Retrieving (or generating) your Twitter API keys is a simple 5 step process.
It takes longer to read about it than to actually do it. Here you go.
1. Browse to Twitter’s Developers page to Create an App
Visit https://developer.twitter.com/en/apps in your browser, login, and click the
Create an App button.
2. Create a Twitter Developer Account
A developer account is required to create an app. You’ll be instructed to create one if this is your first time.
2.1 Apply for a Twitter Developer Account
2.2 Choose an Appropriate Reason to Create a Developer Account
Select the reason that best describes how you plan to use BirdIQ and Twitter.
3. Create a New App
Fill out the form and click the
Create your Twitter application button.
Descriptioncan be anything you like.
Websitehas to be formatted like a real URL, but doesn’t have to point anywhere real.
Callback URLshould be left blank.
Tell us how this app will be usedshould include the details about how you plan to use BirdIQ.
- The remaining fields can be left blank.
4. Retrieve Consumer API Keys
Keys and tokens tab and copy the
API Key and
API secret key values into BirdIQ’s Twitter API Key and Twitter API Secret fields.
5. Generate the Access Token and Secret
Generate button and copy the
Access Token and
Access Token Secret into their BirdIQ fields.
That’s all, you’re now good to go.