Twitter Consumer Key (API Key) und Consumer Secret (API Secret)

  • Learn here how to get a Twitter Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret).

    To get a Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret), you first need a developer account on Twitter. Here you can apply for one:

    https://developer.twitter.com/en/apply-for-access


    Once you have a developer account, follow these four steps:

    1. Go to the page https://developer.twitter.com/en/apps and click on Create an app
    2. Fill in all required fields
    3. When you are in the detail overview of the app, click on Keys and tokens at the top of the app navigation.
    4. Then you should see in the section Consumer API keys both required keys.


    Tip: When copying from the Consumer Key (API Key) and Consumer Secret (API Secret), be careful not to copy them with a space at the end. It's already happened to some (including me).

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