Twitter


The twitter notification platform uses Twitter to deliver notifications from Home Assistant.

Setup

Go to Twitter Apps and create an application. Visit “Keys and Access Tokens” of the application to get the details (Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token and Access Token Secret which needs to be generated).

Configuration

To add Twitter to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
notify:
  - name: NOTIFIER_NAME
    platform: twitter
    consumer_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    consumer_secret: YOUR_API_SECRET
    access_token: YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN
    access_token_secret: YOUR_ACCESS_SECRET

Configuration Variables

name

(string)(Optional)Setting the optional parameter name allows multiple notifiers to be created. The notifier will bind to the service notify.NOTIFIER_NAME.

Default value: notify

consumer_key

(string)(Required)Your Consumer Key (API Key) for the application.

consumer_secret

(string)(Required)Your Consumer Secret (API Secret) for the application.

access_token

(string)(Required)Your Access Token for the application.

access_token_secret

(string)(Required)Your Access Token Secret for the application.

username

(string)(Optional)Twitter handle without @ or with @ and quoting for direct messaging.

To use notifications, please see the getting started with automation page.