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Webhooks are a powerful way to regularly deliver your data to your servers or third-party services like S3, Dropbox, or Google sheets through products like Zapier. Webhooks deliver data to a HTTPS URI with your data and some meta-information as JSON. Looker requires your server or service of choice to present a valid HTTPS certificate before sending data. Here we document what the Webhook payload looks like. Before reading this document, you may want to confer with Scheduling Looks and Dashboards Using Webhooks (3.46+) for information about how to setup webhook delivery from Looker. Formats Looker supports various formats for representing the data in your Look or Dashboard. When scheduling a Look to send its data via Webhook, we support sending data in the following formats: CSV TXT JSON (“inline” and as a JSON string) HTML Excel When scheduling a Dashboard to send its data via webhook, support sending data as a PDF. We will likely add more formats for both Looks and dashboards soon
Looker webhooks are an excellent way to ferry data from Looker to servers or services. For example, by writing a small server or by using a service like Zapier, a scheduled webhook can be used to move a Look’s data to Google Sheets, Amazon S3, Dropbox, an SMS, and other destinations. Here are the steps to schedule a Look or Dashboard for webhooks. Note that before you begin, your Looker user must have the send_outgoing_webhook or admin permission. Get the URL for the webhook In Looker, schedule the dashboard or Look, using the webhook In the web service, specify the webhook’s destination application Handle any configuration needed for the destination application Documentation for the payload sent to your server or service is documented in this Discourse article: Webhook Payload Description. Read this article to understand the overall procedure and focus on the Looker-side steps for using a webhook to schedule delivering Looks or dashboards. 1. Get the URL for the Webhook Leaving L
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