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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Segment 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 Record page views on your website action
    1. Connect your Segment account
    2. Optional- Configure Anonymous ID
    3. Optional- Configure Context
    4. Optional- Configure Integrations
    5. Optional- Configure Page Name
    6. Optional- Configure Page Properties
    7. Optional- Configure Timestamp
    8. Optional- Configure User ID
  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:1.0.5
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: "1.0.5",
    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.

About RSS

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Action

Description:The page method lets you record page views on your website, along with optional extra information about the page being viewed (note requires userId or anonymousId). See the docs [here](https://segment.com/docs/connections/sources/catalog/libraries/server/http-api/#page)
Version:0.2.3
Key:segment-page

Action Code

import segmentApp from "../../segment.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "segment-page",
  name: "Record page views on your website",
  description: "The page method lets you record page views on your website, along with optional extra information about the page being viewed (note requires userId or anonymousId). See the docs [here](https://segment.com/docs/connections/sources/catalog/libraries/server/http-api/#page)",
  version: "0.2.3",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    segmentApp,
    anonymousId: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "anonymousId",
      ],
    },
    context: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "context",
      ],
    },
    integrations: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "integrations",
      ],
    },
    label: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Page Name",
      description: "Name of the page",
      optional: true,
    },
    properties: {
      type: "object",
      label: "Page Properties",
      description: "Free-form dictionary of properties of the page, like url and referrer",
      optional: true,
    },
    timestamp: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "timestamp",
      ],
    },
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "userId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    return this.segmentApp.page({
      $,
      data: {
        anonymousId: this.anonymousId,
        context: this.context,
        integrations: this.integrations,
        label: this.name,
        properties: this.properties,
        timestamp: this.timestamp,
        userId: this.userId,
      },
    });
  },
};

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
SegmentsegmentAppappThis component uses the Segment app.
Anonymous IDanonymousIdstring

A pseudo-unique substitute for a User ID, for cases when you don't have an absolutely unique identifier. A User ID or an Anonymous ID is required.

Contextcontextobject

Dictionary of extra information that provides useful context about a message, but is not directly related to the API call like ip address or locale

Integrationsintegrationsobject

Dictionary of destinations to either enable or disable

Page Namelabelstring

Name of the page

Page Propertiespropertiesobject

Free-form dictionary of properties of the page, like url and referrer

Timestamptimestampstring

Timestamp when the message itself took place, defaulted to the current time by the Segment Tracking API. It is an ISO-8601 date string. For example, 2022-04-08T17:32:11.318Z

User IDuserIdstring

Unique identifier for the user in your database., A User ID or an Anonymous ID is required.

Action Authentication

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

Segment's Config API is accessed programmatically using access tokens. Create access tokens via the Access Management page in your account: https://app.segment.com/{your-workspace-name}/settings/access-management. See Authentication for more details.

About Segment

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