Use Sendible as a data source


Data Source Type: REST/URL
Authentication: Basic HTTP Authentication
Sample Query:
Retrieves a list of user's mentions that match the sentiment value given (in this case, negative sentiment)
API Documentation: Sendible REST API Docs


Creating a data source using Sendible

To create a data source using Sendible data, you need to accomplish 3 tasks:

  • Start the data source creation process
  • Authenticate with Sendible using Basic HTTP
  • Enter the query in Klipfolio

Note: This guide assumes that you already have an active Sendible account.

Step 1: Start the data source creation process

To create a data source using Sendible, go to the Service Connectors page in Klipfolio and select the REST/URL connector option.

Step 2: Authenticate with Sendible

You will need to provide your username and password in order to authenticate with Sendible.

  1. Expand the Authentication (OAuth, 2-Step, or Basic) menu.
  2. For Type select the Basic HTTP Authentication option.
  3. Enter your Sendible Username and Password in the fields provided.

Step 3: Enter the Sendible query into Klipfolio 

Refer to the Sendible REST API Docs to learn more about crafting your query.

  1. Enter the URL call into the appropriate field.
  2. (Optional): Add additional parameters by using & followed by the query key and value.
    For example,
  3. Click Get data.
  4. Ensure this is the data you’re looking for. If you’re using Klips, optionally select the checkbox to Model your data. If you’re using PowerMetrics, which requires modelled data sources, you’ll automatically enter the modeller after clicking Continue. Learn more about modelling data sources.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Name, choose refresh settings, and, optionally, share your data source.
  7. Click Save.

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