How do I create a Twitter Developer Account?

Due to the change to Twitter policies, anyone wishing to use the feature within a Event App by Lumi App must create a Twitter API key before the functionality can be integrated.

Following these articles will ensure that your app will be able to read from, and write to, Twitter from with the Acitivity Feed, Twitter and Community components.

All applicants must:

  • Have an active Twitter account, free of suspensions or bans by Twitter
  • Agree to the content of the Twitter Developer Agreement
Developer account approvals currently have no ETA but please allow for a wait of 10 business days.
 
  1. To create a Twitter Developer account go to https://developer.twitter.com
  2. Select a user profile to associate with the account

    By default, this @username will be the admin of this developer account. If you are creating a deveopler account on behalf of your organisation, you may wish to use your organisations @username as it is most likely to own the Apps you will use to access the API enpoints or warrant special permissions. You'll be able to invite teammates and re-assign roles later within your developer account settings.
  3. Click continue
  4. Select Organisation 
  5. Type the Organisation Name or account name
  6. Enter your Organisation Twitter @username
  7. Type your Organisation website URL
  8. Select your Organisation primary country of operation
  9. Choose which regions your customer are located
  10. Categorise your Organisation
  11. Select the industries you serve
  12. Click Continue
  13. If you are interested in any use cases, select them from the list
  14. Describe what you are building
  15. Say whether your product or service is for government use
  16. Ensure you scroll to the end of the terms and agreements
  17. Click to Agree to the terms
  18. Press Submit Application
  19. An email will be sent to the user profile 
  20. Confirm your email address



Generate a Twitter API Key 

 

Due to a change to Twitter policies, anyone wishing to use the feature within a Lumi app
must create a Twitter API key before the functionality can be integrated. Following this simple 6
step process will ensure that your app will be able to read from, and write to, Twitter from within
the Activity Feed, Twitter and Community components

All applicants must:

Have an active Twitter account, free of any suspensions or bans by Twitter.
Agree to the contents of the Twitter Developer Agreement

Create a Twitter Key

  1. Navigate to https://apps.twitter.com/  and log into the official Twitter account for your
    organization, your own or your clients 
  2. Hover over the name of your organisation and click Apps. Click the Create an App button and complete all the fields within the Application Details area. Below are some required fields

    Field Text to enter
    App Name The name of your app as it appears on devices.
    Description Your official company name
    Website Full URL, including http:// protocol, for your company’s website
    Callback URL #1 https://mobile.twitter.com
    Callback URL #2 twitterkit-ConsumerKey (API Key)://

    Note: Please replace Consumer Key (API Key) with the actual Consumer Key generated by Twitter

  3. Please make sure to UN-CHECK the box “Allow this application to be used to Sign in with Twitter - Enable Sign in with Twitter”.
    Note: If this button is left checked, Twitter integration with the app will not work.
  4. Click Create once you have completed filling in the form and be sure to click Create once more to accept the terms and conditions.
  5. Click the Keys and Tokens tab. Copy and send the Consumer Key (API Key) and the Consumer Secret (API Secret) to either your Account Manager or your Lumi Support team
    representative who will then prepare your app for submission to the stores.

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