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May 12, 2017

How to create API Keys for Twitter

First you need to log on to your Twitter account.

1. Create your Twitter API keys

To get Twitter Access keys, you need to create a Twitter Application which is mandatory to access Twitter.
a. Go to https://apps.twitter.com/app/new and log in, if necessary
b. Enter your Application Name, Description and your website address. You can leave the callback URL empty.
c. Accept the TOS, and solve the CAPTCHA.
d. Submit the form by clicking the Create your Twitter Application
e. Save the consumer key (API key) and consumer secret somewhere, in order to use them later in your Siberian.

After creating your Twitter Application, you have to give the access to your Twitter Account to use this
Application. To do this, click the Create my Access Token.

In order to access the Twitter, that is to say get recent tweets and Twitter followers count, you need the four
keys such as Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access token and Access Token Secret.

To get all these keys, click the OAuth Tool tab in your Twitter Application and copy those keys and save them in
order to use them later. That’s it. Now Your Twitter counter will get the followers count and display them in your
widget.

2. Add the Twitter API keys

Before using the Twitter feature in your Siberian, it is necessary to define the Twitter API keys in your editor.
So in the editor, click on the menu “Settings” then on “Twitter”:

You will have the possibility to enter all the necessary information from your Twitter account:

3. Add the feature Twitter

After adding the Twitter feature to your editor, you have to define the name and the subtitle of the page which
will include your Twitter account.

You can also select if you want to use the Social Sharing function that allows you to share info about your app
with your customers, contacts and friends, via your social networks or messages applications.

4. Setting your Twitter account

Once you have done the first part to add the Twitter feature into your editor, you need to set up your twitter
account. In order to define your account you need to enter your twitter handle. The twitter handle is your
personal id on twitter, it starts with the @ symbol.

You can check the integrity of your Twitter handle by clicking on  

The following error message will appear if you haven’t entered your Twitter API key :

The following error message will appear if you have entered a wrong Twitter handle :

Otherwise, you will have a confirmation message on your screen like the message below:

Then save your changes by clicking on

You have now finished to set up your Twitter account in Good Apps ID

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