Connection with IFTTT Using Webhook

IFTTT is an abbreviation for “If This Then That” and allows you to create a workflow (Applet) that can be triggered with the alerts or data sent from TrendSpider through a Webhook connection.

Configure Data Source

Step 1: Log in to your IFTTT account and click on the Create button from the top-right corner of the interface.

Configure Datasource

Step 2: Select the Data Source in the workflow by clicking on the Add button under If This.

Clicking on the Add button under If This

Step 3: Search and select Webhook

Search and select Webhook

Step 4: Click on the trigger- Receive a web request with a JSON payload (Recommended)

Receive a web request with a JSON payload

Step 5: Enter the event name and click on the Create trigger button

click on the Create trigger

Configure Data Target

Step 1: Select an application as Data Target in the workflow by clicking on the Add button under Then That.

Select an application as Data Target

Step 2: Select any application of your choice. In this case, we have selected Slack.

Select any application of your choice

Step 3: Select the action for the selected Data Target. In this case, we have chosen the action- Post to Channel.

Select the action for the selected Data Target

Step 4: Configure the Slack account settings and click on the Create action button.

Note: You can click on theAdd Ingredientbutton, which are individual pieces of data provided by a trigger. For more information, please check-Ingredient

click on the Create action button

Step 5: Click on the Continue button to complete setting up the Applet.

 Click on the Continue button

Step 6: Enter the Applet title, toggle on receiving notification when Applet runs, and click on the Finish button to save the Applet.

click on the Finish

Webhook Resources

Find Webhook Key by navigating to the Webhooks service page and clicking on the Settings button from the top-right corner of the interface.

Navigating to the Webhooks service page

You will be navigated to the Webhook Address Page which will look like this:

Webhook Address Page

You can copy this Webhook address and paste it while creating the Trading Bot in TrendSpider or setting up Dynamic or Multi-Factor Alert to send the data to Make. Whenever TrendSpider will send the data to this Webhook URL, the Applet will be triggered and the action defined in the added application shall get into the motion.



You can copy and paste this Webhook URL into your browser and navigate to it to check information on triggering event and also perform testing for the following instances:

  • To trigger an Event with an arbitrary JSON payload
  • To trigger an Event with 3 JSON values
  • To query a web service

Webhook URL Generated

Related IFTTT Documentation

DOCUMENT REFERENCE
Process Overview https://ifttt.com/docs/process_overview
Webhooks service FAQ https://help.ifttt.com/hc/en-us/articles/115010230347
IFTTT Connect API https://ifttt.com/docs/connect_api#ifttt-connect-api
Jun 22, 2022

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