Twitter generator

☝️ Note: This generator is only available in the Pro version.

Tutorial

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Go to this page of twitter: https://developer.twitter.com/en/apps
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Click on Create an app
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Give an App name to your application, a Application description, write down your website's URL.
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Go to our admin area to the Global Settings → Generators → Twitter and copy out the Callback url.

and insert it into your application's Callback URLs field.

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Insert the corresponding URLs to the Terms of Service URL, Privacy policy URL fields and enter the name of your organization to the Organization name field.
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Fill in the Tell us how this app will be used field. You can probably write anything there, it is only information gathering by Twitter, just they made it required.

After it is done, press Create.
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Press Create on the popup window too.
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Go to the Permissions tab, click Edit and make sure the Request email address from users is ticked, then press Save.
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Your App is ready and you should go to the Keys and tokens. Copy out the Consumer API Keys ( API key and Api secret key).
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Paste them into our admin area Global Settings → Generators → Twitter. (Make sure that you don't have any empty space characters in the end or beginning of them.)

Press Request token.

⚠️ Warning: Chrome blocks popup windows by default, so if you won't see one appearing, check your url bar's right side, if you see a popup being blocked and you should unblock it!
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Fill in your twitter login details and press Authorize app.
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After this you will see the token appearing, and you should save on your settings.

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Now the api is done, create a new dynamic slide

To get started, go to any Slider Settings page and add a new dynamic slide. Choose Twitter.

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Configuring the generator

Set up your generator. Choose the settings you want. Popular options you probably want to configure: category where your content will be pulled from, or the number of slides you want to have.

You can also click on the View Records button to see the data you'll be creating your slide with.

When you're done, click on Add.

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Editing the dynamic slide

After you saved your generator, you'll be redirected to the Slide Editor to set up the look of your slide. You can create your content by using variables.

Not sure what are the variables or how to use them? Learn how to work with variables.

Configuration

You can use these options to set what you want your generator to show.

Filter

Include retweets

Include the retweeted tweets too

Exclude replies

Exclude those tweets, which were replies to someone's tweets

Generator Settings

Learn about the Generator Settings at the Generator Settings documentation.

Variables

These are the available variables you can use to build your dynamic slide content in the Slide Editor.

Not sure what are the variables or how to use them? Learn how to work with variables.

  • author_name - The username of the author.
  • author_url - Url of the author, what he can give in his settings.
  • author_image - Profile picture of the author.
  • message - The message of the tweet.
  • url - Url to the tweet.
  • userid - The id of the author.
  • user_name - The name of the author.
  • user_description - The description of the author.
  • user_location - The location of the author.
  • tweet_image - If the tweet contains an image, this will link to that.
  • tweet_author_name - The name of the tweet's author.
  • tweet_author_image - The profile picture of the tweet's author.
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