The following information describes the process for obtaining a Twitter API key for your AppMachine app. This key allows you to make authorized requests for data. Each API key can only be used for one app. If you have several AppMachine apps that you want to publish, you'll have to go through this process for each of those apps that use Twitter.


1. Go to and log in using your twitter account. If you don't have a Twitter account, create one at

2. Accept the initial terms and apply for an application by clicking the "Apply" button. You'll be sent to a page where you need to fill in some essential information about you and the purpose of your app. Hit the "Next" button after completing. 

3. Next you'll need to read and accept the "Developer agreement & policy". Read and understand it, and accept it to continue.  

4. You may be asked to verify your email address now. Please do this and continue. 

5. Click the "+ Create Project" button. Fill in all the required information. 

6. Next you'll need to enter an App Name. Use whatever you want, but it's probably best to use the name of the app you're working on to keep things organized. 

7. On the next tab you'll find your API Key and API Key Secret. Please note the comment on the top of the page: 

8. Go to and log into your AppMachine account. Select the app you want to publish and got to the "Settings" tab. Select the "Advanced" section. Scroll down to the Twitter section and fill in your API Key and API Key Secret: 

9. Save it and you're done!