Sending a request to an HTTP API

See also:
Sending data to Zapier
Sending data to IFTTT

The action “HTTP request to a RESTful API” is used to communicate with APIs that offer their operations via HTTP, also called Web APIs. As seen below you can use the previously captured fields as parameters.

api call from email parser

As a result, this action will produce two fields: HttStatus and HttResponse. You can use them to determine further actions with the conditional run or also, for instance, return this data to the email sender. The following screen capture shows the full workflow of an example that requests flight data by email:

http request result in the output window

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