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🧩 Webhook Integration

What is Webhook Integration in FormNX?

The "Webhook Integration" feature in FormNX allows you to establish a seamless connection & sending of data between your forms and other applications.

When a user submits a form, the form submission data is sent to a specified Webhook URL in real-time.

This enables to automate processes, update external systems, and maintain data consistency across your applications

Setting Up Webhook for a Form

To set up Webhook integration in FormNX, follow these steps:

Webhook integration

  1. Access Integrations: Open the form you want to integrate webhook for, click on Integrations tab.

  2. Connect Webhook: Go to "Webhook" bloxk & click on "Connect" button.

  3. Configure Webhook Details:

    • WebHook URL: Enter the URL where you want the form submission data to be sent. This URL should be provided by the external application or service that will receive the data.

    • Secret Key: Click on "Generate Secret Key", this key will be used for checking data integrity in the receiving application. This adds an extra layer of security to your webhook integration.

Webhook integration

  1. Save Your Settings: Save the webhook configuration.

Once configured, every time a form is submitted, FormNX will send the submission data to the specified Webhook URL in real-time in json format containing key-value pair.

What are the advantages of connecting Webhook in a form?

Here are some key advantages of using Webhook integration with FormNX:

  1. Real-Time Updates: Webhook integration provides real-time data transfer on form submission, ensuring that external systems receive the latest form submission data immediately upon submission.

  2. Automation: You can automate processes and workflows by integrating FormNX with other applications. For example, automatically create leads in a CRM, send notifications to messaging systems, or update project management software.

  3. Flexibility: Webhook integration is highly flexible and can be tailored to your specific integration requirements. You choose where the data goes and how it's used.

  4. Security: The optional use of a secret key enhances the security of your webhook integration, ensuring that data integrity is maintained during transmission.

FAQs

How can I test if my webhook integration is working correctly?

Use sites like https://webhook.site/ to test it.

Also Many webhook integrations provide a testing or debugging feature that allows you to simulate webhook calls and check if the data is received as expected.

After configurating webhook do a test submission of form to trigger the webhook request.

What happens if the receiving application is down when a form is submitted?

If the receiving application's server is temporarily unavailable when a form is submitted, the webhook request may fail.

It's essential to implement error handling and retry mechanisms in your webhook integration to account for such scenarios.

Most of the times this type of scenario doesnt happens.

Can I set up multiple webhooks for different forms?

Yes, you can set up multiple webhooks for different forms in FormNX. Each form can be configured to send data to a specific Webhook URL.