The Twitter module supports OAuth on the 1.1 version of Twitter. It uses the Twitter library codebird-php (https://github.com/jublonet/codebird-php)
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* Kirk Mayo kirk (at) silverstripe (dot) com
* SilverStripe 3.0 +
- Connects to Twitter API 1.1 via OAuth
- Fetches tweets for a user timeline
composer require kmayo-ss/twitter-stripe
- Download the module form GitHub (Composer support to be added)
- Extract the file (if you are on windows try 7-zip for extracting tar.gz files
- Make sure the folder after being extracted is named 'twitter-stripe'
- Place this directory in your sites root directory. This is the one with framework and cms in it.
- Run in your browser -
/dev/buildto rebuild the database.
To use the module you will need add your OAuth details to the config, see below for example yml config
--- Name: mysite After: - 'framework/*' - 'cms/*' --- # YAML configuration for SilverStripe # See http://doc.silverstripe.org/framework/en/topics/configuration # Caution: Indentation through two spaces, not tabs SSTwitter: CONSUMER_KEY: Your Twitter Consumer Key from Twitter dashboard CONSUMER_SECRET: Your Twitter Consumer Secret from Twitter dashboard OAUTH_TOKEN: Your Twitter OAuth token from Twitter dashboard OAUTH_SECRET: Your Twitter OAuth secret from Twitter dashboard TWITTER_SCREENNAME: Your Twitter screenname/username
To fetch Tweets Twitter you need to call the constructor and the method getTweets as per the example below
// setup the instance $twitter = new SSTwitter(); // call the following method to get the number of tweets // this example fetches the last tweet you may $tweets = (array)$twitter->getTweets(1); $tweet = $tweets;
To send tweets the constructor needs to be called and the method sendTweet needs to be used as below
$twitter = new SSTwitter(); $twitter->sendTweet('Your updated status');
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