One of the more regular questions our customer support team receives is if Pin Payments integrates with a particular software product their business is using. We do our best to be compatible with the most common products our customers are using, but there are times that an integration isn’t possible.
A recent feature we’ve made available to all Pin Payments customers is Webhooks. Webhooks is an industry standard for sending a notification when an event has occurred in an application. For example, you can be notified whenever a successful charge has been processed by your Pin Payments account.
Zapier is an online automation tool that connects your favorite apps, such as Gmail, Xero, Trello, and over 750 more. It allows you to connect two or more apps to automate repetitive tasks (which they call ‘Zaps’) without coding or relying on developers to build the integration. Because Zapier supports webhooks as a trigger, every Pin Payments customer now has the ability to use their Pin Payments account with any of the 750+ apps that Zapier connects to.
Some examples where you could take advantage of this include:
- Create a sales invoice in Xero when a customer successfully pays.
- Add a customer’s email address to a Mailchimp campaign when a Customer record is created in your Pin Payments account.
- Send yourself an email when a customer’s attempt to pay fails.
- Display your sales data on a Geckoboard dashboard.
The list of events that webhooks supports can be found on our website here — https://pinpayments.com/developers/api-reference/events.
We’d love to hear how you’re making make use of this feature in your business, or if you need some help from us in getting started.