Alfred Toolkits

A collection of Themes and Workflows for Alfred by Chris Messina.

View the Project on GitHub chrismessina/alfred-app

Twitter Toolkit for Alfred

Twitter logo

The Twitter Toolkit for Alfred lets you quickly interact with Twitter through its website, Mac app, and Tweetbot.

It makes it easy to quickly search and find your own content or the content of people you follow (shown using the Hey Theme):

Preview of Twitter Toolkit

This extension doesn’t support programmatic access to Twitter, like tweeting directly or sending DMs. For that kind of integration, try AlfredTweet by David Ferguson.

Installation

Workflow File Icon

  1. Download twitter-toolkit.alfredworkflow.
  2. Double-click twitter-toolkit.alfredworkflow to install it.

You will need to be an Alfred Powerpack user to enable this workflow.

Configuration

Once the workflow is installed, launch Alfred Preferences, choose Workflows and then select Twitter Toolkit.

Access the Workflow Environment Variables in the top right of the window :

How to access the Alfred Workflow Environment Variables

Set your username

This workflow makes it easy to search your own tweets or find content from the people you follow (“followees”).

To configure this feature, you must set the account variable in the configuration .

Platform selection

This workflow supports interacting with Twitter on the web, Twitter for Mac, or Tweetbot. If a keyword is not supported by a certain platform, it will fallback to the web.

Set the platform variable to Twitter Icon web, App Store Icon app or Tweetbot Icontweetbot .

Keywords

The following keywords are used to interact with the Twitter Toolkit.

Modifier keys change the behavior as described, and subtext will appear in Alfred to help guide your interaction.

⌥ is typically used to scope content to your own content.

⌘ is typically used to scope content from people you follow.

⇧ is used to toggle the nearby scope.

Keyword Modifier Description Twitter Icon App Store Icon Tweetbot Icon
!   View my Twitter Notifications ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
@   Go to Twitter user @{query} ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
@ Search Twitter users for @{query} ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
#   Search Twitter for #{query} ☑️ ☑️  
#   Go to #{query} ☑️    
# Search my tweets for #{query} ☑️    
analytics   Go to Twitter Analytics ☑️    
bookmarks   Go to Twitter Bookmarks ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
dm   Compose a Twitter message ☑️ ☑️  
dms   Go to Twitter messages ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
embed   Embed tweet ☑️    
explore   See what’s happening ☑️ ☑️  
follow   Follow @{query} on Twitter ☑️   ☑️
help   Go to Twitter Help Center ☑️    
home   Go to Twitter Home ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
images   Search Twitter images for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
images Search my Twitter images for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
images Search Twitter images from people I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
lists   View Suggested Twitter Lists ☑️ ☑️  
lists View my Twitter Lists ☑️   ☑️
lists View Twitter Lists You’re On ☑️    
me   View my profile on Twitter ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
me Copy my Twitter profile link ☑️    
media   Go to Twitter Media Studio ☑️    
my   Search people I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
my   Search my top tweets for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
my   Search my recent tweets for {query} ☑️    
my   Search my tweets for #{query} ☑️ ☑️  
my   Search my Twitter videos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
my   View my Twitter Likes ☑️   ☑️
my   View my Twitter Media ☑️    
my   View my Twitter Moments ☑️    
my   View my Twitter Lists ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
my   View my Twitter Bookmarks ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
my   View my Twitter Notifications ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
nearby   Search nearby Twitter photos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
nearby   Search nearby Twitter videos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
nearby   Search nearby Twitter people for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
notifs   View my Twitter Notifications ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
photos   Search Twitter photos for {query} ☑️    
photos Search Twitter photos from people I follow for {query} ☑️    
photos Search nearby Twitter photos for {query} ☑️    
top   Search top tweets for {query} ☑️    
topics   View my Twitter Topics ☑️ ☑️  
trending   See what’s happening ☑️ ☑️  
trending See what’s happening for you ☑️    
tweet   Compose new Tweet ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
tweets   Search Twitter for {query} ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
tweets   Search top tweets from people I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
tweets   Search recent tweets from people I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
tweets Search my recent tweets for {query} ☑️    
unfollow   Unfollow @{query} on Twitter     ☑️
users   Search Twitter users for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
users Search Twitter users I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
users Search nearby Twitter people for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
videos   Search Twitter videos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
videos   Search Twitter videos from people I follow for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
videos Search nearby Twitter videos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  
videos Search my Twitter videos for {query} ☑️ ☑️  

#Tips

One of the most convenient features of this workflow is the ability to quickly search for your own tweets and tweeted media. By using the my keyword followed by search terms, you can quickly continue previous threads or link to things you said before.

Twitter Toolkit's support for searching for my tweets

Changelog¹

[v0.3.3] - 2020-09-17

Fixed

[v0.3.2] - 2020-09-07

Fixed

[v0.3.1] - 2020-09-06

Fixed

[v0.3.0] - 2020-09-04

Added

Changed

Removed

[v0.2.0] - 2020-08-17

Added

[v0.1.0] - 2020-08-06

About

This workflow is unaffiliated with nor endorsed by Twitter.

You can file bugs or submit feature requests on GitHub using the label workflow:twitter-toolkit.