documentation:1.0:authtwitter

Twitter

Authentication Users Password

Twitter is a famous short messaging server. Twitter use OAuth protocol to allow applications to reuse its own authentication process (it means, if your are connected to Twitter, other applications can trust Twitter and let you in).

You need Net::Twitter package, with a very recent version (>3).

You need to register a new application on Twitter to get API key and API secret. See Twitter FAQ on how to do that:.

In Manager, go in General Parameters > Authentication modules and choose Twitter for authentication module.

You can then choose any other module for users and password.

Then, go in Twitter parameters:

  • Authentication level: authentication level for this module.
  • API key: API key from Twitter
  • API secret: API secret from Twitter
  • Application name (optional): Application name (visible in Twitter)