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Trouble sending raw API requests to Discord

  • 27 February 2024
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I am trying to create a custom action using the Zapier custom actions feature available at https://zapier.com/app/extensions/actions?selected_api=DiscordCLIAPI@1.14.0

I used the AI-generated API request with the prompt "send a discord embed," which uses the URL "https://discord.com/api/v10/interactions/{{interaction_id}}/{{interaction_token}}/callback" for a POST request. It send an application/json body with the contents

{"type": 4, "data": {"embeds": [{"title": "{{title}}", "description": "{{description}}", "color": "{{color}}"}]}}

This is all fine; however, when trying to test it on the "test" tab, I get the following error:

Error: Request to https://discord.com/api/v10/interactions/{{interaction_id}}/{{interaction_token}}/callback returned 500. Error during execution: Unhandled variable found in the domain filter {{process.env.BASE_URL}}.

Since I did not provide valid information in the testing area, I expect an HTTP 4xx error, not a 500.

Am I doing something wrong, or is this an issue with Zapier?

 

 


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