Create a request

Data Fetcher lets you create, run and save API requests in Airtable.

Create a request

  • On the home screen, click ‚Äč

  • You can rename your request right away to make it easier to understand what it does.

  • Enter the request URL. For example, enter

    https://jobs.github.com/positions.json?description=python to fetch a list of jobs from the GitHub jobs API.

  • Select the output table and view. This is where the response data will be output when you run the request.

Run the request

When you run requests in Data Fetcher, the response data is transformed into Airtable fields and records. For more information see Response data transformations.

  • Click

  • If it is the first time you have run the request, you will need to create the response field mapping. A dialog will open where you can do this, then click.

  • You will see then see loading modal, followed by the output table and view being updated with the response data.

Save the request

  • Click

  • You will see a message confirming the request was saved.