Twitter Plugin

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Plugin Information

Plugin ID twitter Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
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Required Core
Jun 19, 2013
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Michael Irwin (id: mikesir87)
Usage Installations 2013-Apr 467
2013-May 494
2013-Jun 489
2013-Jul 470
2013-Aug 464
2013-Sep 438
2013-Oct 448
2013-Nov 435
2013-Dec 410
2014-Jan 439
2014-Feb 436
2014-Mar 425

This plugin posts build results to Twitter.Each Twitter update will contain build result, its build number, and job name. Optionally, the build URL can be included in which case it will be run through See the demo user (other).

The Twitter plugin uses the configuration of the core Mailer in order to determine the build URL.

This plugin uses Twitter4J, created by Yusuke Yamamoto.

Download .


After the plugin is installed you will need to get an OAuth token and token secret. These can be gotten by logging into Twitter as the user you want Hudson to tweet as and then download


Then execute java -jar auth.jar. This will give you a URL to authorize Hudson to tweet with this user account. Twitter will then give you a pin to give to auth.jar. Then you will be presented with a Token and TokenSecret. Copy these into the appropriate fields in your Hudson setup.

Version History

Version 0.7 (June 18, 2013)

  • Updated to Twitter4J 3.0.3

Version 0.6 (September 16, 2010)

Version 0.4 (October 31, 2009)

  • Change build number mark to "$" from "#".
  • Fixed validation of input form.
  • Fixed JENKINS-4476 .

Version 0.3 (October 18, 2009)

  • Upgraded to Twitter4J 2.0.10.
  • Fixed Maven Project Job can use Twitter Plugin.

Version 0.2 (July 03, 2008)

  • Upgraded to Twitter4J 1.0.4.
  • Tweets are now sent asynchronously.
  • Can now specify a different username/password per project.
  • Tweets can optionally include the build URL.
  • Tweets can be restricted to only be sent when a build fails or recovers.

Version 0.1 (May 13, 2008)

  • Initial release


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