GIPHY

The GIPHY modules enable you to search, upload, list, translate to word, or get a random Gif/Sticker in your GIPHY account.

Getting Started with GIPHY

Prerequisites

  • A GIPHY account

In order to use GIPHY with Make, it is necessary to have a GIPHY account. If you do not have one, you can create a GIPHY account at giphy.com/join.

Note

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting GIPHY to Make

To connect your GIPHY account to Make you need to retrieve an API Key by creating an app in the GIPHY Developers portal.

  1. Log in to your GIPHY Developers account.

  2. Click the Create an App button and the Select API option. Confirm your selection by clicking the Next Step button.

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  3. Enter the name of the app, e.g. Make and description. Confirm GIPHY API terms and click the Create App button.

  4. Copy the provided API Key.

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  5. Go to Make and open the GIPHY module's Create a connection dialog.

  6. Enter the API Key you have copied in step 4 to the respective field and click the Continue button to establish the connection.

The connection has been established. You can proceed with setting up the module.

GIF/Sticker

Searches through all Gifs and Stickers for a specified term.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

Select

Select whether you want to search in GIFs or Stickers.

Search

Enter the search query term or phrase.

Rating

Select the content rating. If you do not specify a rating, you will receive results from all possible ratings.

  • G: Content that is appropriate for all ages and people.

  • PG: Content that is generally safe for everyone, but may require parental preview before children can watch.

  • PG-13: Mild sexual innuendos, mild substance use, mild profanity, or threatening images. May include images of semi-naked people, but DOES NOT show real human genitalia or nudity.

  • R: Strong language, strong sexual innuendo, violence, and illegal drug use; not suitable for teens or younger. NO NUDITY.

Language

Select the language to filter result by the unique regional content.

Limit

Set the maximum number of GIFs or Stickers Make will return during one execution cycle.

Converts words and phrases to the perfect GIF or Sticker using GIPHY's special sauce algorithm.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

Select

Select whether you want to convert a word to the GIF or Sticker.

Search Term

Enter the word or phrase you want to convert to the gif/Sticker.

Weirdness

Enter the weirdness value from 0 to 10. The higher the value, the weirder the result.

Returns a single random GIF or Sticker related to the word or phrase entered. If no tag is specified, the GIF or Sticker returned is completely random.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

Select

Select whether you want to return the GIF or Sticker.

Tag

Enter the tag to filter results by a specified tag.

Rating

Select the content rating. If you do not specify a rating, you will receive results from all possible ratings.

  • G: Content that is appropriate for all ages and people.

  • PG: Content that is generally safe for everyone, but may require parental preview before children can watch.

  • PG-13: Mild sexual innuendos, mild substance use, mild profanity, or threatening images. May include images of semi-naked people, but DOES NOT show real human genitalia or nudity.

  • R: Strong language, strong sexual innuendo, violence, and illegal drug use; not suitable for teens or younger. NO NUDITY.

Retrieves GIF details by specified ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

Gif ID

Enter or map the ID of the gif you want to retrieve details about.

Uploads animated GIFs or video files.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

Upload a Gif

Select whether you want to upload a file from the URL or provide a file using a previous module (or manually entered data). GIPHY accepts animated GIFs or video files up to 100MB.

Source Image URL

Enter the URL of the file you want to upload.

Source File

Map the file you want to upload from the previous module (e.g. HTTP > Get a File or Google Drive > Get a file), or enter the file name and file data manually.

Username

Enter your assigned username (required for approved apps only).

Tags

Add tags to be applied to the uploaded file.

Other

Allows you to perform a custom API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your GIPHY account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.giphy.com. E.g./v1/gifs/search.

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the GIPHY API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET

to retrieve information for an entry.

POST

to create a new entry.

PUT

to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH

to make a partial entry update.

DELETE

to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns the first 10 trending GIFs:

URL:

/v1/gifs/trending

Query String:

Key

limit

Value

10

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Find the result in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > data.

In our example, 10 GIFs were returned:

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