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Shift4 API Integrations

Build and run workflows using the Shift4 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 Shift4 API provides robust payment processing capabilities, enabling secure transactions for various business needs. On Pipedream, you can leverage this API to create automated workflows that respond to events, handle payments, and sync transaction data with other services. By integrating Shift4 with Pipedream, you unlock a realm of possibilities for automating payment operations, analyzing sales data, and improving customer experiences with real-time actions.

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    shift4: {
      type: "app",
      app: "shift4",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://api.shift4.com/charges`,
      auth: {
        username: `${this.shift4.$auth.api_key_secret}`,
        password: ``,
      },
    })
  },
})

Choose an API to Connect with Shift4 API

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HTTP / Webhook
HTTP / Webhook
Get a unique URL where you can send HTTP or webhook requests
Node
Node
Anything you can do with Node.js, you can do in a Pipedream workflow. This includes using most of npm's 400,000+ packages.
Python
Python
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OpenAI (ChatGPT)
OpenAI (ChatGPT)
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Salesforce
Salesforce
Web services API for interacting with Salesforce
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HubSpot
HubSpot
HubSpot's CRM platform contains the marketing, sales, service, operations, and website-building software you need to grow your business.
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Zoho CRM
Zoho CRM
Zoho CRM is an online Sales CRM software that manages your sales, marketing, and support in one CRM platform.
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Stripe
Stripe
Stripe powers online and in-person payment processing and financial solutions for businesses of all sizes.
Shopify Developer App
Shopify Developer App
Shopify is a user-friendly e-commerce platform that helps small businesses build an online store and sell online through one streamlined dashboard.
Premium
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
WooCommerce is the open-source ecommerce platform for WordPress.
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Snowflake
Snowflake
A data warehouse built for the cloud
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MongoDB
MongoDB
MongoDB is an open source NoSQL database management program.
Supabase
Supabase
Supabase is an open source Firebase alternative.
MySQL
MySQL
MySQL is an open-source relational database management system.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is a free and open-source relational database management system emphasizing extensibility and SQL compliance.
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AWS
AWS
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services.
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Twilio SendGrid
Twilio SendGrid
Send marketing and transactional email through the Twilio SendGrid platform with the Email API, proprietary mail transfer agent, and infrastructure for scalable delivery.
Amazon SES
Amazon SES
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Klaviyo
Klaviyo
Email Marketing and SMS Marketing Platform
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Zendesk
Zendesk
Zendesk is award-winning customer service software trusted by 200K+ customers. Make customers happy via text, mobile, phone, email, live chat, social media.
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ServiceNow
ServiceNow
The smarter way to workflow
Notion
Notion
Notion is a new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team.
Slack
Slack
Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams
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Example Use Cases

  • Automate Payment Confirmation Emails: Once a payment is processed via Shift4, trigger a workflow in Pipedream to send a tailored confirmation email to the customer. This could integrate with email services like SendGrid or Mailgun to ensure prompt communication.

  • Sync Payments with Accounting Software: After a transaction is completed, use Pipedream to automatically record the payment details in accounting software such as QuickBooks or Xero, facilitating real-time financial reporting and simplifying bookkeeping processes.

  • Monitor and Alert for Failed Transactions: Set up a Pipedream workflow that listens for failed payment events from Shift4. When a failure is detected, the workflow can instantly notify your support team via apps like Slack or PagerDuty, allowing for rapid response to resolve customer issues.

Create Token with Shift4 API on New Requests from HTTP / Webhook API
HTTP / Webhook + Shift4
 
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Add Single Row with Google Sheets API on New Customer from Shift4 API
Shift4 + Google Sheets
 
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Create Token with Shift4 API on New Item in Feed from RSS API
RSS + Shift4
 
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Create Plan with Shift4 API on New Message (Instant) from Discord API
Discord + Shift4
 
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Create Token with Shift4 API on New Message In Channels (Instant) from Slack API
Slack + Shift4
 
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New Charge from the Shift4 API

Emit new event when a new charge is successfully created.

 
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New Charge Updated from the Shift4 API

Emit new event when a charge object is updated.

 
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New Customer from the Shift4 API

Emit new event when a new customer is created.

 
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Create Charge with the Shift4 API

Creates a new charge object. See the documentation

 
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Create Customer with the Shift4 API

Creates a new customer object. See the documentation

 
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Create Plan with the Shift4 API

Creates a new plan object. See the documentation

 
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Create Token with the Shift4 API

Creates a new token object. See the documentation

 
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Authentication

Shift4 uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Shift4 account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Shift4 APIs in both code and no-code steps.

To retrieve your API keys,

  • Navigate to your Shift4 account and sign in
  • Click the dropdown on the top right
  • Go to “Account Settings” > “API keys”