ERROR CODE 226 & 403 forbidden when Tweet from Joomla site


Hello there,

When i send tweet from joomla site : some time it sent tweet successfully, many time it not sent it and getting

  • ERROR CODE 226, 403 forbidden

Please give/suggest me a proper final solutio for this issue.

getting following debug code :


code snippest:

{“errors”:[{“code”:226,“message”:“This request looks like it might be automated. To protect our users from spam and other malicious activity, we can’t complete this action right now. Please try again later.”}]}

and also


tmhOAuth Object
[response] => Array
[raw] => HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden
cache-control: no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate, pre-check=0, post-check=0
content-disposition: attachment; filename=json.json
content-encoding: gzip
content-length: 186
content-type: application/json;charset=utf-8
date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:08:36 UTC
expires: Tue, 31 Mar 1981 05:00:00 GMT
last-modified: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:08:36 GMT
pragma: no-cache
server: tsa_a
set-cookie: lang=en
set-cookie: guest_id=v1%3A142407411664580672;; Path=/; Expires=Wed, 15-Feb-2017 08:08:36 UTC
status: 403 Forbidden
strict-transport-security: max-age=631138519
x-access-level: read-write-directmessages
x-connection-hash: 630466908b8148533afeb43c6a9eaeec
x-content-type-options: nosniff
x-frame-options: SAMEORIGIN
x-response-time: 43
x-transaction: f31dbafc3d0565f5
x-twitter-response-tags: BouncerCompliant
x-xss-protection: 1; mode=block


This error occurs, when the Tweets are catched by the Twitter Spam filter. There isn’t much that can be done about this, as far as I know.


Thanks ePirat
but what is the reason that simple tweet message like “hello123” catched by Twitter Span filter ?


Actually a Tweet that contains ‘hello123’ looks a lot like common spam Tweets, it should get better if you have more reasonable Tweets like:

I just posted a cool new Blog post about Bird species on my blog: