Webhooks automatically connects your community to other services and websites.
For example, MailChimp uses a webhook to signup users from your website to your newsletter. Paypal uses it to tell your accounting app when your clients pay you. Shopify offers webhooks to keep parts of your commerce system up-to-date, so you don’t have to enter new transaction details manually.
How Tribe uses webhooks?
In many different creative ways. Tribe webhooks broadcast the actions that are taken on your community. Let’s say you make an update to a user record in the administration area of your community. You click “Save” and it is done. Cool. But what if another server, like your main website, wants to know about that change? A webhook could be fired off, typically immediately, telling anyone who is listening that the user was just updated.
By installing Tribe webhooks app, you are able to choose one or multiple events. When any of these events happen in your community, Tribe will send a POST request which allows to use it in many different ways. Things like automatically twitting something, changing something in your CRM, or sending automated emails when those specific events have happened in your community.
Looking for some cool use-cases in Tribe communities?
Take this as an example:
Your users wants to join a group in your community to watch your course videos. Webhook takes your user's profile information and authentication data and automatically adds the subscription fee of the course to the user's account balance in your main website.
Want to learn more about Tribe webhooks app? Click here.
Our webhooks documentation is updated https://developers.tribe.so/docs/guide-for-webhooks