Configure the Twitter provider for portals

As explained in Configure an OAuth 2.0 provider for portals, Twitter is one of several identity providers that use the OAuth 2.0 protocol. To get started with configuring Twitter as the identity provider, select Configure from the provider settings page.

Configure the Twitter app

Step 1. Create a Twitter app

To use Twitter as an identity provider, you need to create an app in Twitter with a redirect URL.


The Reply URL is used by the Twitter app to redirect users to the portal after the authentication succeeds. If your portal uses a custom domain name, you might have a different URL than the one provided here.​

To create an app in Twitter

  1. Open Twitter Application Management.

  2. Select Create New App.

    • Enter the app details, such as Name and Description.
    • Enter the Website URL, such as
    • Enter the Callback URL, such as
  3. Select Create your Twitter application.

Step 2. Configure site settings

After you've created the app in Twitter, configure the site settings for the provider:

  • Client ID: A unique app ID generated by Twitter for your app.​
  • Client Secret: The client secret generated by Twitter for your app.

(Optional) Step 3. Additional settings

To configure Additional settings for the Twitter provider, see Configure additional settings for OAuth 2.0 providers.


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