webhook variables

I am trying to figure out the correct syntax to create an update and delete webhook to communicate with Clarizen when the parameter is workItemId

--Update Webhook----

ex.  http://clarizen-2-jira-prod.cloudhub.io/xxx/jira-issue-updated?issueKey=${issue.key}&${workItemId=customfield_10700}


 ----Delete Webhook-----

 ex. http://clarizen-2-jira-prod.cloudhub.io/xxx/jira-issue-deleted?issueKey=${issue.key}&workItemId=${issue.customfield_10700}


3 answers

I don't think you can. You can only use the variable they list on this page: 


BUT the good news is that you get a body of the POST request and it has everything about that issue in it, including all the custom fields and their values.

How do you access the body info?

I cannot find much help on the web other than this post, but I only see the variables in my request to server.

Using Nodejs:

exports.webhook = function(req, res) {
var hookURL = "https://hooks.slack.com/services/##########";

res.setHeader('Access-Control-Allow-Origin', '*');
res.setHeader('Access-Control-Allow-Methods', 'GET, POST');
res.setHeader('Access-Control-Allow-Headers', 'X-Requested-With,content-type');
res.setHeader('Access-Control-Allow-Credentials', true);

console.log(req) /// where is all the issue content?
var username = req.query.user_key
var projectkey = req.params.projectkey
var issuekey = req.params.issuekey
var message = "Issue '"+issuekey+"' in project '"+projectkey+"' has been modified by '"+username+"'."
var channel = "yourslackchannel"
var key = req.params.key

if (key && key == "#########################"){
slack = new Slack(hookURL,{
channel: "#"+channel,
username: "Jira Logger",
text: message,
icon_url: "./public/icon.jpg"

slack.notify(message, function(err, result){
// res.send(result)
res.send("Sent to Slack: #"+channel+", "+message);
res.send("Unauthorized request");



It sounds like you are getting the headers but not the body. This looks like it's goal is to get just some minimal info from the headers and send it to slack. I don't see anything here that is parsing jason or looks like it's accessing the body of POST.

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The solution would be language dependent and, I'm sorry, but I don't 'speak' nodejs.

I do speak PHP and this is what I used

// Get the body information and write it to the file
$entityBody = file_get_contents('php://input');

The trick here is that I'm using "php://input" as the "filename" to get the body.

This returns the body in json format.

I'm sorry, but I don't know how to do it in some other language.


Did you ever resolve this? Is it possible to send custom parameters to the webhook?

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