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Create Project with Todoist API

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Create a workflow to Create Project with the Todoist API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Project action
    1. Connect your Todoist account
    2. Configure Name
    3. Optional- Select a Project
    4. Optional- Select a Color
    5. Optional- Configure Favorite
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Create Project on Todoist
Description:Creates a project. [See the docs here](https://developer.todoist.com/rest/v1/#create-a-new-project)


import todoist from "../../todoist.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "todoist-create-project",
  name: "Create Project",
  description: "Creates a project. [See the docs here](https://developer.todoist.com/rest/v1/#create-a-new-project)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    name: {
      propDefinition: [
    parent: {
      propDefinition: [
      description: "Optional parent project",
    color: {
      propDefinition: [
    favorite: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run ({ $ }) {
    const {
    } = this;
    const data = {
      parent_id: parent,
    const resp = await this.todoist.createProject({
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully created project");
    return resp;


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.
TodoisttodoistappThis component uses the Todoist app.

Enter the new name

ProjectparentintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
ColorcolorintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Berry Red", "value": 30 }{ "label": "Red", "value": 31 }{ "label": "Orange", "value": 32 }{ "label": "Yellow", "value": 33 }{ "label": "Olive Green", "value": 34 }{ "label": "Lime Green", "value": 35 }{ "label": "Green", "value": 36 }{ "label": "Mint Green", "value": 37 }{ "label": "Teal", "value": 38 }{ "label": "Sky Blue", "value": 39 }{ "label": "Light Blue", "value": 40 }{ "label": "Blue", "value": 41 }{ "label": "Grape", "value": 42 }{ "label": "Violet", "value": 43 }{ "label": "Lavender", "value": 44 }{ "label": "Magenta", "value": 45 }{ "label": "Salmon", "value": 46 }{ "label": "Charcoal", "value": 47 }{ "label": "Grey", "value": 48 }{ "label": "Taupe", "value": 49 }

Whether this is a favorite


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

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


About Todoist

The to do list to organize work & life