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  • Andre 6 posts 26 karma points
    Apr 21, 2011 @ 11:31
    Andre
    0

    Problem loggin into Twitter API

    Hi,

    I am trying to use this package to automatically publish my blog posts into my Twitter account.

    My tweet.config appears to be in the correct folder: /umbraco/plugins/DocumentPublishTweet/tweet.config with the right configuration, as follows:

    <config>
        <accounts>
            <account key="mainaccount">
                <login>myUsername</login>
                <password>myPassword</password>
            </account>
        </accounts>
        <document_types>
            <document_type alias="BlogPost">
                <title_property_alias>PostTitle</title_property_alias>
                <tweets>
                    <tweet domain_filter="mydomain.com">
                        <account>mainaccount</account>
                        <message>New post on our Blog! - '#title#' #url#</message>
                    </tweet>
                </tweets>
            </document_type>
        </document_types>
    </config>

    The DLL file is also in the bin folder. My document type has the "tweeted" property as well.

    If I copy and paste the above login and username (obviously censored here) from this tweet.config to their web interface I am able to login successfully. However, after publishing the node my umbracoLog table logs the following:

    FMDOCTWEET:: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.
    FMDOCTWEET:: Cannot tweet

    So it looks like something is wrong while authentication on the API. I am sure my login and password work when loggin in via web.

    Any ideas or suggestions, please?

    Thanks in advance,

    Andre

     

  • Jan Skovgaard 11244 posts 23437 karma points MVP 6x admin c-trib
    Apr 21, 2011 @ 17:50
    Jan Skovgaard
    0

    Hi Andre

    And you're absolutely positive you have not overseen a typo in your credentials?

    /Jan

  • Darren Ferguson 1019 posts 3255 karma points MVP c-trib
    Apr 22, 2011 @ 12:51
    Darren Ferguson
    0

    Hi - Twitter no longer supports user/pass authentication using their API so this package is redundant.

    Thanks.

  • Andre 6 posts 26 karma points
    May 12, 2011 @ 13:20
    Andre
    0

    Hi Jan, Darren

    Thanks for your replies. The credentials were right, but the API wouldn't log me it at all. I see now that Darren is right, basic authentication via Twitter API has been deprecated on 16th August 2010. Looks like we've got to use OAuth from now on.

    Thanks,

    Andre

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