The easiest way to Post Tweet using Twitter API v1.1 in PHP and without cURL! 2 Steps to Post Tweet using PHP, without Abraham Library!.

How to Post Tweet using PHP

We need Twitter App and QassimPostTweet Script, download it.

Create Twitter App

Go to Twitter App and create a new App, after that open your App and go to “Permissions” tab:

twitter app permissions

Choose “Read and Write” Permission.

Open “Keys and Access Tokens” tab and click on “Create my access token” button:

twitter api access tokens

Post Tweet

Use QassimPostTweet Script to Post Tweet:

    QassimPostTweet Script
    Written By: Qassim Hassan.
    Twitter: @QQQHZ

/* Keys and Access Tokens */
$consumer_key = 'XXXXXX'; // Enter your consumer key.
$consumer_secret = 'XXXXXX'; // Enter your consumer secret.
$access_token = 'XXXXXX'; // Enter your access token.
$access_token_secret = 'XXXXXX'; // Enter your access token secret.

/* Create Base String */
function BaseString($url, $parameters){
    $get_url = rawurlencode($url);

    $string = array();


    foreach ($parameters as $key => $value) {
        $string[] = "$key=" . rawurlencode($value);

    return "POST&".$get_url."&".rawurlencode(implode('&', $string));

/* Post Tweet */
function PostTweet($consumer_key, $consumer_secret, $access_token, $access_token_secret, $tweet){
    $parameters = array(
        'oauth_consumer_key' => $consumer_key,
        'oauth_nonce' => time(),
        'oauth_signature_method' => 'HMAC-SHA1',
        'oauth_timestamp' => time(),
        'oauth_token' => $access_token,
        'oauth_version' => '1.0',
        'status' => $tweet

    $base_string = BaseString("", $parameters);

    $composite_key = $consumer_secret."&".$access_token_secret;

    $oauth_signature = base64_encode(hash_hmac('sha1', $base_string, $composite_key, true));

    $parameters['oauth_signature'] = $oauth_signature;

    $options = array('http' =>
            'method' => "POST",
            'header' => "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded\r\n",
            'content' => http_build_query($parameters)

    $context = stream_context_create($options);

    $result = file_get_contents("", false, $context);

    $json = json_decode($result, true);

    return $json;

/* Post your tweet */
$tweet = 'My first Tweet using @TwitterAPI and QassimPostTweet.php Script by @QQQHZ'; // Enter your tweet text!
$result = PostTweet($consumer_key, $consumer_secret, $access_token, $access_token_secret, $tweet);
echo 'Tweet is posted! <a href="'.$result['user']['screen_name'].'/status/'.$result['id_str'].'" target="_blank">Your Tweet Link</a>';

/* Display JSON Array */
    //echo '<pre>';
    //echo '</pre>';

Enter your Keys and Access Tokens, and in the variable “$tweet” enter your Tweet Text.