Discord-Twitter-Bot runs on all versions of Windows.
This project requires Python >=3.6.0. If you don’t have Python or you have the wrong version download Python here.
You can check the version of your python in your command prompt with
During the setup it is important that you tick Add Python 3.6 to PATH.
Go into the command prompt again and check if the Python version is accessible
Windows is finnicky. Instead of
python your variable may be called
In this documentation I will use
py -3.6 instead of
py3. This is an acceptable syntax that should always work.
Do not use
Stick to one else things can break.
Downloading the Discord-Twitter-Bot
You have two options here. Either through
git or by downloading the
and unpacking it e.g. with WinRAR.
git clone https://github.com/NNTin/discord-twitter-bot.git
Zip method: Click to download, then unpack it.
Configuring the bot
Watch out! Before you can start the bot you need to configure the bot first. It needs to know which tweets it is supposed to post into your text channel.
Installing dependencies and starting the bot
Open the command prompt, navigate to the folder and write
py -36 -m pip install -r requirements.txt py -36 bot/main.py
There is a reason why hardly most programs are run on Linux servers. The setup is more complicated and it consumes more computational resources and energy.
If this is too hard for you I recommend reading through the other installation methods and doing them instead.