Brightspot Integrations Guide
Brightspot Integrations Guide
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X (Twitter)

Connecting Brightspot to an X (Twitter) app

This topic describes how to connect Brightspot to a Twitter app.

The following table lists the dependencies required to include the Twitter integration in your build.

Dependency Group ID Artifact ID
Twitter: Core com.psddev twitter
Twitter: Publish com.psddev twitter-publish
Before proceeding, retrieve the API Key, API Secret, Client ID, and Client Secret for the Twitter app to which you are connecting. You'll need those values in the following procedure.

To connect Brightspot to a Twitter app:

  1. Select menu> Social > Services > New Twitter Service.
  2. In the New Twitter Service widget, in the Name field, enter a name for the service. Editors see this name when they post assets to this Twitter app.
  3. In the Consumer Key (API Key)Consumer Secret (API Secret), Client ID, and Client Secret fields, paste the values from your Twitter console.
  4. Click Save. If the connection is successful, a Connected message appears at the top of the Edit Twitter Service widget.
    Connecting to a twitter app Connecting to a twitter app
    Connecting to a twitter app
  5. Select menu > Social > Accounts. Brightspot displays the new Twitter service in the Connect Accounts widget.

    Connect accounts widget.png Connect accounts widget.png
    Connect accounts widget

  6. Under Twitter Service, do the following:
    1. Click Connect Account. Twitter asks for authentication.

      Twitter authorization message Twitter authorization message
      Twitter authorization message example

    2. Click Authorize App, and follow any additional steps in Twitter. You return to Brightspot with the Twitter account’s avatar displayed.

      Twitter confirmation Twitter confirmation
      Twitter authorization confirmation example

Editors can now post assets to Twitter; for details, see Sharing content on social networks.

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