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Trigger a workflow on New Saved Post by User with Reddit API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Saved Post by User trigger
    1. Connect your Reddit account
    2. Configure Polling schedule
    3. Configure Username
    4. Optional- Select a Time filter
    5. Optional- Configure Include subreddit details?
  2. Add steps to connect to 1200+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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New Saved Post by User on Reddit
Description:Emit new event each time a user saves a post.


import common from "../common.mjs";
const { reddit } = common.props;

export default {
  type: "source",
  key: "reddit-new-saved-post-by-user",
  name: "New Saved Post by User",
  description: "Emit new event each time a user saves a post.",
  version: "0.1.0",
  props: {
    username: {
      propDefinition: [
    timeFilter: {
      propDefinition: [
    includeSubredditDetails: {
      propDefinition: [
  methods: {
    async fetchData(before) {
      const res = await this.reddit.getNewSavedPosts(
      const { children: posts = [] } = res.data;
      if (posts.length === 0) {
        return [];
      const { name: newBefore = this._getBefore() } = posts[0].data;
      return posts;
    generateEventMetadata(redditEvent) {
      return {
        id: redditEvent.data.name,
        summary: redditEvent.data.title,
        ts: redditEvent.data.created,
    async isBeforeValid(before) {
      // verify this post is still saved by user
      const { data } = await this.reddit.getSubredditByName(before);
      const isSaved = data?.children[0]?.data?.saved;
      return isSaved;
  async run() {
    let redditPosts;
    const {
      cache: previousEmittedEvents,
    } = await this.validateBefore(this._getCache(),
    do {
      redditPosts = await this.fetchData(this._getBefore());
      if (redditPosts.length == 0) {
        console.log("All data fetched");

      redditPosts.reverse().forEach((event) => {
        if (!previousEmittedEvents[event.data.name]) {
          previousEmittedEvents[event.data.name] = true;

    } while (redditPosts);


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
RedditredditappThis component uses the Reddit app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Polling scheduletimer$.interface.timer

Pipedream polls Reddit for events on this schedule.


The username you'd like to watch.

Time filtertimeFilterstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:hourdayweekmonthyearall
Include subreddit details?includeSubredditDetailsboolean

If set to true, subreddit details will be expanded/included.


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

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


About Reddit

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