Simple Twitter OAuth



Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'simple_twitter_oauth'


request_token = SimpleTwitterOAuth.get_request_token(
  consumer_key: 'abc123',
  consumer_secret: 'def456',
  callback_url: '',

session[:token] = request_token.token
session[:token_secret] = request_token.secret

redirect_to request_token.authorize_url
access_token = SimpleTwitterOAuth.get_access_token(
  consumer_key: 'abc123',
  consumer_secret: 'def456',
  token: session.delete(:token),
  token_secret: session.delete(:token_secret),
  oauth_verifier: params[:oauth_verifier],

if access_token
  # These are the methods available on AccessToken:
  #     access_token.screen_name
  #     access_token.token
  #     access_token.secret

  redirect_to , success: 'Account added successfully'
  redirect_to , alert: 'Adding account failed'


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake to run the tests.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.