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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Send Direct Message (DM) with the X (Twitter) API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Send Direct Message (DM) action
    1. Connect your X (Twitter) account
    2. Configure Recipient Name or ID
    3. Configure Message Text
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, source-available component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Send Direct Message (DM) on X (Twitter)
Description:Send a message to a user. [See the documentation](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/direct-messages/manage/api-reference/post-dm_conversations-with-participant_id-messages)
Version:1.0.6
Key:twitter-send-dm

Code

import common from "../../common/appValidation.mjs";
import { ACTION_ERROR_MESSAGE } from "../../common/errorMessage.mjs";
import { defineAction } from "@pipedream/types";
import { getUserId } from "../../common/methods.mjs";
const DOCS_LINK = "https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/direct-messages/manage/api-reference/post-dm_conversations-with-participant_id-messages";
export default defineAction({
    ...common,
    key: "twitter-send-dm",
    name: "Send Direct Message (DM)",
    description: `Send a message to a user. [See the documentation](${DOCS_LINK})`,
    version: "1.0.6",
    type: "action",
    props: {
        ...common.props,
        userNameOrId: {
            propDefinition: [
                common.props.app,
                "userNameOrId",
            ],
            label: "Recipient Name or ID",
            optional: false,
        },
        text: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Message Text",
            description: "Text of the Direct Message being created. Text messages support up to 10,000 characters.",
        },
    },
    methods: {
        ...common.methods,
        getUserId,
    },
    async run({ $ }) {
        const userId = await this.getUserId();
        const params = {
            $,
            userId,
            data: {
                text: this.text,
            },
            fallbackError: ACTION_ERROR_MESSAGE,
        };
        const response = await this.app.sendMessage(params);
        $.export("$summary", `Successfully sent message (event ID ${response.data?.dm_event_id})`);
        return response;
    },
});

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
X (Twitter)appappThis component uses the X (Twitter) app.
Recipient Name or IDuserNameOrIdstring

A Twitter username (handle) prefixed with @ (e.g. @pipedream). You can also use the string me to use the authenticated user (default), or a numeric User ID.

Message Texttextstring

Text of the Direct Message being created. Text messages support up to 10,000 characters.

Authentication

X (Twitter) uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your X (Twitter) account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into X (Twitter) and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any X (Twitter) API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

About X (Twitter)

Formerly known as Twitter. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary. Use a X developer app you've created to send API requests.

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New List Followed by User from the X (Twitter) API

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New Mention Received by User from the X (Twitter) API

Emit new event when the specified User is mentioned in a Tweet See the documentation

 
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New Message Received from the X (Twitter) API

Emit new event when a new Direct Message (DM) is received See the documentation

 
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New Tweet Liked by User from the X (Twitter) API

Emit new event when a Tweet is liked by the specified User See the documentation

 
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Actions

Search Tweets with the X (Twitter) API

Retrieve Tweets from the last seven days that match a query. See the documentation

 
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Add User To List with the X (Twitter) API

Add a member to a list owned by the user. See the documentation

 
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Create Tweet with the X (Twitter) API

Create a new tweet. See the documentation

 
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Delete Tweet with the X (Twitter) API

Remove a posted tweet. See the documentation

 
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Follow User with the X (Twitter) API

Follow a user. See the documentation

 
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