Memsource REST API

Webhooks

Webhooks are arbitrary URLs which handle HTTP POST requests allowing Memsource to notify 3rd-party systems about specified events.

Memsource monitors if a webhook callback was successfully received. If a webhook reception fails 3000 times, it is deactivated with a notification sent to Administrators of the account and the failure is noted on the specific webhook on the Webhooks page. The retry mechanism has a maximum of 10 retries with the interval between retries being computed up to a maximum value of 30 minutes.

Important

White-listing Webhook connections by IP addresses was deprecated and has been replaced by Webhook security tokens.

Webhooks can be selected for the following events:

  • Job status changed

  • Job created

  • Job assigned

  • Job due date changed

  • Job updated

  • Project created

  • Project status changed

  • Project due date changed

  • Project template created

  • Project template changed

  • Project template deleted

  • Shared project assigned

  • Project metadata updated

  • Pre-translation finished

  • Analysis created

  • Continuous job updated

  • Update target

Configure Webhooks

To configure Webhooks, follow these steps:

  1. From the Setup Setup_gear.png page, scroll down to the Integrations section and click on Webhooks.

    The Webhooks page opens.

  2. Click New.

    The Create Webhook page opens.

  3. Provide URL.

  4. Provide security token if required.

  5. Select events.

  6. Click Save.

    The Webhook is added to the list on the Webhooks page.

Webhook Usage Examples

A website called RequestBin will provide a URL to used when creating a webhook.

The next time a Job Status is changed or a Job is created in the Memsource account, the URL receives the appropriate response from the system. Actual usage can be more complex and the receiving of the response should be considered a signal for the connected application to perform certain actions.

Events

Examples of a job status change, a job assignment, job creation and when a job's due date is changed.

Job status has changed

{
"jobParts": [
  {
    "id": 9,
    "uid": "ipmdz5p0sagqcOYaijTZU2",
    "internalId": "4",
    "task": "SEfSaenvqFgctE1I0_dc1",
    "fileName": "en.txt",
    "targetLang": "af",
    "workflowLevel": 1,
    "status": "NEW",
    "wordsCount": 2,
    "beginIndex": 0,
    "endIndex": 1,
    "isParentJobSplit": false,
    "dateDue": null,
    "dateCreated": "2016-11-02T17:06:54Z",
    "project": {
      "id": 2
    },
    "assignedTo": [
      {
        "vendor": {
          "id": 1,
          "name": "Abc",
          "vendorToken": "4-ifos0-CAqPo"
        }
      },
      {
        "linguist": {
          "id": 3,
          "firstName": "Admin",
          "lastName": "Admin",
          "userName": "admin",
          "email": "admin@example.com",
          "role": "ADMIN",
          "timezone": "Europe/London",
          "active": true,
          "deleted": false,
          "terminologist": false,
          "dateCreated": "2016-10-11T07:43:22Z"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
],
"event": "JOB_STATUS_CHANGED"
}

Job Assigned

{
"jobParts": [
  {
    "id": 9,
    "uid": "ipmdz5p0sagqcOYaijTZU2",
    "internalId": "4",
    "task": "SEfSaenvqFgctE1I0_dc1",
    "fileName": "en.txt",
    "targetLang": "af",
    "workflowLevel": 1,
    "status": "NEW",
    "wordsCount": 2,
    "beginIndex": 0,
    "endIndex": 1,
    "isParentJobSplit": false,
    "dateDue": null,
    "dateCreated": "2016-11-02T17:06:54Z",
    "project": {
      "id": 2
    },
    "assignedTo": [
      {
        "vendor": {
          "id": 1,
          "name": "Abc",
          "vendorToken": "4-ifos0-CAqPo"
        }
      },
      {
        "linguist": {
          "id": 3,
          "firstName": "Admin",
          "lastName": "Admin",
          "userName": "admin",
          "email": "admin@example.com",
          "role": "ADMIN",
          "timezone": "Europe/London",
          "active": true,
          "deleted": false,
          "terminologist": false,
          "dateCreated": "2016-10-11T07:43:22Z"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
],
"event": "JOB_ASSIGNED"
}

Job Created

{
 "jobParts": [
   {
     "id": 9,
     "uid": "ipmdz5p0sagqcOYaijTZU2",
     "internalId": "4",
     "task": "SEfSaenvqFgctE1I0_dc1",
     "fileName": "en.txt",
     "targetLang": "af",
     "workflowLevel": 1,
     "status": "NEW",
     "wordsCount": 2,
     "beginIndex": 0,
     "endIndex": 1,
     "isParentJobSplit": false,
     "dateDue": null,
     "dateCreated": "2016-11-02T17:06:54Z",
     "project": {
       "id": 2
     },
     "assignedTo": [
       {
         "vendor": {
           "id": 1,
           "name": "Abc",
           "vendorToken": "4-ifos0-CAqPo"
         }
       },
       {
         "linguist": {
           "id": 3,
           "firstName": "Admin",
           "lastName": "Admin",
           "userName": "admin",
           "email": "admin@example.com",
           "role": "ADMIN",
           "timezone": "Europe/London",
           "active": true,
           "deleted": false,
           "terminologist": false,
           "dateCreated": "2016-10-11T07:43:22Z"
         }
       }
     ]
   }
 ],
 "event": "JOB_CREATED"
}

Job Due Date Changed

{
  "jobParts": [
    {
      "id": 127865777,
      "uid": "ElTXvXnNIHEN2xgL5sU2L2",
      "internalId": "1",
      "task": "LvkAHilgobApeoVm_dc4",
      "fileName": "EU White Paper Edited.doc",
      "targetLang": "de",
      "workflowLevel": 1,
      "status": "NEW",
      "wordsCount": 204,
      "beginIndex": 0,
      "endIndex": 16,
      "isParentJobSplit": false,
      "dateDue": "2018-09-11T22:00:00Z",
      "dateCreated": "2018-09-10T06:25:41Z",
      "project": {
        "id": 12277756,
        "lastWorkflowLevel": 1
      },
      "assignedTo": []
    }
  ],
  "event": "JOB_DUE_DATE_CHANGED"
}

Status Table

When working with APIs, Webhooks and the UI, the status may be named slightly differently.

Rest API

Webhook

UI

NEW

NEW

NEW

ACCEPTED

ASSIGNED

ACCEPTED (by provider)

DECLINED

DECLINED_BY_LINGUIST

DECLINED (by provider)

REJECTED

REJECTED_BY_LINGUIST

REJECTED (by provider)

DELIVERED

COMPLETED

DELIVERED

EMAILED

EMAILED

EMAILED (by provider)

COMPLETED

COMPLETED_BY_LINGUIST

COMPLETED (by provider)

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

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