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Email Importer

There are 4 ways to automatically enter jobs into GetSwift:

  1. Email importer: Enter jobs by automatically pulling information from order notification emails
  2. Third-party integrations: Enter jobs through direct integrations with other platforms
  3. API integration: Enter jobs through a direct connection with GetSwift through our open API
  4. Booking form: Enter jobs by inviting your customers to use our built-in booking form

To read about how to enter jobs manually into GetSwift, click here

 

Email Importer to Enter JOBS

Did you know you can automatically send email orders directly into GetSwift  from any of the following platforms:

  • BigCommerce
  • Crust
  • DeliveryHero
  • Eat24
  • EatNow
  • GreenDoor
  • GroceryButler
  • GrubHub
  • MealJoy
  • MealLog
  • Wix
  • WooCommerce
  • Shopify

Note:  If you do not see your ordering platform on here – not to worry, you have options:

  • You can still import emails through Parseur or Zapier
  • You can check here if we already have a direct connection
  • Have a developer that can do a direct API connection?
  • No developer? Inquire with GetSwift support to have us build an API integration for you

Automatically send your orders to GetSwift by following these steps:

 

STEP 1: Create a Template for each SEPARATE BUSINESS

1.1  Navigate to the "Templates" page

1.2  Name your template the same as how <your business name> appears in the email, then press the "Enter" key on your keyboard

1.3  Uncheck “Pickup: Ask for pickup details”

1.4  Enter a pickup address and contact details

1.5  Input <your business name> in "Tag" field (the very last field)

STEP 2: CONFIGURE YoUR GETSWIFT SETTINGS

2.1  Navigate to the "Settings" page, then click "Show advanced settings" to expand the page

2.2  Scroll down to "When sending orders to GetSwift via email", and add the email address that you will receive your email order notification emails from

2.3  Click "Update" when finished

STEP 3: Setup email forwarding

3.1  In your email provider, click on “Settings” →  “Forwarding” → “Add a forwarding Address” and input “import@getswift.co”.

Note: The following instructions are for Gmail, if you are using other email providers, please consult their documentation for help. If you are having trouble with Gmail, please take a look at Google’s own documentation here

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3.2  In your email provider click on “Forwarding” → “Create a filter” to automatically forward specific emails to "import@getswift.co"

3.3  Select the email filter criteria & push “create filter with this search”

3.4  Select “Forward it” to the import@getswift.co email address

STEP 4: Final Steps

4.1  Contact GetSwift here to get your “confirmation code” to initiate the auto-forwarding

4.2  You're all ready! Once you confirmed the email forwarding, any future email from your ordering system will be automatically passed to GetSwift.

Tips and Tricks

  • If you receive an email with an error message, please contact us here
  • If you are having trouble with email forwarding, please contact your email provider for additional help