What are webhooks and cloud integrations?
Webhooks and cloud integrations are a powerful way to automatically send your parsed data to third party apps or your own API. For example, you can use webhooks and cloud integrations to automatically copy your parsed data to a Google Spreadsheet, a database, your CRM, or to your own API.
Cloud integrations and webhooks are triggered immediately after we parsed your document. Which means that they are a perfect fit if you need to receive your parsed data in real-time and if you want a fully automated your workflow.
Docparser comes with a variety of different integration options out of the box. Below you'll find our current list of integrations grouped by their type.
Direct integrations with third party products
Our direct integrations are very easy to set up. All you need to do is to create a new integration inside your parser, choose the application to which you want to send the data and connect your account. Once set up, we'll send the parsed data to the app you connected.
Our integration platform partners are basically like swiss army knifes for sending data from A to B. The integration platforms listed below allow you to send your parsed data to literally hundreds of different apps. Furthermore, you can also use them to import your documents from various sources, such as Dropbox, Drive, Box or OneDrive. This gives you endless possibilities to automate your data flow. Each integration platform has its advantages and we suggest to check out their capabilities on the pages linked below.
- Zapier - Easy to get started and supports hundreds of apps.
- Microsoft Flow - Great if you already use Microsoft products
- Stamplay - A low-code platform which allows you to generate entire apps
- Workato - An enterprise ready integration platform
Webhooks are a special form of cloud integration and they are more targeted to developers. A webhook is basically a custom HTTP requests which is triggered each time we parse a new document. The request is sent to a specific HTTP endpoint which you can define in a format matching your needs.
Simple Webhooks let you define a target URL to which we send the parsed data and you can choose in which format the data is sent (Form Data, JSON, XML). Advanced Webhooks go a step further and give you 100% control over the HTTP request by providing a template editor for custom payloads.