How to setup Webhook?

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What is a webhook?

A webhook is an API concept that’s growing in popularity. As more and more of what we do on the web can be described by events, webhooks are becoming even more applicable. They’re incredibly useful and a resource-light way to implement event reactions.

What is the incoming webhook?

Incoming Webhooks are a simple way to post messages from external sources on Whatsapp.

  • Incoming webhooks can be used for: Sending message

What is the outgoing webhook?

Outgoing webhooks allow an external system to react to a message that has been posted in a discussion thread.
Outgoing Webhooks allow sending notifications to external web services and respond with rich messages.
Throw outgoing webhooks you can send your message to outside Whatsapp with webhook automation.
Outgoing webhooks can be used for:

  • Searching for information in external tools
  • Adding information to external tools

What is Heroku? Why do we use Heroku?

Heroku is a cloud platform that allows web developers and businesses to create, run and monitor web and mobile applications, specifically in the cloud. We use Heroku because it is cost-effective, provides free services, and is very easy to set up. In Heroku 550 dyno hours per month are available free And if you verify your account you will get 1000 dyno hours per month free.

Heroku is simple and free for the tier we’ll be needing.Heroku is a cloud platform that allows web developers and businesses to create, run and monitor web and mobile applications, specifically in the cloud.

1. Create a Heroku account.

2. Setup Heroku & Add incoming Webhook

  1. Heroku Setup
    1. Sigin into Heroku
    2. Create Setup URL
    3. Create Database
      1. Add Resources : When you clicked on “Create Database” button it will redirect to “Resources” in Heroku [snapshot]
      2. Add Add-ons: After that go to Add-ons and type “Heroku postgres” and select it [snapshot]
      3. Select Plan & Submit: Once you click on that, It will open the Popup, Make sure the selected plan name will be “Hobby Dev – Free” and click on “Submit Order Form” button there [snapshot]
      4. Database created: Once you clicked, it will add one database into your APP [snapshot]
    4. Create API Key
  2. Add Incoming Webhook

3. Add outgoing webhook.

4. Send Message in Group via Webhook.

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