Does Submittable have an API?

Yes, Submittable has an API that enables you to access your submission and hiring data programmatically. Connect existing software to your Submittable account or write your own programs or services to run off of your Submittable account.

Here are some examples of ways you can use our API:
  1. Publish directly Into your content management system. If you use WordPress, Drupal, or any major CMS, you can pull your content directly into the system via the API.
  2. Create routine local backups. Our policy has always been to make your data easily accessible. With the API, you can build tools that will allow you to easily download or export your data.
  3. Build your own interface. Submittable is used in hundreds of different ways and many of you have your own workflows that you can integrate with outside systems or devices. For example, you could build your own mobile app or automatically add your authors to your mailing list if they opted in.
  4. Integrate with 3rd-party platforms. One of our favorite services, Zapier, allows anyone to easily integrate one web service with another. For example, if you’d like to automatically import your applicants into MailChimp or Basecamp, Zapier can help you accomplish this without writing a line of code.

To enable API access for your organization's account, go to More > Account > API Access and click the Enable API Access button.

API Documentation can be found here: http://apidoc.submittable.com  

Zapier Integration Documentation can be found here:  http://help.submittable.com/knowledgebase/articles/334227-use-zapier-to-connect-your-submittable-app-to-3rd

If you have questions about the Submittable API, please email api@submittable.com.

Organizations

  1. Getting Started With Submittable Guide
  2. How do I create or edit a submission category?
  3. New status: Completed
  4. How do I set up a submission category to sell a subscription or single issue?
  5. How do I use the Form Designer when creating or editing a category?
  6. How do I create a hidden category?
  7. How do I create a blind category?
  8. How do I add auto-labels for our submissions?
  9. How do I turn submission categories on and off?
  10. How do I set acceptable file types for a category?
  11. How do I add conditional logic to my submission form?
  12. How do I accept multiple files with a submission?
  13. Can I request metadata from submitters when they upload a file?
  14. How do I manually enter submissions?
  15. Can emailed submissions be automatically added to my submissions manager?
  16. How does submission scoring work?
  17. How do I review, make a note on, and rate a submission?
  18. How do we display submissions online for a public audience?
  19. How do I create a review form?
  20. Can reviewers edit finalized review forms?
  21. How do I hold a multi-round review process?
  22. How do I add a table to my application form?
  23. What spreadsheet formulas can I use in Tables?
  24. How do I add a field for internal use to my application form?
  25. Can I send additional forms to submitters to request more information?
  26. Can I schedule reminders for reviewers to review submissions or for submitters to complete additional forms?
  27. How do I use keyboard shortcuts to navigate between submissions?
  28. How do I add a private note to a submission?
  29. How do I add a Terms and Conditions checkbox to my submission form?
  30. How do I request agreement to terms and conditions when I accept a submission?
  31. What are the character limits for the Category Guidelines and Organization Profile Guidelines fields?
  32. How do I add a publication date to a submission?
  33. How do I use or remove the Calendar feature?
  34. How do I filter and organize the submissions in my submissions list?
  35. How do I label submissions?
  36. How do I assign submissions to team members for review?
  37. How do I automatically assign team members to incoming submissions for a specific category?
  38. Can I randomly assign submissions to a set number of reviewers?
  39. How many submissions are assigned to each team member and how many have they not yet reviewed?
  40. How do I attach a file to a submission?
  41. How do I replace the file on a submission?
  42. How do I send submissions to my Kindle?
  43. How do I delete a submission?
  44. How do I archive or unarchive submissions?
  45. How do I export our submission data?
  46. How do I batch export custom review data?
  47. How do I send an email to a submitter?
  48. How do I ensure new submissions get an automated response?
  49. How do I add a team member?
  50. How do I edit a team member's account?
  51. What does each team member level see?
  52. How do I customize the look and feel of my submission form?
  53. How do I upgrade or downgrade my Submittable subscription?
  54. What is an inactive plan?
  55. How do I sync the Calendar with other calendars?
  56. How do I change the default view displayed in the Submission Details screen?
  57. How do I cancel my Submittable account?
  58. Can I batch archive or batch delete submissions?
  59. How do I add and delete a file for a submission?
  60. How do I change the category of a submission?
  61. Can I integrate my Submittable account with Google Analytics?
  62. Does Submittable have an API?
  63. How do I use Zapier to connect my Submittable app to 3rd Party apps?
  64. How do I use the Submittable plugin on my WordPress site?
  65. How do I allow a submitter to edit a submission?
  66. How do I turn on or off the ability for submitters to request an edit on a submission?
  67. How can my organization receive reference letters?
  68. How can using Submittable increase the number of submissions our organization receives?
  69. How do I view and print submission document files?
  70. Can I charge a fee on my form?
  71. How do I sell memberships, subscriptions, or merchandise in my submission form?
  72. Can I charge submission fees in a non-US currency?
  73. What happens to my organization's account if we exceed our submission limit?
  74. Why did I get an error message when paying my invoice by credit card?
  75. How can I use the full version of Submittable on my mobile device?
  76. Video File Transcode Error
  77. How do I unassign submissions?
  78. How do I remove a team member?
  79. How do I use response templates to send automated email messages?
  80. I have a Yahoo! or AOL email address. Why do my organization's emails come from notifications@email.submittable.com?
  81. How do I duplicate a submission category or form?
  82. How do I archive a submission category?
  83. When I do a batch file export, can I copy all files attached to the exported submissions into a single destination directory in Windows?
  84. How do I promote my organization’s creative call?

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