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Before you begin

Heads up! This module required cURL library installed and enabled on the server. Please contact your host to install and enabled it. If you are not seeing any error message on module admin then cURL is already installed and you don't have to worry about.

To get this module working you should create a Twitter app to get the consumer key, secret, access key and token. Please follow the steps below.

Creating Twitter API Key

  1. Visit Twitter Developer site and login with your Twitter account.

  2. After login click My applications link.

API Step-1

3.Now click Create new application button

4.Fill up the application form and submit

API Step-2

5.You can see consumer key and consumer secret codes. Copy the codes to modules respective field. Then click the Create my access token button.

API Step

6.Now you can see the access token and access token secret codes. Copy the codes to module's respective field. API Step

Heads up! This module only fetch tweets from user or search term so its not required to have Read/Write access. Only Read permission is enough.

Module Settings

  • Consumer key: follow previous section to get the consumer key

  • Consumer secret: follow previous section to get the consumer secret

  • Access token: follow previous section to get the access token

  • Access token secret: follow previous section to get the access token secret

  • Layout: Select a layout horizontal/vertical.

  • Style: Select any pre-build style.

  • Max# tweets: Number of tweets you want to show.

  • Show tweets from: You can show tweets from any user or search terms define below.

  • Tweet term: This field is will only work if tweets source is selected is 'search'

  • Show profile: Show profile of user. This will only work if tweets source is selected as 'user'

  • Profile image: You can show profile image for the user.

  • Show time: Show/hide tweets time.

  • Show source: Show/hide tweets source.

  • Cache time: Due to twitter api limit you must set a high - cache time(ms).