided with the following set of keys:
    • Consumer Key
    • Consumer Secret
    • Access Token
    • Access Token Secret
  8. Copy and paste these credentials to the input fields on the Twitter API tab (2)
  9. Save Site settings

Twitter feeds can now be created for your site. See the Feeds documentation for more information. 

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