Question

Updating an Item in Notion seems to ignore the 'content' field

  • 16 July 2021
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I have a zap that is updating a Notion item. all of the fields update correctly, except the bottom ‘content’ field is never updated. The footnote mentions “Optionally append some text to the database item” which suggests any content in that box will be appending to the page content of the Notion item, but I’m not seeing that behavior. The page content is entirely unchanged, even though all of the other fields are properly updated.

 

Is this a known issue? Is there something else that needs to be done to append data to a Notion item’s content?


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Hey @adam.wulf! :)

I’m so sorry your Zap isn’t updating items in Notion as expected. I’ve done some digging on this and you’re quite right! It seems that there is a known issue with the Notion integration where the Update Database Item action is not updating the content field.

I’ve added you to the list of affected users so we’ll be able to send you an email once it’s fixed. We’ll also post an update this thread once the issue has been resolved. 

I just ran into the same issue and am glad to find that I am not the only one seeing this. 

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Hey @Chris S., welcome to the Community! :)

I’m so sorry you’re running into the same issue here. I’ve added you to the list of affected users too. I don’t have an ETA on when this will be fixed but we’ll be sure to let you know by email as soon as it is!

Hi @SamB, can you please add me to the list as well?

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Sure thing, @baruch_pi! :)

I’ve added you to the list of affected users as well. We’ll notify you by email as soon as it’s resolved. 

Hi, ran into this issue as well. Could you add me to the list of users to be notified when this if fixed? Thanks!

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Welcome, @go528! :)

You’ve been added to the list of affected users now. We’ll be sure to email you once this issue has been fixed.

Hi @SamB, any update on a fix for this issue? :)

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Thanks for reaching out, @juen! While we don’t have any updates to share at the moment, I can see you’ve been added to the impacted users list. Feel free to follow along on this thread though! We’ll be sure to keep you and it updated as soon as we know more.