The /dropbox/import Robot
We are happy to import from whatever storage solution suits you best.
/dropbox/import Robot imports whole directories of files from your Dropbox.
||(required) String / Array of Strings||
GeneralSpecifies which Step(s) to use as the input to this Robot.
Special Step namesA special Step name is
Providing several Steps as inputYou can add arrays to
Step bundlingSome Robots can gather several Step results for a single invocation. For example, the /file/compress Robot would normally create one Zip file for each file passed to it. If you'd set
This is a crucial parameter for the /video/adaptive Robot, otherwise you'll generate 1 playlist for each viewing quality.
Keep in mind that all input Steps must be present in your Template. If one of them is missing, no result is generated because the Robot waits indefinitely for all input Steps to be finished.
Group by originalSticking with the /file/compress Robot example, you can set
DemoSee a demo for the
||(required) String||Please create your associated Template Credentials in your Transloadit account and use the name
of your Template Credentials as this parameter's value.
They will contain the values for your access token. Please create your dropbox access token here.
While we recommend to use Template Credentials at all times, some use cases demand dynamic credentials for which using
Template Credentials with their static nature is too unwieldy. If you have this requirement, feel free to use the following
||(required) String / Array of Strings||The path in your dropbox to the specific file or directory. If the path points to a file, only this file will be imported. For example:
||Possible array members are
Our /dropbox/import Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case. Here are a few example scenarios that you can try live on our website:
Blog posts about the /dropbox/import Robot
We wrote the following posts about the /dropbox/import Robot on our blog:
- Re-loadit: the /dropbox/import Robot January 28, 2019
Did you know?
You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.