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General X API support

The X API has a ton of functionality. Here we answer frequently asked questions about the X API.


Getting started

What is the X API?

The X API enables programmatic access to X in unique and advanced ways. Use it to analyze, learn from, and interact with posts, Direct Messages, users, and other key X resources. Every day, developers across the world work with the X API to create, study, and improve the public conversation happening on X.

Who is using the X API?

There are thousands of developers using the X API, including but not limted to, commercial X partners, academic researchers, publishers, bot developers and students. Review some example use cases and case studies.

How can I get started as a X developer?

The X developer platform getting started guide, and fundamentals section of the technical documentation is a great place for all developers to start becoming familiar with the set up and components of the platform.

You will need a developer account to build with the X API. This gives you access to the X developer portal: a set of self-serve tools that you can use to set up your X API access through Projects and X Apps. 

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Getting connected

How can I join the X developer community?

There are many ways to participate in the X developer community, such as attending an event, connecting with a developer group in your area, joining the conversation on the community forums.  

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How can I participate in the X developer community?

We encourage you to join the conversation by posting topics and engaging in conversations on our community forum. Review the community forum guidelines. X employees are also there to moderate.

The X developer community has built many open sourced tools to help others, if you have something to share we would encourage you to post to our Libraries & SDKs forum.


Getting support

Where can I get support while building with the X API?

Where can I share feature requests, or other feedback for the Twitter API?

If you have feature requests or feedback, please submit these through the Twitter Developer Platform Feedback Form. Review the product roadmap for upcoming plans.