Implement the Inbound Parse Webhook in Under 10 Minutes


We say it all the time. Remove the no-reply in your email from-address and give recipients the chance to communicate with you! But what happens when you remove that no-reply and you actually start getting just what your asked for– replies? It can be a little intimidating, but that’s where our Parse Webhook comes into […]

SendGrid’s Parse Webhook Q&A

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This past Tuesday, our awesome Developer Communications Director, Adam DuVander, and Developer Evangelist, Kunal Batra, hosted our monthly webcast Be an Email Switch Hitter: Inside SendGrid’s Parse Webhook. We ran the bases starting with the basics on the differences between an API and a webhook, to actual use cases from customers and hackathon demos, to […]

Control Home Lighting with the Parse Webhook


Our Parse webhook lets your application receive inbound email. The common use cases for this tend to be web app related. It’s awesome for creating applications like a support ticketing system or receiving data for a social or content management site. In this post, I’ll share how well it also works to control web-enabled hardware. […]

Check Spam Using the Parse Webhook


One of my favorite parts of SendGrid is our Parse Webhook. It’s a great tool that enables your applications to receive incoming email. One of the lesser known features of the API is the spam_report and spam_score parameters. Every time your application receives an email through the Parse Webhook, SendGrid uses SpamAssassin and generates a […]

Parse Webhook Guide: Make Email a Two Way Street

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When you think about email in your applications, chances are you first think of sending email. SendGrid has email deliverability covered. In addition to sending email through SendGrid, you can also receive it using the incoming Parse Webhook. Using this feature, you can make your applications interactive by inviting replies and reacting without the user […]

Send Email from Static Websites Using Parse

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I recently moved a bunch of PHP sites to Jekyll-generated static websites that are hosted from different buckets on Amazon S3. It was a great process, but I was faced with one problem that I didn’t think about in advance: how do I make the contact forms work without having any back end processing? DOH! […]

Two Hacking Santas Present: Rails & The Inbound Parse Webhook

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“Merry Haxmas!”–The first excited words I shouted on Wednesday morning as I remembered the day’s plans. I am a big kid. I love Christmas. I also love hacking. So why not combine the two? The aim of the day was for Alex Reed (our latest SendGrid European Ambassador) and me to dress up like Santa, and live-stream […]

“Count My Reps” With SendGrid’s Parse Webhook


The following is a guest post from Seth Ammons, software engineer, at SendGrid. As part of our Movember initiative and in support of SendGrid’s overall health and wellness, Seth has spearheaded a campaign to keep his co-workers active using our Parse Webhook. Seth explains below. SendGrid has a focus on something called the “Four Hs” by […]