How to Autopost from Joomla! to Twitter

In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can autopost from Joomla! to Twitter.

Prerequisites:

  • AutoTweetNG Free, Pro or Joocial 8.20 or superior
  • A Twitter account
  • System requirements: Joomla 3.4 or superior, PHP 5.5 or superior, MySQL 5.5 or superior (recommended)

Once you have checked the prerequisites, proceed with step 1.

Download the extension from Extly's Download Area, unzip and install AutoTweetNG/Joocial in Joomla! backend with the standard procedure.

About AutoTweetNG/Joocial updates: Install the update with the same procedure.

Once you have proceeded with the installation:

-AutoTweetNG component has been installed -System plugin-AutotweetAutomator has been installed and enabled, to process new content and posts every 3 minutes -System plugin - AutotweetContent has been installed and enabled to publish Joomla! content.

Remember to assign your Download ID to enable all features.

Login at https://apps.twitter.com/ with your Twitter username and password. Go to Create a New App

Create a new app

Fill the application details and create the app

Create the app

Go to Permissions tab, Access must be Read and Write

Permissions

Go to Keys and Access Tokens to find your Consumer Keys. Press Create my access token

Create Access Tokens

Access Tokens

Go to AutoTweetNG/Joocial Control panel, there select Channels tab to create a new channel.

Channels

On Channel Tab, click on New, select the Channel Type and complete the Channel Data, Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token, Access Token Secret.

Channels

Click on "Validate". The User ID will be filled and save.

Channels

AutoTweetNG/Joocial is ready to publish!

A new authorization Access Token has been granted.

A new Twitter Channel has been created.

By default, all new articles are going to be published on Twitter.

  1. Create an article
  2. Check the Request list
  3. Wait 3 minutes, visit the front page
  4. Check the Posts list
  5. Check Twitter.