In order to allow an application to post entries on your behalf to a Twitter account you will need to get the appropriate credentials. You will need to have access to the desired Twitter account. The following four tokens / credentials are needed:
'oauth_access_token' => Access token 'oauth_access_token_secret' => Access token secret 'consumer_key' => API key 'consumer_secret' => API secret
The process to authorize an application in Twitter is pretty straight forward:
|step 1.||Go to https://dev.twitter.com/apps|
|step 1a.||*Important* Please login with the twitter account you want to connect to the application.
Additionally, in order to create a new app, you must have a valid phone number in your Twitter profile, otherwise it will not let you created it!
You must add your mobile phone to your Twitter profile before creating an application
|step 2.||Click on Create App and fill up the form, read and accept the agreement by clicking on|
|You now have a screen with your consumer key and consumer secret keys|
|step 3.||You will need to change permissions from read to read/ write.
Click on the PERMISSIONS TAB and make sure it has read/write permissions.
|step 4.||Go To API keys section and click generate ACCESS TOKEN.|
|Step 5.||Now that you have all for tokens, you you can now go into the administration screen and copy and paste into the Twitter channel.|