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Dynamic field value not getting sent to server

  • 21 July 2021
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I have created the following dynamic field as part of my action’s input configuration.

// Configure a request to an endpoint of your api that
// returns custom field meta data for the authenticated
// user. Don't forget to congigure authentication!

const options = {
url: 'https://8a561c5a7bd5.ngrok.io/zapier/actions/lead-stages',
method: 'GET',
headers: {
'Accept': 'application/json',
'Authorization': 'Bearer ' + bundle.authData.api_key
},
params: {

}
}

return z.request(options)
.then((response) => {
response.throwForStatus();
const results = response.json;

// modify your api response to return an array of Field objects
// see https://zapier.github.io/zapier-platform-schema/build/schema.html#fieldschema
// for schema definition.

return {
key: 'stage_id',
label: 'Stage',
helpText: 'Lead will be assigned to the selected stage in My Company.',
choices: results
};
});

The response for the API request to get lead-stages is a JSON response as follows:

{
"91": "In Progress",
"92": "Won",
"93": "Lost",
"94": "Disengaged",
"95": "Duplicate",
"96": "Spam"
}

The field is loading and displaying the stages correctly also.

 

Now, my problem is that, when the action is executed, the selected value for this field is not getting send to the server. That is, all normal input field values are getting send to my server, but not the dynamic field (stage_id) value. What am I doing wrong?

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Best answer by Zane 28 July 2021, 00:22

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You’ll need to explicitly add the fields to the API request. Try switching to Code Mode to configure the API request and use something like ...bundle.inputData to reference all of the fields that were created dynamically at runtime. https://platform.zapier.com/docs/input-designer#how-to-include-dynamic-fields-in-api-calls