Creating Twitter Application for Tweet Old Post WordPress Plugin

To create twitter application for using it with Tweet Old Post wordpress plugin follow following steps,

1 – Login to Twitter Developers Site with your twitter credentials

2 – Hover on your username on top right hand side and select “My Applications”

Hover on username to get to applications

Hover on username to get to applications

3 – Click on create new application

Create Application

Click on Create Application

4 – Create the new application, accept the rules enter the capture and create

Enter all necessary details

Enter all necessary details

5 – change the access permission for your application.

5a – Move to settings tab of your application

Move to settings tab

Move to settings tab

5b – Change the access to read and write

Change access level to read and write

Change access level to read and write

5c – Update the settings

Access level should change to read and write in details tab

Access level should change to read and write in details tab

6 – Scroll at the bottom of your application details page and Create access token by clicking on create access token button

Click on create token

Click on create token in details tab

It should look like this after access token is created

It should look like this after access token is created

7 – In the settings tab, in callback URL, enter the url of your home page. For e.g. https://www.ajaymatharu.com/index.php (just a URL it will not go to that URL)

8 – Copy the consumer key and consumer secret and paste this on tweet old post settings page and update settings.

9 – De-authorize and Re-authorize again for it to work (Thanks to DiTesco)

Feel free to drop a comment or mail me the details if something does not works.

Update:

Added a new step 7 which is the solution to 401 status code in log file. It is tested and works.

 Update

Added a new step 9 for people who were not able to make it work