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Simple Search with Twitter API

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Simple Search with the Twitter API
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Getting Started

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

  1. Configure the Simple Search action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Configure Search Term
    3. Optional- Select a Result Type
    4. Optional- Select a Retweets
    5. Optional- Select a Replies
  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

Details

This is a pre-built, open source 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.

Simple Search on Twitter
Description:Return Tweets that matches your search criteria
Version:0.0.6
Key:twitter-simple-search

Code

const twitter = require("../../twitter.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "twitter-simple-search",
  name: "Simple Search",
  description: "Return Tweets that matches your search criteria",
  version: "0.0.6",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    twitter,
    q: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "q",
      ],
    },
    result_type: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "result_type",
      ],
    },
    includeRetweets: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeRetweets",
      ],
    },
    includeReplies: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeReplies",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const {
      result_type: resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
    } = this;
    let q = this.q, limitFirstPage;

    limitFirstPage = true;

    // run paginated search
    return await this.twitter.paginatedSearch({
      q,
      result_type: resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
      limitFirstPage,
    });
  },
};

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
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Search Termqstring

Search for keywords star wars, screen names @starwars, or hashtags #starwars. You can also use Twitter's standard search operators.

Result Typeresult_typestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Recent", "value": "recent" }{ "label": "Popular", "value": "popular" }{ "label": "Mixed", "value": "mixed" }
RetweetsincludeRetweetsstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include retweets", "value": "filter" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "filter" }

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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