What happens if you plug in your callback URL locally into a browser?
Same result, or does the page successfully load?

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On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Mike <mike_p...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have been developing a Twitter application for the past several
> weeks and have had no problems whatsoever interfacing with the Twitter
> API for authentication and updating profile settings. I am developing
> this app on a shared Linux hosting plan through GoDaddy, if that makes
> any difference.
> Last night, I was incorporating some URL rewriting functions into the
> htaccess file and suddenly whenever I went to sign in to my app via
> Twitter, the site would hang. What would happen exactly is I would
> click "sign in" on my site, get redirected to Twitter to enter my
> login info, and then the browser would just hang at the Twitter screen
> with the message "Redirecting you back to the application". A few
> minutes later, the browser would report the server dropped the
> connection, or something to that effect.
> I then undid all of the URL rewriting changes to the htaccess file and
> restored all of the pages to their original states (before the URL
> rewriting) but this did not have any effect. I was still seeing the
> same problem. I have tested this on several different browsers, all
> with the same results.
> However, I am intermittently able to connect and get successfully
> redirected back to my app; however, this is pretty rare. The
> redirection might work 1 time out of every 8 attempts.
> I called GoDaddy and after spending a total of almost 10 minutes on
> hold, the tech informed me that everything was fine with their server.
> I am using OAuth and Jason Mathai's Twitter-async PHP wrapper to
> communicate with the API, which has been working great for me.
> I am about to tear my hair out over this. I really have no clue where
> to begin troubleshooting. If anyone can help, I would truly appreciate
> it.
> Thanks.

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