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

  1. Configure the Create Contact action
    1. Connect your Zoho Inventory account
    2. Select a Organization
    3. Configure Contact Name
    4. Optional- Select a Contact Type
    5. Optional- Configure Email Address
    6. Optional- Configure Phone Number
    7. Optional- Configure Website
  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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Details

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Create Contact on Zoho Inventory
Description:Create a new contact in Zoho Inventory. [See the docs here](https://www.zoho.com/inventory/api/v1/contacts/#create-a-contact)
Version:0.0.1
Key:zoho_inventory-create-contact

Code

import zohoInventory from "../../zoho_inventory.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "zoho_inventory-create-contact",
  name: "Create Contact",
  description: "Create a new contact in Zoho Inventory. [See the docs here](https://www.zoho.com/inventory/api/v1/contacts/#create-a-contact)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    zohoInventory,
    organization: {
      propDefinition: [
        zohoInventory,
        "organization",
      ],
    },
    name: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Contact Name",
      description: "Name of the contact. This can be the name of an organization or the name of an individual",
    },
    type: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Contact Type",
      description: "Type of the contact",
      options: [
        "customer",
        "vendor",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    email: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Email Address",
      description: "Email address of the contact",
      optional: true,
    },
    phone: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Phone Number",
      description: "Phone number of the contact",
      optional: true,
    },
    website: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Website",
      description: "Website of the contact",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const params = {
      organization_id: this.organization,
    };
    const data = {
      contact_name: this.name,
      contact_type: this.type,
      website: this.website,
      contact_persons: [
        {
          email: this.email,
          phone: this.phone,
        },
      ],
    };
    const response = await this.zohoInventory.createContact({
      params,
      data,
      $,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created contact ${this.name}`);
    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

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.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Zoho InventoryzohoInventoryappThis component uses the Zoho Inventory app.
OrganizationorganizationstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Contact Namenamestring

Name of the contact. This can be the name of an organization or the name of an individual

Contact TypetypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:customervendor
Email Addressemailstring

Email address of the contact

Phone Numberphonestring

Phone number of the contact

Websitewebsitestring

Website of the contact

Authentication

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

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

ZohoInventory.settings.READZohoinventory.FullAccess.all

About Zoho Inventory

Inventory Management | Online Inventory Software

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