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||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:
||There might be an error coming up when trying to extract meta data from your imported files. This happens for files that are zero bytes big for example. Setting this to
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, and the required Assembly Instructions to implement them.
You can also try demos of these examples right here, live on our website.
Blog posts about our /dropbox/import Robot
Over the years, we wrote the following posts about our /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.