# Action Step - External Request

With external request, you can call APIs from third-parties or your own server to request data, submit forms and etc.

external request

In an Action step, choose "External Request" and click "Add your request" then you will see this:

external request

  1. choose your request type such as GET, POST, etc
  2. paste your request URL
  3. adjust "Headers" or "Body" section if needed. e.g. setup API key
  4. click "Test", then area 5 will show in the "Response" section with a response code.
  5. 200 means success and your data show in blue.
  6. choose which part of the data you need by clicking the circle
  7. after clicking area 6, JSON path for the picked data automatically show here. $ means the whole JSON.
  8. choose which custom field to store the data. The type of custom field should match the type of data. Click "Add".
  9. finally, the mapping show at area 9. Add as many mapping as needed and click "Save".
Last Updated: 4/19/2021, 2:09:00 AM