Connectors Reference

RSS

RSS is a popular web syndication format used to publish frequently updated content like blog entries and news headlines. Many content publishers provide an RSS feed to allow users to subscribe to it. Use the RSS connector to retrieve feed information and trigger flows when new items are published in an RSS feed.

 

Status: Production

Tier: Standard

Version: 1.0

 

Actions:

Name

Summary

ListFeedItems (string feedUrl, [Optional]string since, [Optional]string sinceProperty)

List all RSS feed items

 

Triggers:

Name

Summary

OnNewFeed (string feedUrl, [Optional]string sinceProperty)

When a feed item is published

 

Objects:

Name

Summary

FeedItem

 

TriggerBatchResponse[FeedItem]

 

 

Actions:

ListFeedItems

Summary: List all RSS feed items

Description: This operation retrieves all items from an RSS feed.

 

Syntax:

RSS.ListFeedItems (string feedUrl, [Optional]string since, [Optional]string sinceProperty)

 

Parameters:

Name

Type

Summary

Required

Related Action

feedUrl

string

(The RSS feed URL)

The RSS feed URL (Example: http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_topstories.rss).

True

since

string

(since)

The date since when RSS feed should be retrieved (Example: 2018-12-29 10:24:05Z).

False

sinceProperty

string

(Chosen property will be used to determine which items are new.)Values: [PublishDate, UpdatedOn]

Chosen property will be used for trigger state.

False

 

Returns:

Type:array of (FeedItem)

 

Triggers:

Trigger OnNewFeed

Summary: When a feed item is published

Description: This operation triggers a workflow when a new item is published in an RSS feed.

 

Syntax:

RSS.OnNewFeed (string feedUrl, [Optional]string sinceProperty)

 

Parameters:

Name

Type

Summary

Required

Related Action

feedUrl

string

(The RSS feed URL)

The RSS feed URL (Example: http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_topstories.rss).

True

sinceProperty

string

(Chosen property will be used to determine which items are new.)Values: [PublishDate, UpdatedOn]

Chosen property will be used for trigger state.

False

 

Returns:

Type:TriggerBatchResponse[FeedItem]

Description: Represents a wrapper object for batch trigger response

 


 

FeedItem

Summary:

Description: Represents an RSS feed item.

 

Properties:

Name

Type

Summary

id

string

Feed ID

Feed ID

title

string

Feed title

Feed title

primaryLink

string

Primary feed link

Primary feed link

links

array of (string)

Feed links

Feed links

updatedOn

string

Feed updated on

Feed updated on

publishDate

string

Feed published on

Feed published date

summary

string

Feed summary

Feed item summary

copyright

string

Feed copyright information

Copyright information

categories

array of (string)

Feed categories

Feed item categories


 

TriggerBatchResponse[FeedItem]

Summary:

Description: Represents a wrapper object for batch trigger response

 

Properties:

Name

Type

Summary

value

array of (FeedItem)

 

A list of the response objects