Integrate with Pushpad

Pushpad is a service that allows you to send push notifications to your web site or web app. You can create a bot in your AppSheet app that will send a Pushpad notification.

Note: If instead you'd like to send push notifications to your users on mobile devices, see Send notifications from a bot.

To set up an integration with Pushpad:

  1. Create a Pushpad account.
    You will receive a Pushpad auth_token and project_id.

  2. Call a webhook from a bot in your AppSheet app. Configure the webhook action as follows:

    • Set the URL to:<project_id>/notifications
      Where <project_id> is the project_id issued to you by Pushpad.

    • In the Body field, enter:
      { "notification": { "body": "Hello World", "title": "My Title" } }
      Customize the body to include your own text. You can include variables and expressions that use data from the updated record.

    • In the Headers field, enter:
      Authorization: "Token token=""<auth_token>"""
      Where <auth_token> specifies the auth_token value obtained from Pushpad.

  3. Run the app deployment check and mark the app as Deployable, otherwise the bot won't actually execute the actions.

  4. Make an update to the app so that the bot fires. Verify from the audit history log that the bot succeeded. A short while later, Pushpad will send a notification.

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