Commit 6385c3bf authored by Aaron Hill's avatar Aaron Hill Committed by GitHub
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Merge pull request #799 from vatsalparekh/master

Update in the Documentation about 'oauth_token' 
parents d21fbbe5 368cee2a
......@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ using the API. We must complete the following steps:
us. Otherwise the user must manually supply us with the verifier
#. Exchange the authorized request token for an access token.
#. Exchange the authorized request token for an access token.
So let's fetch our request token to begin the dance::
......@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ twitter as a GET query parameter in the URL.
# Example using callback (web app)
verifier = request.GET.get('oauth_verifier')
# Example w/o callback (desktop)
verifier = raw_input('Verifier:')
......@@ -93,13 +93,14 @@ treasure box. To fetch this token we do the following::
auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
token = session.get('request_token')
auth.request_token = token
auth.request_token = { 'oauth_token' : token,
'oauth_token_secret' : verifier }
except tweepy.TweepError:
print 'Error! Failed to get access token.'
It is a good idea to save the access token for later use. You do not
need to re-fetch it each time. Twitter currently does not expire the
tokens, so the only time it would ever go invalid is if the user
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