Nintex Xtensions help documentation

Nintex Xtensions is an extensibility framework for Nintex Automation Cloud, allowing you to create Xtensions A set of instructions for Nintex Automation Cloud to use third-party API functionality with Nintex workflows. An Xtension may include workflow actions, start events, forms or file control. to connect to third-party platforms in your workflows. By defining an OpenAPI Specification A standard, language-agnostic description of RESTful APIs that can be read by both humans and machines. Formerly known as Swagger. in JSON JavaScript Object Notation: a data format based on JavaScript that is commonly used for API request parameters and responses., you can automate actions A task that can be performed or triggered within a workflow, such as moving a file, sending an email, or using third-party API functionality. in third-party platforms and services, connecting them with your business workflows.

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Build your first Xtension step-by-step.

Import an OpenAPI Specification

Import a third-party OpenAPI Specification.

OpenAPI Swipe File

Use plug-and-play components to build your Xtensions.

Add scoped OAuth 2.0, API key, or basic authentication to your Xtension.

Create drop-down fields, dynamic selections, hidden fields, and more with Specification Extensions.

Send files to and from your workflow via streaming, URL reference and base64 encoding.