Timeline API not responding

php

#1

Hello there.

So I have this widget I grabbed on the internet not sure where and adapted it to my needs. It was working until today but suddenly it stopped working. My page literally takes 5mins to load and I don’t get any twitter info.
I’m not aware of possible api changes as well.

Here’s the code:

    function buildBaseString($baseURI, $method, $params) {
        $r = array();
        ksort($params);
        foreach($params as $key=>$value){
            $r[] = "$key=" . rawurlencode($value);
        }
        return $method."&" . rawurlencode($baseURI) . '&' . rawurlencode(implode('&', $r));
    }

    function buildAuthorizationHeader($oauth) {
        $r = 'Authorization: OAuth ';
        $values = array();
        foreach($oauth as $key=>$value)
            $values[] = "$key=\"" . rawurlencode($value) . "\"";
        $r .= implode(', ', $values);
        return $r;
    }

    $url = "https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json";

    $oauth_access_token = "myaccesstoken";
    $oauth_access_token_secret = "myaccesssecret";
    $consumer_key = "mykey";
    $consumer_secret = "mysecret";

    $oauth = array( 'screen_name' => 'user_here',
                    'count' => 5,
                    'oauth_consumer_key' => $consumer_key,
                    'oauth_nonce' => time(),
                    'oauth_signature_method' => 'HMAC-SHA1',
                    'oauth_token' => $oauth_access_token,
                    'oauth_timestamp' => time(),
                    'oauth_version' => '1.0');

    $base_info = buildBaseString($url, 'GET', $oauth);
    $composite_key = rawurlencode($consumer_secret) . '&' . rawurlencode($oauth_access_token_secret);
    $oauth_signature = base64_encode(hash_hmac('sha1', $base_info, $composite_key, true));
    $oauth['oauth_signature'] = $oauth_signature;

    // Make requests
    $header = array(buildAuthorizationHeader($oauth), 'Expect:');
    $options = array( CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER => $header,
                      //CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS => $postfields,
                      CURLOPT_HEADER => false,
                      CURLOPT_URL => $url . '?screen_name=user_here&count=5',
                      CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
                      CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER => false);

    $feed = curl_init();
    curl_setopt_array($feed, $options);
    $json = curl_exec($feed);
    curl_close($feed);

    $twitter_data = json_decode($json, true);

I’d appreciate some help if possible. Thanks!


#2

And now it’s working again… what’s happening?


#3

Are you on OVH hosting? There was a known issue today with their networking.


#4

Oh that explains a lot. Thanks!