Create a custom request

Create a custom request

  • On the home screen, click
  • For the Application, select Custom.
  • Enter the request URL. For example, enter the following URL to fetch a list of crypto prices from the CoinGecko API.
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https://api.coingecko.com/api/v3/coins/markets?vs_currency=usd
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  • Select the Output Table and View. By default, this is set to your current table and view.

Run the request

When you run requests in Data Fetcher, the response data is transformed to Airtable fields and records. The response field mapping determines which fields from the API response are imported and how they are mapped to your output table. The response data transformation determines how nested arrays in the API response are handled.
  • Click
  • If it is the first time you have run the request, you will need to create the response field mapping. A modal will open where you can do this, then click
    on the modal.
  • You will see then see a loading modal, followed by the output table and view being updated with the response data.

Save the request

  • Click
  • You will see a message confirming the request was saved.