# Gotify

Gotify (opens new window) is a server for sending and receiving messages.

🔑 Credentials

You can find authentication information for this node here.

# Basic Operations

Message
  • Create
  • Delete
  • Get All

# Example Usage

This workflow allows you to send daily weather updates via a message using the Gotify node. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on n8n.io. This example usage workflow uses the following nodes.

The final workflow should look like the following image.

A workflow with the Gotify node

# 1. Cron node

The Cron node will trigger the workflow daily at 9 AM.

  1. Click on Add Cron Time.
  2. Set hours to 9 in the Hour field.
  3. Click on Execute Node to run the node.

In the screenshot below, you will notice that the Cron node is configured to trigger the workflow every day at 9 AM.

Using the Cron node to trigger the workflow daily at 9 am

# 2. OpenWeatherMap node (Current Weather)

This node will return data about the current weather in Berlin. To get the weather updates for your city, you can enter the name of your city instead.

  1. First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the OpenWeatherMap node. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Enter berlin in the City field.
  3. Click on Execute Node to run the node.

In the screenshot below, you will notice that the node returns data about the current weather in Berlin.

Using the OpenWeatherMap node to get weather updates for Berlin

# 3. Gotify node (create: message)

This node will send a message with the weather update.

  1. First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the Gotify node. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Click on the gears icon next to the Message field and click on Add Expression.
  1. Enter the following message in the Expression field: Hey! The temperature outside is {{$node["OpenWeatherMap"].json["main"]["temp"]}}°C..
  2. Click on Add Field and select 'Title' from the dropdown list.
  3. Enter Today's Weather Update in the Title field.
  4. Click on Execute Node to run the node.

In the screenshot below, you will notice that the node sends a message with the weather update.

Using the Gotify node to send weather updates via a message

💡 Activate workflow for production

This example workflow uses the Cron node, which is a Trigger node. You'll need to save the workflow and then click on the Activate toggle on the top right of the screen to activate the workflow. Your workflow will then be triggered as specified by the settings in the Cron node.