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Zapier with CoSchedule

With Zapier, you are capable of connecting a variety of applications to CoSchedule through Zaps. A Zap is a workflow between two applications. Each Zap consists of a Trigger and an Action. To learn more about Zaps and Zapier, check out What is Zapier?


Connecting CoSchedule to Zapier

To begin, go to your calendar’s Settings > Integrations page. Locate Zapier on the list and click Enable. Then click Copy to save the API Key to your clipboard. You will need this key when connecting CoSchedule inside of Zapier.

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Then go to Zapier's website. Once logged in, click the drop-down next to your profile. Then click Settings.

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When Settings opens, click Connected Accounts. On the My Connected Accounts page, search for "CoSchedule." Once found, click to connect your account.

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The next page will prompt you to paste your API Key. If you ever need to access your API Key, you can do so inside of your CoSchedule calendar’s Settings > Integrations page.

Paste your API key then click Yes, Continue.

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Your CoSchedule calendar is now connected to Zapier. Click on Test to check if Zapier is correctly connecting to your CoSchedule calendar.

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Creating Your First Zap

To create a zap, start by clicking Make a Zap! near the top of Zapier's home screen.

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The Edit Zap page will open. Choose a Trigger. This will be a trigger that happens in a different application will create an action inside of CoSchedule.

Note: During this phase of the beta, you are not able to choose CoSchedule as a Trigger. You may only Trigger other applications to interact with CoSchedule.

Once you have created your Trigger, it is time to create your Action.

Click Choose App and search CoSchedule.

Next, choose your action. Currently, you may choose between Adding Content to Your Calendar or Adding a Task to Your Calendar. After choosing, click Continue.

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The next page will prompt you to choose which CoSchedule calendar you want to work with. Choose the Calendar and click Save + Continue.

The "Set Up Template" page will be where you choose all of the information you want to be added to your Task or Content. Once you have completed the template, click Continue.

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On the next screen, test the Zap and click Create & Continue. Your first Zap has now been created! Depending on the application you chose for your Trigger, your Zap may update instantly or every 5-15 minutes.

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