Integrating with Zapier

This tutorial uses Zapier to send a notification to Slack everytime a new data batch of data is available.

It assumes that you know how to create a data source and are familiar with the use of webhooks.


Making a Zap

Step 1: Setup WebHook trigger

Choose Webhooks as your first trigger

Zapier making a zap

Zapier first trigger webhooks

Zapier choose trigger

Zapier skip edit options

Step 2: Add Zapier's webhook URL to your data source

Copy the webhook url provided by Zapier

Zapier copy webhook url

Proceed to edit an existing data source that you might have

Zapier edit data source

Zapier save for later

Step 3: Test Zapier's webhook URL with your data source

Proceed to settings tab of your data source to test the webhook.

Zapier test webhook 1

Zapier test webhook 2

Zapier test webhook 3

Zapier test webhook 4

Zapier test webhook 5

Step 4: Setup Slack

Now we setup Slack to receive a notification everytime a new batch of data is available

Zapier add slack 1

Zapier add slack 2

Zapier add slack 3

Zapier add slack 4

Zapier connect slack account

Zapier make slack message

Zapier send test to slack

Zapier finish

Your output on Slack

Zapier slack output


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