What is Zapier?
Zapier is a tool for primarily non-technical users to connect together web apps.
An integration between two apps is called a Zap. A Zap is made up of a Trigger and one or more Actions or Searches.
Whenever the trigger happens in one app, Zapier will automatically perform the actions or searches in another app in order.
Zapier – Triggers
Triggers answer the question: What events can my users listen for with Zapier? They are things like:
- New Contact (EG: Highrise or Salesforce)
- New Email (EG: Gmail or IMAP)
- New Issue (EG: GitHub or Pivotal Tracker)
You can think of a Trigger as a GET or read. It involves Zapier receiving data from your app.
Zapier – Actions
Actions answer the question: What should my users be able to create via Zapier? They are things like:
- Create ToDo Task (EG: Basecamp)
- Create Issue (EG: GitHub or Pivotal Tracker)
- Create Chat Message (EG: Campfire or Hipchat)
You can think of Actions as POSTs, writes, or the creation of a resource. It involves Zapier sending data to your app.
We can’t wait to see what you build!
Connect your Cellcast account with Zapier
Zapier allows you to connect a variety of web applications to Cellcast.
If you don’t already have a Zapier account, start by creating one here.
If you also don’t already have a Cellcast account, create one here too.
If you already have a Zapier account, start by logging in here.
To use cellcast with zapier you will need to ‘Accept a private invite’, to do this please click the link below and accept invite: Invite Link
Let’s create Demo for Cellcast SMS API + Zapier integration
Step 1. Click “+ Create Zap” (top left side)
Search for the app or service you would like to connect with Cellcast.
Can also be followed via the video “How to Create Your First Zap in Zapier”: https://youtu.be/3S1yzf9FDnk
Step 2. Select the Event required to start the Zap.
This will start the sequence of events.
Step 3. Choose account (if required)
Set up trigger and Test trigger and continue to Step 2 – Action
Step 4. Search for Cellcast
Select the event you want to happen once Zap has been triggered.
Step 5. Authenticate your account
In the next step, you will be asked to authenticate your account. To do this you will need your Cellcast API Key.
You can locate your API key from the main Menu “API Connect” – > “API Key” if you have not got one please click on “Activate Key” button to generate your Key.
Set up action and test.