Using a webhook as an alert hook is a great way to manipulate the notification data any way your team prefers.

Tips for setting up a webhook

  • The webhook must reply with a 200 response code. If you need to do extra work that needs error handling, do it outside of the request handler.
  • The webhook must respond within 5 seconds.
  • If a code is returned that is not 200, the webhook will be retried up to 4 times serially. If a valid response is not returned, you may not receive the event data again.
  • The webhook is called as an HTTP POST with the event data as JSON.
  • HTTP or HTTPS protocols are supported, but HTTPS endpoints must have proper certificates installed.
  • You may need to exempt the webhook route from CSRF protection.
  • Need to verify the event payload? Just check the project token inside the data to ensure it matches your records.

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