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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 X API?

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