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Current release is 2.1.6 (21 Nov 2014).

Users who have not yet upgraded to 2.1 should get security release (1 Nov 2014). We will stop providing these security releases to 2.0 at the end of this year.

Twitter Connect

The Vanilla Twitter plugin enables your users to sign into the forum using their Twitter account. In order for Vanilla to connect with Twitter, you must register your Vanilla installation at Twitter.

How to set up Twitter Connect in Vanilla

  1. Download and install the Twitter plugin from the Addon repository if you are a self-hosted customer (The Vanilla Twitter plugin should already be installed if you are hosting your forum at
  2. Once the Vanilla Twitter plugin has been enabled, you must configure it. Click the "Settings" button next to the plugin in the enabled plugin list of your Dashboard, or go to "Dashboard", "Authentication", and choose "Twitter" from the "Configure an Authenticator" dropdown.
  3. Register your forum in Twitter at:
  4. Once registered at Twitter, you must copy the "Consumer Key" and "Consumer Secret" into the Twitter Settings page in Vanilla.

Once these steps are completed, your users will see the Twitter Connect option for signing in.

Edited November 2010 by Mark