Webhooks

Webflow forms to Firestore

Webflow forms are a great way to quickly capture useful information from the visitors of your website. However, Webflow Forms are limited by Webflow CMS - in terms of cost, features, extensibility and scalability. With Rowy, you can spin up webhooks instantly to consume Webflow form submissions to your Google Firestore database. Learn how in just 3 steps.

Rowy is a low-code platform that lets you build your product backend in minutes. Start with a spreadsheet like UI for your database, and get data in from any source using Webhook. Continue to automate with flexible and extensible cloud functions using code.

Step 1: Setup a webhook endpoint with Rowy

Setup Rowy using the guided onboarding process and then create a table where you want to collect the submissions from a Webflow form. This Rowy table is connected to a Firestore database collection.

Click on webhook icon to generate an instant webhook endpoint URL. You can add any conditions or custom parser logic.

Step 2: Connect to your Webflow Form

Setup webflow form on your site as you would typically. A sample webflow form is shown below.

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However, at the final step of the form setup, instead of using Webflow CMS for submissions, store form data to Firestore.

  • On Webflow form settings, update the form action method to POST and action URL with the Rowy webhook URL generated in the step above. See example in the first image below.

  • Then, under the page settings->custom code section, add the following script in the "before body tag" block as show above on the right image. This script code, tells webflow to use the action URL provided to submit the form data instead of the default Webflow CMS.

Step 3: Test the connection from Webflow to Firestore via Rowy

Fill the webflow form sample above in step 2, and start seeing data in the Firestore connected Rowy table below.

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