Todoist

Getting Started with Todoist

The Todoist modules allow you to monitor, create, update, list, and delete projects, labels, tasks, comments, and more in your Todoist account.

Prerequisites

  • A Todoist account

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

Connecting Todoist to Make

To connect Todoist to Make you must connect your Todoist account to Make. To do so, follow the general instructions for Connecting to services.

After you click the Continue button, Make will redirect you to the Todoist website where you will be prompted to grant Make access to your account.

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Confirm the dialog by clicking the Agree button.

Events

Triggers when a defined project, task, or comment action is performed.

Webhook name

Enter the name for the webhook. E.g. Task added.

Account

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Group

Select whether you want to watch for task, project, or comment events.

Watch events

Select Todoist events that trigger the Make New Event module.

Projects

Retrieves projects from your Todoist account.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of projects Make will return during one execution cycle.

Retrieves project details.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Project ID

Enter (map) the Project ID of the project you want to retrieve information about.

Creates a new project.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Some modules may need you to extend your permissions. Click on the Continue button and then on the Agreebutton to extend permissions.

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Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Name

Enter the name for the new project.

Parent project

Select the parent project if you don't want to create a root project.

Updates a project.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Project ID

Enter (map) the project ID of the project you want to change.

Please find the field descriptions in the Create a Project section above.

Deletes a project.

Required Permissions: project:delete

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Project ID

Enter (map) the project ID of the project you want to delete.

Labels

List Labels

Retrieves labels from your Todoist account.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of labels Make will return during one execution cycle.

Get a Label

Retrieves information about a label.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Label ID

Enter (map) the Label ID of the label you want to retrieve information about.

Create a Label

Creates a label.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Name

Enter a name for the new label.

Update a Label

Changes the name of the label.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Label ID

Enter (map) the label ID of the label you want to edit.

Name

Enter a new name for the label.

Delete a Label

Deletes a label.

Required Permissions: data:delete

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Label ID

Enter (map) the Label ID of the label you want to delete.

Tasks

List Uncompleted Tasks

Lists all uncompleted tasks.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Query

Enter a keyword or phrase to list the tasks that match the specified tasks.

Project

Select or map the project whose incomplete tasks you want to list.

Limit

Set the maximum number of tasks Make should return during one execution cycle.

Get a Task

Retrieves details about a specified task.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to retrieve information about.

Create a Task

Creates a new task.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Content

Enter the task content.

Project

Select the project or map the task ID. If not set, the task is put into the user’s Inbox.

Labels

Select the labels you want to associate with the task.

Due date

Date

Enter the date in YYYY-MM-DD format or YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.

Human-readable representation of due date

What you type:

What Todoist understands:

today

Today (tod also works)

tomorrow

Tomorrow (tom also works)

next week

The next Monday by default (this can be changed in your Settings)

next month

1st day of the next month

jan 27

Jan 27 (27 jan, 27/1 also works)

01/27/2016

January 27, 2016 (27/01/2016, 2016/01/27, 2016-01-27 also work)

27th

27th day of the current month

mid January

January 15th

end of month

Last day of the current month

today at 10

Today at 10am

tomorrow at 16:00

Tomorrow at 4pm

Fri @ 7pm

Friday at 7pm (Friday @ 7pm, Fri at 7pm, Fri at 19:00 also work)

6pm

Today at 6pm (unless 6pm has passed, in which case tomorrow)

in 5 days

5 days from today (+5 days also works)

in 3 weeks

3 weeks from today

in 2 hours

2 hours from now

Is recurring

Select whether the task should be set as recurring.

Priority

Select the task priority.

Parent ID

Enter the ID of the parent task. Leave the field empty for root tasks.

Responsible

Select the user who is responsible for accomplishing the current task.

This works for shared projects only.

Assigned by

Select the user who has assigned this task.

This works for shared projects only.

Auto reminder

When this option is enabled, the default reminder will be added to the task if it has a due date with a time set.

Update a Task

Edits a specified task.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to update.

Please find the descriptions of the fields in the Create a Task section above.

Delete a Task

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to delete.

Complete a Task

Completes a task and all its descendants.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to set as complete.

Date completed

Enter the date of completion of the task (in UTC). If left empty, the server will set the value to the current time. The list of supported date and time formats.

Uncomplete a Task

Uncompletes an unarchived task and all its ancestors.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to set as uncomplete.

Move a Task

Move a task to a different location.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the Task ID of the task you want to move.

Project

Enter (map) the target location.

Parent ID

Enter the ID of the destination parent task.

Comments

List Project Comments

Returns all project comments.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Project

Select the project you want to list comments from.

Limit

Set the maximum number of comments Make will return during one execution cycle.

List Task Comments

Returns all of the comments for a task.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task

Select the task you want to list comments from.

Limit

Set the maximum number of tasks Make will return during one execution cycle.

Get a Project Comment

Retrieves the details of a project comment.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Comment ID

Enter (map) the ID of the comment you want to retrieve information about.

Get a Task Comment

Retrieves the details of a task comment.

Required Permissions: data:read

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Comment ID

Enter (map) the ID of the comment you want to retrieve information about.

Create a Task Comment

Adds a comment to a task.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Task ID

Enter (map) the ID of the task you want to add the comment to.

Content

Enter the text content of the comment.

File Attachment

  • File URL: Enter the URL of the file you want to attach to the comment.

  • File name: Enter the file name.

Users to notify

Select users who will be notified when the comment is added.

Create a Project Comment

Adds a comment to the project.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Project

Select the project you want to add a comment to.

Content

Enter the text content of the comment.

File Attachment

Map the field values using the Upload a File module.

  • File URL: Enter the URL of the file you want to attach to the comment.

  • File name: Enter the file name.

Update a Comment

Changes the content of the comment.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Comment ID

Enter (map) the ID of the comment you want to update.

Content

Enter the new text for the comment.

File Attachment

Map the field values using the Upload a File module.

  • File URL: Enter the URL of the file you want to attach to the comment.

  • File name: Enter the file name.

Delete a Comment

Deletes a comment.

Required Permissions: data:delete

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Comment ID

Enter (map) the ID of the comment you want to delete.

Other

Upload a File

Allows you to upload a file with the Create a Task Comment and/or the Create a Project Comment modules.

Required Permissions: data:read_write

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

Source File

Map the file using the previous module (e.g. Dropbox > Get a File), or enter a file name and data manually.

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Get Stats

Retrieves productivity stats.

Required Permissions: data:read

Make an API Call

Allows you to perform a custom API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Todoist account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.todoist.com/ (e.g. /rest/v1/tasks or /sync/v8/sync)

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Todoist REST API Documentation or Todoist Sync 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 - Get Active Tasks

The following API call returns the list of all active tasks in your Todoist account:

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body.

In our example, 3 active tasks were returned:

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