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This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Twitter action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure Feed URL
    3. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Advanced 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
    6. Optional- Select a Language
    7. Optional- Configure Locale
    8. Optional- Configure Geocode
    9. Optional- Configure Since ID
    10. Optional- Configure Enrich Tweets
    11. Optional- Configure Count (advanced)
    12. Optional- Configure Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger


This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.


Description:Emit new items from an RSS feed.

Trigger Code

const rss = require('../../rss.app.js')
const fetch = require('node-fetch')
const FeedParser = require('feedparser')
const hash = require('object-hash')

module.exports = {
  key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
  name: "New Item in Feed",
  description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    rss: {
      type: 'app',
      app: 'rss',
      type: "string",
      label: 'Feed URL',
      description: "Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.",
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
  methods: {
    // in theory if alternate setting title and description or aren't unique this won't work
    itemKey(item) {
      return item.guid || item.id || hash(item)
  dedupe: "unique",
  async run() {
    const res = await fetch(this.url, {
      'user-agent': 'Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_8_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/31.0.1650.63 Safari/537.36',
      accept: 'text/html,application/xhtml+xml',
    if (res.status !== 200) throw new Error('Bad status code')
    const feedparser = new FeedParser({
      addmeta: false,
    const items = []
    await new Promise((resolve, reject) => {
      feedparser.on('error', reject)
      feedparser.on('end', resolve)
      feedparser.on('readable', function() {
        let item
        while (item = this.read()) {
          for (const k in item) {
            if (item[`rss:${k}`]) {
              delete item[`rss:${k}`]
            const o = item[k]
            if (o == null || (typeof o === 'object' && !Object.keys(o).length) || Array.isArray(o) && !o.length) {
              delete item[k]

      this.$emit(item, {
        id: this.itemKey(item),
        summary: item.title,
        ts: item.pubdate && +new Date(item.pubdate), 

Trigger 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.
RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.
Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.


Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

Real Simple Syndication


Description:Return Tweets that matches your search criteria.

Action Code

const twitter = require('../../twitter.app.js')
const moment = require('moment')
module.exports = {
  key: "twitter-advanced-search",
  name: "Advanced Search",
  description: "Return Tweets that matches your search criteria.", 
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    q: { propDefinition: [twitter, "q"] },
    result_type: { propDefinition: [twitter, "result_type"] },
    includeRetweets: { propDefinition: [twitter, "includeRetweets"] },
    includeReplies: { propDefinition: [twitter, "includeReplies"] },
    lang: { propDefinition: [twitter, "lang"] },
    locale: { propDefinition: [twitter, "locale"] },
    geocode: { propDefinition: [twitter, "geocode"] },
    since_id: { propDefinition: [twitter, "since_id"] },
    enrichTweets: { propDefinition: [twitter, "enrichTweets"] },
    count: { propDefinition: [twitter, "count"] },
    maxRequests: { propDefinition: [twitter, "maxRequests"] },
  async run(event) {
    const { lang, locale, geocode, result_type, enrichTweets, includeReplies, includeRetweets, since_id, maxRequests, count } = this
    let q = this.q, max_id, limitFirstPage

    if (!since_id) {
      limitFirstPage = true
    } else {
      limitFirstPage = false
    // run paginated search
    return await this.twitter.paginatedSearch({ 

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
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": "only" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "only" }
LanguagelangstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Specify the language of the query you are sending (only ja is currently effective). This is intended for language-specific consumers and the default should work in the majority of cases.


Returns tweets by users located within a given radius of the given latitude/longitude. The location is preferentially taking from the Geotagging API, but will fall back to their Twitter profile. The parameter value is specified by latitude,longitude,radius, where radius units must be specified as either mi (miles) or km (kilometers). Note that you cannot use the near operator via the API to geocode arbitrary locations; however you can use this geocode parameter to search near geocodes directly.

Since IDsince_idstring

Returns results with an ID greater than (that is, more recent than) the specified ID. There are limits to the number of Tweets which can be accessed through the API. If the limit of Tweets has occured since the since_id, the since_id will be forced to the oldest ID available.

Enrich TweetsenrichTweetsboolean

Enrich each tweet with epoch (milliseconds) and ISO8601 conversions of Twitter's created_at timestamp.

Count (advanced)countinteger

The maximum number of tweets to return per API request (up to 100)

Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)maxRequestsinteger

The maximum number of API requests to make per execution (e.g., multiple requests are required to retrieve paginated results). Note: Twitter rate limits API requests per 15 minute interval.

Action 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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