Get Link Info activity

An activity that gets information related to the specified link.


Get Link Info activity

Configure the Get Link Info activity

To configure the Get Link Info activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Bitly tab.

    Open Bitly
  3. On the Bitly tab, drag the Get Link Info activity onto your process.

    Drag Get Link Info

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Get Link Info activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Good to Know

  • Documentation for this screen is provided for completeness. The fields are mostly self-explanatory.

Fields

Field NameDefinition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Get Link Information Configuration

Specifies the link whose information to get.

Figure: Get Link Information Configuration screen

Get Link Information Configuration screen

Fields

Field NameDefinition

Bitly

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Bitly environment.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Bitly
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Bitly..

Short URL/Hash

Function:
Specifies a short URL or hash for which to get information.
Accepted Values:
  • A short URL from Bitly.
  • A Bitly hash.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Example:
  • Short URL - bit.ly/2V6CFi
  • Hash - 2V6CFi

Long URL

Function:
Specifies the long URL for which to get information.
Accepted Values:
One line of text (a string) in URL format.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Store Responses in these Variables - Short URL

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the short URL that is associated with the specified Bitly account.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

Store Responses in these Variables - Global Hash

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the Bitly hash for the long URL that is used to get information across all Bitlinks that point to the same long URL. It can also be used to do a search of the short URLs.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

Store Responses in these Variables - User Hash

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the Bitly hash for the long URL that is associated with the specified Bitly account.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Example:
Hash: 2bYgqR or a-custom-name

Store Responses in these Variables - Title

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the title of the short URL, or Bitlink.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

Store Responses in these Variables - Created at

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the creation date and time for Bitlink, or short URL.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

Store Responses in these Variables - Created By

Function:
Specifies a process data variable that stores the user name for the Bitly account.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?