Zapier is a no-code solution that allows fast integration with thousands of applications. Each automation created at Zapier is called a "Zap" and has a trigger (to kick off the automation) and an action (the thing that is done after the trigger).

For example, a trigger might be "When a new encoding has been created at" and the action would be to "share the playback link on Twitter." So now, whenever a new encoding is created, the zap will fire and automatically tweet the link to your followers.

The integration features both triggers and actions, which we will outline here:


A Zapier Trigger is an event that kicks off an automation process. There are 5 Triggers in the integration:

Non instant:

  • New Video Created: A new videoId has been created.
  • New Live Stream Created: A new LiveStreamId has been created.


  • Live stream started: The live stream broadcast has started.
  • Live stream ended: The live stream broadcast has ended.
  • Video encoding completed: Triggers when a specified encoding (based on size of the video) has been encoded and is ready to play.
  • All live events: Three triggers in one endpoint: broadcast started, stopped and when the specified recording is ready for playback.


  • Create Video: Will create a video at when triggered.

The following pages will describe each of the Zapier triggers and actions in greater detail.

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