Merge and Deliver via Webhook

Purpose

This API is used to deliver the merge documents via Webhook for custom handling by consumers.

HTTP Request URL

https://{zohoapis_domain}/writer/api/v1/documents/{{document_id}}/merge/webhook

Path Parameters

ParameterData TypeDescription
Mandatory Parameters
document_idStringSpecify a unique id for the writer document.

Body Parameters

ParameterData TypeDescription
Mandatory Parameters
output_formatStringSupported formats are pdf, pdfform and docx. Specify a format in which you would like to download the merged document.
webhook

{

"invoke_url" : <url>,

"invoke_period": "oneveryrecord/oncomplete"

}

Pass the values for invoke_url and invoke_period via this parameter as JSON.

Provide the webhook url in which the merged documents needs to be posted in invoke_url and when the merged documents needs to be posted in invoke_period.

merge_toString

Supported merge types are separatedoc and singledoc. Specify in which type you would like to merge the document.

separatedoc - If you would like to merge each record as a separate document.

singledoc- If you would like to merge all the records as a single document.

You can provide the data in any one of the below formats
merge_dataJSONObjectPass a String value through 'data' key as JSON Array.
merge_data_csv_contentFileProvide the required csv content in your API request body.
merge_data_json_contentFileProvide the required json content in your API request body.
merge_data_csv_urlurlProvide the required csv url in your API request body.
merge_data_json_url urlProvide the required json url in your API request body.
Optional Parameters
passwordStringSpecify a password if you would like to protect the merged document.
test_modeBoolean (true/false)

Using this param, you can test the Merge APIs without consuming any credit points. The output file will contain a watermark as it is used only for testing purpose.

Test mode limit: 50 merges/day for an org.

webhook

ParameterTypePossible ValuesDefault Value
invoke_urlstringURLURL
invoke_periodstring

oncomplete and oneveryrecord.

oncomplete - If you would like to post the merged documents after merging all the records.

oneveryrecord - If you would like to post the merged document of each record once done.

oncomplete

Sample Request


				curl --location --request POST "https://zohoapis.com/writer/api/v1/documents/ponazfea04477109f4681a831e7177d96bc40/merge/webhook" \
  --header "Authorization: Zoho-oauthtoken xxx.yyy.zzz" \
  --form "output_format=pdf" \
  --form "password=***" \
  --form "webhook={\"invoke_period\":\"oncomplete\",\"invoke_url\":\"https://facebook.com\"}" \
  --form "merge_to=separatedoc" \
  --form "merge_data={\"data\":[{\"name\":\"Amelia\",\"email\":\"amelia@zylker.com\"}]}"			

Sample Response


				{
    "merge_report_data_url": "http://writer.zoho.com/writer/api/v1/merge/job/0tq5n465132106580437abe99b6f56f2b0c85/data",
    "merge_report_url": "http://writer.zoho.com/writer/v1/mailmerge/job/0tq5n465132106580437abe99b6f56f2b0c85",
    "records": [
        {
	    "name": "Amelia",
            "email": "amelia@zylker.com",
            "download_link": "{url}",
            "status": "inprogress"
        }
    ],
}