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reqwest-oauth1: reqwest ♡ oauth1-request

Add OAuth1 signature to reqwest with oauth1-request.

This library provides partial compatible interface of reqwest.

You can use this almost same as reqwest, and signing with OAuth1 authorization protocol.

Note: this crate is currently supporting the asynchronous Client (reqwest::Client) only.


Add dependency of reqwest-oauth1 to your Cargo.toml as belows:

reqwest-oauth1 = "*"

How to use

At a glance overview

  1. Add reference to crate reqwest_oauth1 in your code like use reqwest_oauth1;
  2. Prepare OAuth keys: consumer_key, consumer_secret, access_token, and token_secret.
  3. Add oauth1 method into your method chain of reqwest's.
use reqwest;
use reqwest::multipart;
use reqwest_oauth1::OAuthClientProvider;

// prepare authorization info
let consumer_key = "[CONSUMER_KEY]";
let consumer_secret = "[CONSUMER_SECRET]";
let access_token = "[ACCESS_TOKEN]";
let token_secret = "[TOKEN_SECRET]";

let secrets = reqwest_oauth1::Secrets::new(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
  .token(access_token, token_secret);

// sample: send new tweet to twitter
let endpoint = "";

let content = multipart::Form::new()
    .text("status", "Hello, Twitter!");

let client = reqwest::Client::new();
let resp = client
    // enable OAuth1 request

OAuth key acquisition

This library also includes support for getting access_token and token_secret.

Please note there still needs the consumer_key and the consumer_secret and you have to get these keys somehow.

use std::io;
use reqwest;
use reqwest_oauth1::{OAuthClientProvider, TokenReaderFuture};

// prepare authorization info
let consumer_key = "[CONSUMER_KEY]";
let consumer_secret = "[CONSUMER_SECRET]";

let secrets = reqwest_oauth1::Secrets::new(consumer_key, consumer_secret);

// sample: request access token to twitter

// step 1: acquire request token & token secret
let endpoint_reqtoken = "";

let client = reqwest::Client::new();
let resp = client
    .query(&[("oauth_callback", "oob")])

// step 2. acquire user pin
let endpoint_authorize = "";
println!("please access to: {}{}", endpoint_authorize, resp.oauth_token);

println!("input pin: ");
let mut user_input = String::new();
io::stdin().read_line(&mut user_input)?;
let pin = user_input.trim();

// step 3. acquire access token
let secrets = reqwest_oauth1::Secrets::new(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
    .token(resp.oauth_token, resp.oauth_token_secret);
let endpoint_acctoken = "";

let client = reqwest::Client::new();
let resp = client
    .query(&[("oauth_verifier", pin)])
    "your token and secret is: \n token: {}\n secret: {}",
    resp.oauth_token, resp.oauth_token_secret
println!("other attributes: {:#?}", resp.remain);

Another option

You can use sign method as follows instead of use oauth1 method.

// instantiate our wrapper Client directly
let client = reqwest::Client::new();
let resp = client
    // ... and add secrets to generate signature

Detailed behavior

You can specify oauth_* parameters both of in OAuthParameters or get/post query.

If you specify the parameter with both of them, the parameters specified as get/post query will supersede the parameters passed with OAuthParameters.

let params = reqwest_oauth1::OAuthParameters::new()
let req = reqwest::Client::new()
    .oauth1_with_params(secrets, paras)
    .query(&[("nonce", "ThisNonceWillSupersedeTheOldOne")])

However, these parameter can not specify as the get/post query.

  • oauth_signature_method : Could be configured only with the OAuthParameters.
  • oauth_consumer_key, oauth_token : Could be configured as the Secrets.
  • oauth_timestamp with non-u64 values: the OAuth1 protocol is not allowed it.
  • oauth_version with neither of "1.0" or just "" : the OAuth1 protocol is not allowed it.
  • any oauth_* parameter that is not defined in OAuth1 protocol: currently not supported.

Customization of OAuth Autentication Method

When you calling oauth1 method in Client, or sign method in RequestBuilder, you can call *_with_params method with some parameters instead of original method.


Licensed under either of

at your option.

Note: This library contains derived artifacts from seanmonster's reqwest. It is distributed under the either of MIT License or Apache License. See LICENSE-REQWEST-MIT and LICENSE-REQWEST-APACHE for further information.


Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution intentionally submitted for inclusion in the work by you, as defined in the Apache-2.0 license, shall be dual licensed as above, without any additional terms or conditions.

Known Issue

This library still depends on the older version 0.3.3 of oauth1-request. This depends on the raw implementation of the oauth1 signing method, however, the recent versions of oauth1-request hide their raw interface. Therefore, we can't migrate to a newer version of them.

Currently, severe vulnerabilities have not reported on those versions, so I think we can still use older versions, but your contributions are always welcome.