How to Auto-Post to Twitter

Tweet directly to Twitter using PLANOLY

5/5/21 Update: PLANOLY is currently experiencing the inability to successfully auto-post to Twitter due to a rate limit issue. We apologize for the inconvenience! Please refrain from scheduling auto-post until this error is resolved. In the meantime, we recommend tweeting via Twitter directly or scheduling auto-posts earlier in the day. 

With PLANOLY, you can upload, plan, and schedule your tweets to directly publish to Twitter.

Enable Auto-Post for Twitter

  1. Go to your Profile Page
  2. Scroll down to Managed Social Profiles
  3. Under the Twitter Auto Post row, click on Activate for Social Media Profile you want to enable auto-post for.
  4. Log in with the specific Twitter account
  5. Auto-Post to Twitter is now enabled. 

    Unposted content scheduled prior to May 6 will need to be rescheduled in order to enable Twitter auto-post.

    *Note The Twitter auto-post toggle may appear enabled, but if the post was not rescheduled it may not auto-post to Twitter.

    Requirements and Settings

    • Premium Feature: Only available on paid plans. 
    • Twitter profile must be linked to an Instagram Business Profiles.
    • Content must also have auto-post to Instagram enabled, for each post that will also be shared to Twitter.

    Guidelines and Limitations

    • Only single images and videos can be auto-posted to Twitter.
    • GIFs will be converted to video before posted to Twitter.
    • For more information about specific media requirements for Twitter, see here
    • Only the first 280 characters in the caption will be added to the Twitter post. 


    • If content fails to auto-post to Instagram, it also will not auto-post to Twitter. You will receive a push notification alerting you to manually post the content to the specific Social Media platforms.
    • If content successfully publishes to Instagram but fails to post on Twitter, you will receive a push notification alerting you to manually post the content to Twitter.
    • If your Twitter token expires, the toggle to enable auto-post to Twitter will be turned off (grey). Click on the toggle to re-authenticate your Twitter credentials and permission to auto-post using PLANOLY.