Export Feeds: HTTP Request
This module extends the functionality of the module Export Feeds and enables you to automate export process by storing your exported files to a certain location on any server by utilizng HTTP.
Note that you will still need
Export Feedsmodule to be installed.
Creating HTTP Request feed
To create export feed using HTTP Request select
HTTP Request as a
Type. You may need to adjust
Maximum Number of Records per Iteration * option or leave it default. Then proceed as normal up to
FEED SETTINGS tab.
FEED SETTINGS tab
Select a format you want data to be exported in. Ypu can use CSV, XLS, JSON or XML. For JSON or XML there is a
Template to be set. After that fill the required fields.
Method *– select request method
Connection– select established connections or create a new one
URL *– select url where request will go. For some goals you may need dynamic URLs. To do this first adjust
Maximum Number of Records per Iteration *to 1. It will make feed to do separate job for each record. Then write a dynamic URL here.
Here you can select established connections or create a new one. Use name,
Port to locate it and
Password (of your database) for the system to get access to it.