Social Login: X(formerly Twitter) API v2 Setup


This document will provide instructions on how to set up an X(formerly Twitter) application API version 2, so users can register or log in via X on your site. You need to purchase and activate social login extension for this setup to work.

Creating a Project

You need to create a project first before you create a new app. Do the following steps below to create a project:

  • Go to the Twitter App developer portal:
  • In the left side menu, below Projects & Apps, click on Overview.
  • Under the Elevated Section, click the "+ Add Project" button to add a new project.

  • Set the name of your project and click on the Next button.

  • Select how you intend to use the Twitter developer platform from the drop-down menu, and then click on the Next button.

  • Type and describe your project in the text area. Click on the Next button.

Creating a new app

To create a new Twitter app, you need to do the following steps below:

  • Enter a name for your app. Click the Next button.

  • In the Keys & Tokens tab you need to copy the API key & API key secret and paste it in the Social Login. 

  • Go to Ultimate Member > Settings> Extensions > Social Login> X Social Connect. Paste the API Key in the Consumer Key field and the API Secret Key in the Consumer Secret field, and click on the Save Changes button to update.
  • Setup App

    • You can continue by clicking the "App settings" button or you can go back to the Twitter Developer Portal
    • Under the Projects & Apps menu, go to the project you have created and click on your Twitter App's Name.
    • In the User authentication settings, click on the "Set up" button to open the user authentication settings.

    You can now test and check if the X Login or Register Button Appears in the Login form or Register Form, make sure that the Show Social Connect login forms or registration forms are enabled in the Social login settings from wp-admin>Ultimate Member> Settings> Extension> Social login.