Auto Tweet


Easy Designs, LLC - Aaron Gustafson

3rd Party (Free)

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MIT License Download v1.0

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 1.x


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  • Webservice
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  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)



Allows you to set up automated tweeting of entries, based on a schedule.

Automatically post notifications to Twitter based on a schedule.


  • The the oAuth PECL extension (
  • PHP >= 5.2


To install this module fully, you need to take the following steps. *If you already have a consumer key and consumer secret from Twitter, skip to step 2.*

  1. Register your website with Twitter (, setting “Application Type” set to “Client” and “Default Access Type” set to “Read & Write”. The rest of the details are up to you.
  2. Add the “Consumer Key” and “Consumer Secret” you received from Twitter to your EE configuration file:
    # Twitter oAuth config
    $conf['twitter_oauth_consumer_key'] = 'myconsumerkey';
    $conf['twitter_oauth_consumer_secret'] = 'myconsumersecret';

  4. To automate the process, create a new template whose contents are a single tag (or use the provided one):


  6. Set up a cron job to ping that URL every hour. For example:

    * */1 * * * wget -q -O /dev/null


Upon installing, the Module will walk you through all of this before allowing you to set it up.

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.0 May 22, 2010

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This entry was created January 31, 2011, 2:02 pm.
This entry was last updated January 31, 2011, 6:03 am.

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