Webhooks are a form of push notifications, triggered by a defined action, and upon triggering will submit a HTTP POST to a provided URL.
Commonly webhooks allow developers to choose the action, URL and fields associated with the webhook push. Once triggered a webhook will pass all associated fields to the developers provided URL, where they can handle the HTTP POST, and process field values.
Webhooks are a great way for your reduce polling on an API, pushing data to API developers only when the action is triggered. Webhooks make the API a two-way street, not just allowing developers to pull data from your platform, but also receive data in real-time as events occur.
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