Also called HTTP push API or web callback, webhooks is an app that provides application with real-time information. It delivers data to other applications in exchange for data. Webhooks also has the capacity to augment or even alter the behavior of web apps and web pages using callbacks.
Webhooks are tricky to set up but very important for online entrepreneurs. They are used in sending email receipts to clients and they are also used for payment or cancelation notifications. You can run your own webhook notification system by using Webhooks by Zapier.
Webhooks support different serialization formats like JSON, XML and form-encoded. Most webhook apps support only one serialization thus making it difficult for web developers to deal with other formats. However, Webhooks by Zapier is able to handle all three just fine so you don’t have to worry about not getting notifications for any unsupported formats.
Since webhooks are challenging to install, it is important that you have the right guide so that you can use it well. Fortunately, Webhooks by Zapier also provide tutorials for users so that they can mitigate the bugs, inspect requests and also catch webhooks using the three types of serialization format. Zapier ensures that webhooks are easy to setup and maintain.