Buy Me a Coffee

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Buy Me a Coffee API Integrations

Build and run workflows using the Buy Me a Coffee API. Use 1000s of source-available triggers and actions across 2,100+ apps. Or write custom code to integrate any app or API in seconds.

Overview

The Buy Me a Coffee API allows creators to interact programmatically with their Buy Me a Coffee account. Through Pipedream, you can automate actions such as thanking supporters, tracking donations, and posting updates. By integrating with other apps, you can extend functionalities, streamline your supporter engagement, and analyze your growth.

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    buy_me_a_coffee: {
      type: "app",
      app: "buy_me_a_coffee",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://developers.buymeacoffee.com/api/v1/subscriptions?status=active`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.buy_me_a_coffee.$auth.access_token}`,
      },
    })
  },
})

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Shopify Developer App
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Shopify is a user-friendly e-commerce platform that helps small businesses build an online store and sell online through one streamlined dashboard.
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WooCommerce is the open-source ecommerce platform for WordPress.
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Example Use Cases

  • Automated Thank-You Messages: Trigger a workflow on Pipedream whenever you receive a new support on Buy Me a Coffee. Use this trigger to send personalized thank-you emails or direct messages to your supporters via platforms like Gmail or Slack.

  • Supporter Engagement Analytics: Connect Buy Me a Coffee to Google Sheets on Pipedream. Whenever a new coffee is bought, log the details in a sheet to analyze trends, track supporter engagement, and manage financial records more efficiently.

  • Social Media Shout-Outs: Integrate Buy Me a Coffee with Twitter using Pipedream. Set up a workflow to post a public thank-you tweet tagging the supporter (with their consent) each time a new coffee is purchased, amplifying your gratitude and engagement.

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New Item Purchased from the Buy Me a Coffee API

Emit new events when a new item was purchased. See the docs

 
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Emit new events when a new member was added. See the docs

 
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Emit new events when a new supporter was added. See the docs

 
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Authentication

Buy Me a Coffee uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Buy Me a Coffee account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Buy Me a Coffee APIs in both code and no-code steps.

To connect your Buy Me a Coffee account with Pipedream, first sign in to your Buy Me a Coffee developer dashboard.

  • Generate your API token by clicking on the "generate my token" button
  • Provide a name for your token and click "generate"
  • Your token will be displayed -- copy that and paste it below