Dataflow Automation Webhooks
What is a Webhook?
A webhook delivers data to other applications as it happens, meaning you get data immediately.
In terms of Dataflow Automation, the webhook serves the role of allowing a web service to automatically send information to your Dataflow. Every DFA webhook has a unique identifier called a "Webhook URL".
This is used by other applications as a data destination, similar to an email address for a message.
How do I create a Dataflow Automation webhook?
To create a webhook in DFA, please follow the instructions below.
PLEASE NOTE: In this example, we'll be using data collected via iFormBuilder.
STEP 1. From the Dataflow Automation interface, click the Dataflow you will be adding the Webhook to.
STEP 2. Highlight the RecordSet to which you are adding the webhook.
STEP 3. From the Data Sources drop-down, select Create Webhook.
STEP 4. Name your webhook and click Save.
PLEASE NOTE: You can provide extra security to the webhook by check the Secure box.
Click here for more information on secure webhooks.
STEP 5. Copy the webhook URL.
STEP 6. From inside your iFormBuilder account, name your endpoint and paste the copied webhook URL into the endpoint URL field.
Click here for instructions on setting Post Data within iFormBuilder.
STEP 7. Click Create Endpoint.
STEP 8. Create some sample records and submit them to make sure they process correctly.
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