Making a Node-RED Twitter Bot

Published by Christian Mohn
Node-RED Twitter Automation

I use Node-RED extensively for home automation purposes, in conjunction with Home Assistant. See the Home Automation tag for posts in that series. This post, however, is for a different use case and not home automation. For years I’ve been using Zapier to automatically tweet new posts for this site via the @vninjanet account, but that has proven rather inflexible and I wanted a better way to automate this, while adding features that Zapier currently does not support like adding specific hashtags automatically. I have been using the sites RSS feed as the trigger in Zapier, and wanted to continue doing that, even if moving it to Node-RED.

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