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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Create Tweet with the Twitter API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Tweet action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Optional- Configure Text
    3. Optional- Configure In Reply To Tweet (ID)
    4. Optional- Configure Exclude Reply User IDs
    5. Optional- Configure Media IDs
    6. Optional- Configure Tagged User IDs
    7. Optional- Configure Place ID
  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.

Create Tweet on Twitter
Description:Create a new tweet. [See docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/tweets/manage-tweets/api-reference/post-tweets)
Version:1.0.3
Key:twitter-create-tweet

Code

import app from "../../app/twitter.app.mjs";
import { ACTION_ERROR_MESSAGE } from "../../common/errorMessage.mjs";
import { defineAction } from "@pipedream/types";
const DOCS_LINK = "https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/tweets/manage-tweets/api-reference/post-tweets";
export default defineAction({
    key: "twitter-create-tweet",
    name: "Create Tweet",
    description: `Create a new tweet. [See docs here](${DOCS_LINK})`,
    version: "1.0.3",
    type: "action",
    props: {
        app,
        text: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Text",
            description: "Text of the Tweet being created. Required if `Media IDs` is not set.",
            optional: true,
        },
        inReplyToTweetId: {
            type: "string",
            label: "In Reply To Tweet (ID)",
            description: "Tweet ID of the Tweet being replied to. Please note that this prop needs to be set if `Exclude Reply User IDs` is also set.",
            optional: true,
        },
        excludeReplyUserIds: {
            type: "string[]",
            label: "Exclude Reply User IDs",
            description: "A list of User IDs to be excluded from the reply Tweet thus removing a user from a thread.",
            optional: true,
        },
        mediaIds: {
            type: "string[]",
            label: "Media IDs",
            description: "A list of Media IDs being attached to the Tweet. This is only required if `Tagged User IDs` is set.",
            optional: true,
        },
        taggedUserIds: {
            type: "string[]",
            label: "Tagged User IDs",
            description: "A list of User IDs being tagged in the Tweet with Media. If the user you're tagging doesn't have photo-tagging enabled, their names won't show up in the list of tagged users even though the Tweet is successfully created.",
            optional: true,
        },
        placeId: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Place ID",
            description: "Place ID being attached to the Tweet for geo location.",
            optional: true,
        },
    },
    async run({ $ }) {
        try {
            const { text, inReplyToTweetId, excludeReplyUserIds, mediaIds, placeId, taggedUserIds, } = this;
            const params = {
                $,
                data: {
                    text,
                    ...((inReplyToTweetId || excludeReplyUserIds) && {
                        reply: {
                            exclude_reply_user_ids: excludeReplyUserIds,
                            in_reply_to_tweet_id: inReplyToTweetId,
                        },
                    }),
                    ...((mediaIds || taggedUserIds) && {
                        media: {
                            media_ids: mediaIds,
                            tagged_user_ids: taggedUserIds,
                        },
                    }),
                    ...(placeId && {
                        geo: {
                            place_id: placeId,
                        },
                    }),
                },
            };
            const response = await this.app.createTweet(params);
            $.export("$summary", `Successfully posted tweet (ID ${response.data?.id})`);
            return response;
        }
        catch (err) {
            $.export("error", err);
            throw new Error(ACTION_ERROR_MESSAGE);
        }
    },
});

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
TwitterappappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Texttextstring

Text of the Tweet being created. Required if Media IDs is not set.

In Reply To Tweet (ID)inReplyToTweetIdstring

Tweet ID of the Tweet being replied to. Please note that this prop needs to be set if Exclude Reply User IDs is also set.

Exclude Reply User IDsexcludeReplyUserIdsstring[]

A list of User IDs to be excluded from the reply Tweet thus removing a user from a thread.

Media IDsmediaIdsstring[]

A list of Media IDs being attached to the Tweet. This is only required if Tagged User IDs is set.

Tagged User IDstaggedUserIdsstring[]

A list of User IDs being tagged in the Tweet with Media. If the user you're tagging doesn't have photo-tagging enabled, their names won't show up in the list of tagged users even though the Tweet is successfully created.

Place IDplaceIdstring

Place ID being attached to the Tweet for geo location.

Authentication

Twitter uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Twitter account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into 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 Twitter API.

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

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