PDFMonkey

The PDFMonkey modules enable you to monitor, retrieve, or generate documents in your PDFMonkey account.

Getting Started with PDFMonkey

Prerequisites

  • A PDFMonkey account

In order to use PDFMonkey with Make, it is necessary to have a PDFMonkey account. If you do not have one, you can create a PDFMonkey account at PDFMonkey.

Note

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

Connecting PDFMonkey to Make

To connect your PDFMonkey account to Make, obtain the API Secret Key from your PDFMonkey account.

  1. Log in to your PDFMonkey account.

  2. Click your email address in the top-right corner and select the My Account option from the menu.

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  3. Click the Show my secret key link to display your API Secret Key. Copy the provided API Secret Key.

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  4. Go to Make and open the PDFMonkey module's Create a connection dialog.

  5. Enter the API Secret Key you have copied in step 3 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.

Make an API Call

Allows you to perform a custom API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your PDFMonkey account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.pdfmonkey.io/api/v1.For example: /documents.

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the PDFMonkey 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.

Example of Use - List Documents

The following API call returns all documents in your PDFMonkey account:

URL:

/documents

Method:

GET

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The result can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > documents.

In our example, 2 documents were returned:

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