Google Apps Script - Setup simple Twitter Posting Bot

person icon Laurence Svekis

Google Apps Script - Setup simple Twitter Posting Bot

Use content from your Google Spreadsheet post to your Twitter account automatically - source code included

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Laurence Svekis

architecture icon Development,Web Development,Google Apps Script

Lectures -14

Resources -2

Duration -55 mins


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Course Description

Explore how you can connect your Twitter Account using Google Apps Script and automate posts coming from your Spreadsheet data.

All of the source code is included as well as step by step lessons to help you learn about the code being used and illustrate what it does.

AUTOMATED TWITTER POSTING APPLICATION - If you use Social Media this course is for you, simplify posting market your stuff post from Google Spreadsheets

Bonus PDF Twitter Posting Guide with resources and code snippets

Course includes

  • How to create a Spreadsheet in Google and how to add script to the spreadsheet *Please note that you will need a Google Account to do this!!!!

  • How to setup an app as a Twitter Developer, create the app and get secret keys and tokens to automate Twitter interactions.  Please note that you will need a Twitter Developer account which can be requested if you have a Twitter Account.   You will also need to submit and get your app approved in order to get Developer App keys and Token

  • How to access Google Apps Script Developer Code Editor and write Google Script

  • Which library to use and how to add libraries of existing code to your Google Apps Script

  • Setup a Twitter App and create keys and tokens to automate app

  • Basics of using the library to search for Tweets

  • How to send posts within the Google Apps Script code

  • Using Google Script to get Spreadsheet data and sort columns

  • Creating Conditions to setup content for Tweet.  Getting content from Spreadsheet data.

  • Tweet testing and posting of content to Twitter

  • Setup Triggers to automate application and script to run at set times.

Source Code is included.

Enjoy learning have fun!!!!

Try the code for yourself and explore what you can do with JavaScript

Fast Friendly support to help answer any questions you might have and to help clarify content is always available in the Q&A section.  Taught by an instructor with over 20 years real world experience ready to help you learn more.  Step by step training resources and source code is also included to get you started quickly.

Who this course is for:

  • Application Developers
  • Web developers
  • Marketers
  • Anyone who wants to learn to create a Twitter Bot


What will you learn in this course:

  • How to create an automated Twitter poster with content coming from spreadsheets
  • How to write Google Script to create automation


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • JavaScript and some developer experience
  • Google Account
  • Twitter Developer Account
  • Twitter account
Google Apps Script - Setup simple Twitter Posting Bot


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

13 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction to course and what to expect 04:10 04:10
  • play icon Course Resources
  • play icon Google Apps Script Twitter Application Course Guide and Resources
  • play icon Setup Google Sheet 06:04 06:04
  • play icon Setup Spreadsheet Twitter Keys 04:56 04:56
  • play icon Google Apps Script Start Coding 07:33 07:33
  • play icon Add twitter Library 02:27 02:27
  • play icon Search Tweets 05:42 05:42
  • play icon Send Post Tweet 04:22 04:22
  • play icon Setup Spreadsheet sorter 05:26 05:26
  • play icon Setup Spreadsheet create Tweet 05:42 05:42
  • play icon TweetBot Ready to post and run 04:55 04:55
  • play icon Setup Triggers Conclusion 04:42 04:42

Instructor Details

Laurence Svekis

Laurence Svekis

Instructor, GDE, Application Developer

I'm here to help you learn, achieve your dreams, come join me on this amazing adventure today
Google Developers Expert - GSuite

Providing Web development courses and digital marketing strategy courses since 2002.

Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

"Learning, understanding with a strong passion for education.  The internet has provided us with new opportunities to expand and share knowledge."

Want to learn more about becoming a web developer, do you want to experience the freedom that technology provides for us? Learn how to bring amazing things to life online.  Technology connects us all in many ways.  It opens up doors to those who embrace it and learn how to make those connections real.

"My courses are designed to help you achieve your goals, learn and update skills"

Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO. 

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