Class yii\authclient\clients\Twitter

Inheritanceyii\authclient\clients\Twitter » yii\authclient\OAuth1 » yii\authclient\BaseOAuth » yii\authclient\BaseClient » yii\base\Component
Available since version2.0

Twitter allows authentication via Twitter OAuth.

In order to use Twitter OAuth you must register your application at

Example application configuration:

'components' => [
    'authClientCollection' => [
        'class' => 'yii\authclient\Collection',
        'clients' => [
            'twitter' => [
                'class' => 'yii\authclient\clients\Twitter',
                'attributeParams' => [
                    'include_email' => 'true'
                'consumerKey' => 'twitter_consumer_key',
                'consumerSecret' => 'twitter_consumer_secret',
    // ...

Note: some auth workflows provided by Twitter, such as application-only authentication, uses OAuth 2 protocol and thus are impossible to be used with this class. You should use yii\authclient\clients\TwitterOAuth2 for these.

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Public Properties

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PropertyTypeDescriptionDefined By
$accessTokenMethod string Access token HTTP method. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$accessTokenUrl string OAuth access token URL. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$apiBaseUrl string API base URL. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$attributeParams array List of extra parameters, which should be used, while requesting user attributes from Twitter API. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$authUrl string Authorize URL. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$authorizationHeaderMethods array|null List of the request methods, which require adding 'Authorization' header. yii\authclient\OAuth1
$autoRefreshAccessToken boolean Whether to automatically perform 'refresh access token' request on expired access token. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
$consumerKey string OAuth consumer key. yii\authclient\OAuth1
$consumerSecret string OAuth consumer secret. yii\authclient\OAuth1
$parametersToKeepInReturnUrl array List of the parameters to keep in default return url. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
$requestTokenMethod string Request token HTTP method. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$requestTokenUrl string OAuth request token URL. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
$scope string Auth request scope. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
$version string Protocol version. yii\authclient\OAuth1

Public Methods

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MethodDescriptionDefined By
api() Performs request to the OAuth API returning response data. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
applyAccessTokenToRequest() Applies access token to the HTTP request instance. yii\authclient\OAuth1
beforeApiRequestSend() Handles \yii\httpclient\Request::EVENT_BEFORE_SEND event. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
beforeRequestSend() Handles \yii\httpclient\Request::EVENT_BEFORE_SEND event. yii\authclient\OAuth1
buildAuthUrl() Composes user authorization URL. yii\authclient\OAuth1
createApiRequest() Creates an HTTP request for the API call. yii\authclient\OAuth1
createRequest() Creates HTTP request instance. yii\authclient\OAuth1
fetchAccessToken() Fetches OAuth access token. yii\authclient\OAuth1
fetchRequestToken() Fetches the OAuth request token. yii\authclient\OAuth1
getAccessToken() yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
getHttpClient() Returns HTTP client. yii\authclient\BaseClient
getId() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
getName() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
getNormalizeUserAttributeMap() yii\authclient\BaseClient
getRequestOptions() yii\authclient\BaseClient
getReturnUrl() yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
getSignatureMethod() yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
getStateStorage() yii\authclient\BaseClient
getTitle() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
getUserAttributes() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
getViewOptions() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
refreshAccessToken() Gets new auth token to replace expired one. yii\authclient\OAuth1
setAccessToken() Sets access token to be used. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
setHttpClient() Sets HTTP client to be used. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
setId() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
setName() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
setNormalizeUserAttributeMap() yii\authclient\BaseClient
setRequestOptions() yii\authclient\BaseClient
setReturnUrl() yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
setSignatureMethod() Set signature method to be used. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
setStateStorage() yii\authclient\BaseClient
setTitle() yii\authclient\ClientInterface
setUserAttributes() yii\authclient\BaseClient
setViewOptions() yii\authclient\BaseClient
signRequest() Sign given request with \yii\authclient\signatureMethod. yii\authclient\OAuth1

Protected Methods

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MethodDescriptionDefined By
composeAuthorizationHeader() Composes authorization header. yii\authclient\OAuth1
composeSignatureBaseString() Creates signature base string, which will be signed by \yii\authclient\signatureMethod. yii\authclient\OAuth1
composeSignatureKey() Composes request signature key. yii\authclient\OAuth1
composeUrl() Composes URL from base URL and GET params. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
createHttpClient() Creates HTTP client instance from reference or configuration. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
createSignatureMethod() Creates signature method instance from its configuration. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
createToken() Creates token from its configuration. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
defaultName() Generates service name. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
defaultNormalizeUserAttributeMap() Returns the default \yii\authclient\normalizeUserAttributeMap value. yii\authclient\BaseClient
defaultRequestOptions() Returns default HTTP request options. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
defaultReturnUrl() Composes default \yii\authclient\returnUrl value. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
defaultTitle() Generates service title. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
defaultViewOptions() Returns the default \yii\authclient\viewOptions value. yii\authclient\BaseClient
generateCommonRequestParams() Generate common request params like version, timestamp etc. yii\authclient\OAuth1
generateNonce() Generates nonce value. yii\authclient\OAuth1
generateTimestamp() Generates timestamp. yii\authclient\OAuth1
getState() Returns persistent state value. yii\authclient\BaseClient
getStateKeyPrefix() Returns session key prefix, which is used to store internal states. yii\authclient\BaseClient
initUserAttributes() Initializes authenticated user attributes. yii\authclient\clients\Twitter
normalizeUserAttributes() Normalize given user attributes according to \yii\authclient\normalizeUserAttributeMap. yii\authclient\BaseClient
removeState() Removes persistent state value. yii\authclient\BaseClient
restoreAccessToken() Restores access token. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
saveAccessToken() Saves token as persistent state. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
sendRequest() Sends the given HTTP request, returning response data. yii\authclient\BaseOAuth
setState() Sets persistent state. yii\authclient\BaseClient

Property Details

$accessTokenMethod public property

Access token HTTP method.

public string $accessTokenMethod 'POST'
$accessTokenUrl public property

OAuth access token URL.

public string $accessTokenUrl ''
$apiBaseUrl public property

API base URL. This field will be used as \yii\httpclient\Client::baseUrl value of \yii\authclient\clients\httpClient. Note: changing this property will take no effect after \yii\authclient\clients\httpClient is instantiated.

public string $apiBaseUrl ''
$attributeParams public property (available since version 2.0.6)

List of extra parameters, which should be used, while requesting user attributes from Twitter API. For example:

    'include_email' => 'true'

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public array $attributeParams = []
$authUrl public property

Authorize URL.

public string $authUrl ''
$requestTokenMethod public property

Request token HTTP method.

public string $requestTokenMethod 'POST'
$requestTokenUrl public property

OAuth request token URL.

public string $requestTokenUrl ''

Method Details

defaultName() protected method

Generates service name.

protected string defaultName ( )
return string

Service name.

defaultTitle() protected method

Generates service title.

protected string defaultTitle ( )
return string

Service title.

initUserAttributes() protected method

Initializes authenticated user attributes.

protected array initUserAttributes ( )
return array

Auth user attributes.