What is Twitter oAuth all about?

oAuth as defined on Twitter is OAuth is an authentication protocol that allows users to approve application to act on their behalf without sharing their password This would allow customers to give access to their accounts on 3rd party websites to service providers who would use that access to provide the service the customer is … Read more

How to display tweets from Twitter on your website?

If you tweet a lot on Twitter and wish to display them on your website or blog then you can do that easily with the following code <?php $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, “http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.xml”); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERPWD, “<username>:<password>”); $str = curl_exec($ch); curl_close($ch); echo $str; ?> Once you get your tweets … Read more