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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Threads action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Feed URL
  3. Configure the Post a Thread action
    1. Connect your Threads account
    2. Configure Forum ID
    3. Configure Thread Title
    4. Configure Thread Body
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Trigger

Description:Emit new items from an RSS feed
Version:1.0.3
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

import rss from "../../app/rss.app.mjs";
import { defineSource } from "@pipedream/types";
import rssCommon from "../common/common.mjs";
export default defineSource({
    ...rssCommon,
    key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
    name: "New Item in Feed",
    description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed",
    version: "1.0.3",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
    },
    hooks: {
        async activate() {
            // Try to parse the feed one time to confirm we can fetch and parse.
            // The code will throw any errors to the user.
            await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        this.rss.sortItems(items).forEach((item) => {
            const meta = this.generateMeta(item);
            this.$emit(item, meta);
        });
    },
});

Trigger 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
RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.
timer$.interface.timer

How often you want to poll the feed for new items

Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

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Action

Description:Post a new thread to a specific forum
Version:0.0.1
Key:threads-post-thread

Action Code

const threads = require("../../threads.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "threads-post-thread",
  name: "Post a Thread",
  description: "Post a new thread to a specific forum",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    threads,
    forumID: {
      propDefinition: [
        threads,
        "forumID",
      ],
    },
    title: {
      propDefinition: [
        threads,
        "title",
      ],
    },
    body: {
      propDefinition: [
        threads,
        "body",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const {
      forumID,
      title,
      body,
    } = this;
    return await this.threads.postThread({
      forumID,
      title,
      body,
    });
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
ThreadsthreadsappThis component uses the Threads app.
Forum IDforumIDinteger

The ID of the forum you want to post to. Navigate to your forum on the Threads website. The URL will be threads.com/${forum_id}

Thread Titletitlestring

The title of your thread (max 60 characters)

Thread Bodybodystring

The body of your thread. Supports Markdown

Action Authentication

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

Visit your Integrations settings in your Threads account, and create a new API key in the API Keys section.

About Threads

Threads is a modern forum for work where focused discussions and decisions take place.