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Dropbox API Integrations

Build and run workflows using the Dropbox API. Use 1000s of open source triggers and actions across 900+ apps. Or write custom code to integrate any app or API in seconds.

Overview

With the Dropbox API, you can build a variety of applications that range from
simple file sharing to complex content management systems. Some examples of
what you can build using the Dropbox API include:

  • A file sharing application that allows users to share and sync files across
    devices
  • A content management system that allows users to manage and share files and
    folders
  • A note taking application that allows users to sync notes across devices
  • A task management application that allows users to manage and share tasks and
    files
  • A document management application that allows users to manage and share
    documents and files
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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    dropbox: {
      type: "app",
      app: "dropbox",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    const data = {
      "account_id": `${this.dropbox.$auth.oauth_uid}`,
    }
    return await axios($, {
      method: "post",
      url: `https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_account`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.dropbox.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
      },
      data,
    })
  },
})
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New File from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a new file is added to your account or a specific folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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New or Modified File or Folder from the Dropbox API

Emits an event when a file or folder is added or modified. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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New Folder from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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New or Modified File or Folder from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a file or folder is added or modified. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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Create a Text File with the Dropbox API

Creates a brand new text file from plain text content you specify. See docs here

 
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Create folder with the Dropbox API

Create a folder. See docs here

 
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Create or Append to a Text File with the Dropbox API

Adds a new line to an existing text file, or creates a file if it doesn't exist. See docs here

 
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Create/Update a Share Link with the Dropbox API

Creates or updates a public share link to the file or folder (It allows to share the file or folder with anyone). See docs here

 
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Delete a File/Folder with the Dropbox API

Permanently removes a file/folder from the server. See docs here

 
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Authentication

Dropbox uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Dropbox account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Dropbox and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Dropbox API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

OAuth Request Configurations:
  1. authorization
    GEThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&redirect_uri={{oauth.redirect_uri}}&state={{oauth.state}}&response_type=code&scope={{oauth.space_separated_scopes}}&token_access_type=offline
  2. accessToken
    POSThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/tokencontent-type: application/x-www-form-urlencodedaccept: application/json
    client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&client_secret={{oauth.client_secret}}&redirect_uri={{oauth.redirect_uri}}&grant_type=authorization_code&code={{oauth.code}}
  3. refreshToken
    POSThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/tokencontent-type: application/x-www-form-urlencodedaccept: application/json
    client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&client_secret={{oauth.client_secret}}&grant_type=refresh_token&refresh_token={{oauth.refresh_token}}

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