1. Log into https://internal-api.ifttt.com/channels
  2. Create a new recipe
  3. Chose “Maker” as your “THIS”
  4. Chose “Receive a web request”
  5. Enter a word that will be your trigger word. i.e. “PorchCameraAlert”, “DriveCameraAlert”, etc…
  6. Chose “Wink: Shortcuts” as you “THAT” (or anything else you want, I flash LIFX bulbs when I get a camera alert)
  7. Chose “Activate Shortcut”
  8. Pick your shortcut
  9. Click “Create Recipe”

Blue Iris or any trigger-able IP Camera

  1. In Blue Iris, open a camera’s properties and go to the “Alerts” tab.
  2. Check “Request from a web service”
  3. Click “Configure” next to the “Request from a web service” line
  4. In the “When Triggered” section, select “https://” and enter “maker.ifttt.com/trigger/eventname/with/key/yourkey
    • Replace “eventname” above with the word you want to trigger you IFTTT recipe from step 5 in the IFTTT setup.
    • Replace “yourkey” above with the Key provided in step 1 of the IFTTT setup
  5. If you want to pass additional info into IFTTT populate “POST text” with “{ “value1” : “yourvalue“, “value2” : “yourvalue“, “value3” : “yourvalue” }”
    • replace the “yourvalue” parts with the information you want to pass. i.e. The name of the camera, or anything else you might need for the “THAT” part of the recipe
  6. Click OK all the way out.






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