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Create a webhook subscription

Created by c.neale, last modified by zengenti on 07 Apr 2021

A webhook subscription resource can be created by POST'ing an event subscription resource to the webhook subscriptions resource collection.

POST/api/management/projects/{projectId}/events/webhooks/subscriptions

Parameter

NameParameter typeTypeDescriptionExampleRequired
projectIdpathstringThe project identifier found in the project overview screen of the management consolemovieDbtrue

Example

Create a new webhook subscription for a specific project

POST: /api/management/projects/movies/events/webhooks/subscriptions/

{
    "name": "name",
    "description": "some description",
    // Urls can be templated
    "url": "https://external.mywebsite.com/handlewebhooks/{/resource/sys.id}",
    "enabled": true,
    "method": "post",
    "topics": [
        {
            "resourceType": "entry",
            "event": ["updated", "created"],
            "language": ["fr-fr"],
            "contentTypeId": ["blog", "news"],
            "owner": "t.durden"
        },
        {
            "resourceType": "entry",
            "event": ["published"],
            "contentTypeId": ["news"],
            "owner": "t.durden"
        },
        {
            "resourceType": "contentType",
            "event": ["created"]
        },
        {
            "resourceType": "entry",
            "event": ["workflowEventRaised"],
            "contentTypeId": ["blog"],
            "owner": "t.durden",
            "workflowEvent" : ["contensisentrybasic.draft.submit", "contensisentryapproval.awaitingApproval.approve"]
        },
        {
            "resourceType": "entry",
            "event": ["workflowEventRaised"],
            "contentTypeId": ["news"],
            "owner": "t.durden",
            "workflowEvent" : ["contensisentryapproval.awaitingApproval.declined"]
        },
        {
            "resourceType": "entry",
            "event": ["workflowStateChanged"],
            "contentTypeId": ["blog"],
            "owner": "t.durden",
            "workflowState" : ["contensisentryapproval.awaitingApproval"]
        }
    ],
    "headers": {
        "target": {
            "value": "internal"
        },
 
 
        // Headers can be templated
        "department": {
            "value": "{/resource/department}"
        },
 
        // Headers can be specified as secret, which means that the value can be set but won't be returned
 
        // Set
        "secretHeaderSet": {
            "secret": true,
            "value": "cs7vdsdvj~8"
        },
 
        // Get
        "secretHeaderGet": {
            "secret": true
        }
 
        // NOTE: A header will not be returned if it has no value
    },
    "templates": {
 
        // For entry events return a custom structure with specific pieces of data
       "entry": "{\n\"event\": \"{/event/name}\",\n\"user\": \"{/user/firstname} {/user/lastname}\",\n\"id\": \"{/resource/sys/id}\",\n\"title\": \"{/resource/entryTitle}\",\n\"description\": \"{/resource/entryDescription}\",\n\"department\": \"{/resource/department}\"}",
 
 
        // A news specific template
        "entry.news": "{\n\"event\": \"{/event/name}\",\n\"id\": \"{/resource/sys/id}\",\n\"title\": \"{/resource/entryTitle}\",\n\"headline\": \"{/resource/headline}\"}",
 
        // For content type events return the entire content type resource (root)
        "contentType": "{/resource/}"
 
        // For all other events if a template for a resource is not supplied then return the default webhook request structure
    }
}

Responses

HTTP status codeReasonModel
201CreatedWebhook Subscription
400An invalid payload was sent in the requestError
500Internal server errorError