Beamer

The Beamer modules allow you to watch, create, update, search, and delete the posts in your Beamer account.

Getting Started with Beamer

Prerequisites

  • A Beamer account

In order to use Beamer with Integromat, it is necessary to have a Beamer account. If you do not have one, you can create a Beamer account at app.getbeamer.com/signup.

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

Connecting to Beamer to Integromat

To connect your Beamer account to Integromat you need to obtain the API Key from your Beamer account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Integromat module.

1. Log in to your Beamer account.

2. Click Settings > API.

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3. Copy the API key to your clipboard.

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4. Go to Integromat and open the Beamer module's Create a connection dialog.

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5. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

6. In the API Key field, enter the API key copied in step 3, and click Continue.

The connection has been established.

Post

Watch Posts

Triggers when a new post is created.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Limit Set the maximum number of posts Integromat should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Search Posts

Search Posts.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Date From Enter a date to search the posts created on or after the specified date.
Date To Enter a date to search the posts created on or before the specified date.
Language Select the language to search the posts in the specified language.
Category Select the category to search the posts of the specified category.
Published Select whether you want to search the published posts.
Archived Select whether you want to search the archived posts.
User First Name Enter the user's first name whose posts you want to search.
User Last Name Enter the user's last name whose posts you want to search.
User Email Enter the user's email address whose posts you want to search.
Expired Select whether you want to search the expired posts.
Filter By User ID Select whether you want to search only single-user posts. Available only on the enterprise plan.
Filter Enter the filter name to search the posts based on the specified segmentation filter. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
User ID Select the User ID to search the post related to the selected user. 

Get a Post

Retrieves an existing post by its ID.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Post ID Select the Post ID whose details you want to retrieve.

Create a Post

Creates a new post. Multiple translations are only available on the Startup plan ( and up).

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Title Add a title for the post. You can add multiple titles to the post.
Content Add the content for the post. You can add multiple contents to the post.
Category Select the category for the post:
  • New
  • Improvement
  • Fix
  • Coming Soon
  • Announcement
  • Other
Publish Select the checkbox to publish this post or save it as a draft.
Archive Select the checkbox to archive this post.
Show in Widget Select the checkbox for this post to show up in the embedded feed.
Show in Standalone Select the checkbox for this post to show up in the standalone feed.
Boosted Announcement Select the boosted announcement type for the post. For example, Top-bar, Pop-up.
Link URL Enter the URL address where users will be redirected to if they click the header of the post or the link shown at the bottom of it.
Link Text Enter the link text shown in the link of this post.
User Email Enter the email address of the user publishing this post.
Link in New Window Select the checkbox to open the post in the new window when clicked.
Pinned Select the checkbox to pin the post.
Date Enter the date on which the post is published in ISO-8601 format. For example, 2021-12-31T00:00:00Z.
Due Date Enter the date on which the post expires in ISO-8601 format. For example, 2021-12-31T00:00:00Z.
Language Select the language for the post.
Filter Enter the filter name to search the posts based on the specified segmentation filter. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Filter User ID Select the User ID to filter the post related to the selected user.  Available only for the enterprise plan.
Filter URL Enter the URL address where this post is available. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Feedback Select the checkbox to enable the user feedback option for the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Reactions Select the checkbox to enable the reaction for the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Social Share Select the checkbox to enable the social media share option for the users to share this post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Auto Open Select the checkbox to have the post automatically open the Beamer's sidebar the first time the user gets it. (This option is deprecated now). Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Send Push Notifications Select the checkbox to send a notification to all the subscribers about the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).

Update a Post

Updates an existing post by its ID.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Post ID Select the Post ID whose details you want to update.
Title Add a title for the post. You can add multiple titles to the post.
Content Add the content for the post. You can add multiple contents to the post.
Category Select the category for the post:
  • New
  • Improvement
  • Fix
  • Coming Soon
  • Announcement
  • Other
Publish Select the checkbox to publish this post or save it as a draft.
Archive Select the checkbox to archive this post.
Show in Widget Select the checkbox for this post to show up in the embedded feed.
Show in Standalone Select the checkbox for this post to show up in the standalone feed.
Boosted Announcement Select the boosted announcement type for the post. For example, Top-bar, Pop-up.
Link URL Enter the URL address where users will be redirected to if they click the header of the post or the link shown at the bottom of it.
Link Text Enter the link text shown in the link of this post.
User Email Enter the email address of the user publishing this post.
Link in New Window Select the checkbox to open the post in the new window when clicked.
Pinned Select the checkbox to pin the post.
Date Enter the date on which the post is published in ISO-8601 format. For example, 2021-12-31T00:00:00Z.
Due Date Enter the date on which the post expires in ISO-8601 format. For example, 2021-12-31T00:00:00Z.
Language Select the language for the post.
Filter Enter the filter name to search the posts based on the specified segmentation filter. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Filter User ID Select the User ID to filter the post related to the selected user.  Available only for the enterprise plan.
Filter URL Enter the URL address where this post is available. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Feedback Select the checkbox to enable the user feedback option for the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Reactions Select the checkbox to enable the reaction for the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Enable Social Share Select the checkbox to enable the social media share option for the users to share this post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).
Auto Open Select the checkbox to have the post automatically open the Beamer's sidebar the first time the user gets it. (This option is deprecated now). 
Send Push Notifications Select the checkbox to send a notification to all the subscribers about the post. Available only on the pro plan (and up).

Delete a Post

Deletes an existing post.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
Post ID Select the Post ID you want to delete.

Other

Make an API Call

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection Establish a connection to your Beamer account.
URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.getbeamer.com/. For example: v0/ping

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Beamer 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 Posts

The following API call returns all the posts from your Beamer account:

URL:
v0/posts

Method:
GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body
In our example, 2 posts were returned:

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