Zapier makes it simple to connect the apps you already use so they can work together and automate tasks. For example, you can connect Google Sheets or Airtable to Mattermix and create new images when a record is created or updated. Zapier supports over 3,000 apps, so the possibilities to automate your workflows are endless!
Every Zap starts with a Trigger: something that tells Zapier it's time to start an automation. For example, a Trigger could be when a new field is added in a Google Sheet, a new contact is added to an email list, or when a new deal closes in your CRM.
Not only does this start the Zapier automation, but you can also use data captured from Triggers and previous steps and pass those values down. In this example, we'll be passing values from Airtable into the Mattermix API to dynamically update values in the HTML.
Test data from an Airtable Trigger in Zapier
The Create Image Action will create a new image from HTML with the Mattermix API.
Copy and paste your HTML template in the HTML field, replacing any values you want to dynamically update from the Trigger or previous steps.
Map values from Zapier Trigger to the Mattermix HTML field in the Zapier Action
Once you've mapped values to the fields you want to update, click Continue. You will now be prompted to test the Action. If the request is successful you will see a response similar to the following:
These values will be available in the following steps to further complete your workflow. For example, you can use the URL returned from the Mattermix API in an Action to update a record in Airtable.
Image URL returned from Mattermix API is used to update record in Airtable
The last step is to turn on your new Zap by clicking the Turn on zap button.
Turn on your new Zap and enjoy!