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monday Action Blocks

Here is a comprehensive list of all of our current, built-in actions for your integration recipe action blocks.

What are monday Action Blocks?

Whether you're just dipping your toes into the monday apps framework, or looking to build an integration recipe without building a custom action, our monday action blocks are right for you. These 24 action blocks allow you to build out your custom recipes with ease.

To utilize a monday action block, choose any of the listed actions in the left hand panel of your custom recipe: actions gif

Create an item

This action will create a new item on your board.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item will be created
Item column values itemColumnValues The column values that will populate the new item

Move item to group

This action will move an existing item of your selection to a different group on your board.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item will be created
Item itemId The item Id to be moved
Group groupId The group Id the item is moving to

Change column value

This action will change the column value of a selected column to something of your choosing.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the column will be changed
Item itemId The item Id where the column value will be changed
Column columnId The column Id that will be changed
General column value columnValue The column value to change to

Notify someone

This action will notify a selected person with a message.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id that holds the item to be notified about
User userId The user Id who will be sending the notification
Item itemId The item to be notified about
Message message The message that will be sent out in the body of the notification
Notification Receiver receiver The person who will be receiving the notification (can be a user, email column, etc.)

Set status to something

This action will set the status of a selected item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s status will be changed
Item itemId The item Id of the status you’re changing
Status column columnId The status column Id to be changed
Status column value statusColumnValue The value of the status label to change to

Set date

This action will set the date of a selected item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s date will be set
Item itemId The item Id of the date you’re setting
Date column columnId The date column Id that will be set
Date column value columnValue The date value that will be set
Duration duration **The duration of time selected**

Assign person

This action will assign a person to the selected task.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item is being assigned
Item itemId The item Id that’s being assigned
People column columnId The people column Id the person will be assigned in
People column value columnValue The person value that will be assigned

Create item in group

This action will create a new item in a selected group.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item is being created
Group groupId The group the item will be created in

Set date to today

This action will set the date column of an item to the current date.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s date will be set to today
Item itemId The item Id where the date will be set to today
Date column columnId The date column Id where the date will be set to today

Start time tracking

This action will start time tracking for a specific item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s time tracking will start
Item itemId The item Id where the time tracking will start
Time tracking column timeTrackingId The time tracking column Id that will start

Stop time tracking

This action will stop time tracking for a specific item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s time tracking will stop
Item itemId The item Id where the time tracking will stop
Time tracking column timeTrackingId The time tracking column Id that will stop

Push date

Push the date of an item by a specific amount of time.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s date will be pushed
Item itemId The item Id where the date will be pushed
Date column dateColumnId The date column where the date will be pushed
Duration duration **The duration of time to be pushed**

Unassign all

This action will un-assign all users from the selected people column.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item will be unassigned
Item itemId The item Id that will be unassigned
People column columnId The people column that will be unassigned (emptied)

Duplicate group

This action will duplicate the selected group.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the group will be duplicated
Group groupId The group Id that will be duplicated

Assign creator

This action will assign a creator to the selected item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where item will be assigned a creator
Item itemId The item Id that will be assigned
People column columnId The people column Id that will hold the assignee designation

Duplicate item

This action will duplicate a preselected item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where item will be duplicated
Item itemId The item Id that will be duplicated

Assign team

This action will assign a team to a selected item column.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where item will be assigned a team
Item itemId The item Id that will be assigned a team
People column columnId The people column Id that will hold the assigned team
Team column value columnValue The value of the team that is being assigned

Create an item with mapping

This action will create an item with column mapping for the recipe-user to select from.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where item will be created with mapping
Item itemMapping The item Id that will be created with the ability for column mapping

Notify (without item)

This action will notify an individual without association to any single item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id that the notification will be sent out about
User userId The user Id who will send the notification
Message message The notification message to be sent
Notification receiver receiver The user who will be receiving the notification

Set number column

This action will set the selected number column to a certain value.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s number column will be set
Item itemId The item Id where the number will be set
Number column columnId The number column that will be set
Number number The number that will be set in the number column

Create a subitem

This action will create a subitem in a certain item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Item itemId The parent item Id of the subitem to be created
Subitem column values itemColumnValues The column values for the newly created subitem’s columns

Create update

This action will create an update on a selected item.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the item’s update will be created
Item itemId The item Id where the update will be created
Message updateBody The body of the update that will be created
User userId The user who will be posting the update

Send an email

This action will send an email to a selected email.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Board boardId The board Id where the email will be sent from
User userId The user Id who will be sending the email
Email email The email body that will be specified in the recipe
Notification receiver receiver The user who will receive the email
Item itemId The item Id where the email body will be posted as an update

Move item to board

This action will move an item to a specific board.

Input fields:

Type Id Description
Item itemId The item Id that will be moved cross-board
Board targetBoardId The board Id where the item will be moved to
Item mapping itemMapping The item values that will be mapped after the item is moved

Congratulations builder!

You now know the ins and outs of how data is transferred to, and between, the blocks in your integration recipes.

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