Bitly is a URL shortening service and a link management platform. Bitly allows you to shorten long URLs. In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Bitly is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. used to create connections for Bitlyactions A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows..

For more information on Bitly, see the Bitly website.

Create a Bitly connection

Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.

Bitly account requirements

  • Nintex Automation Cloud uses the Nintex Automation Cloud - Bitly Connector to create Bitly connections. This connection requires you to grant the Nintex Automation Cloud domain access to certain Bitly data.
  • The account you use to create a connection for Bitly is the account that has access to the Bitly actions.

Create a Bitly data source

Use the Bitly data source to create a drop-down list of Bitly groups in a form. For example, to allow users to select a specific group in a form, add a drop-down list of groups to the form using a Data lookup control A form control that allows users to select from a drop-down list of values that have been fetched from a third-party service.. The data lookup control uses a Bitly - Get groups data source to list the groups.

You can create a data source to:

  • Get groups: list all the groups for the connection.

Each data source is configured for a specific Bitly user. You can create as many data sources as you need.

Bitly data source fields

To access the data source fields, in the Add data source section, select Bitly in the Connector field and then select the Operation.




Get groups Connection The connection to use for the data source.