Support for Headers and Body in Webhooks

Hi folks :wave:

I’ve just been using Ghost’s Webhooks for the first time. Since I am using Ghost as a headless CMS, I use them to trigger a build action on Github to redeploy my ghost site on Github Pages.

Unfortunately, this was not so simple. Ghost’s Webhooks only allow you to provide a url to ping, while Github’s actions require a POST with an authorisation header, as well as a JSON body to specify the target branch.

I eventually had to set up a server that acts as a relay - taking the Webhook from Ghost and forwarding it along with the necessary headers to Github to trigger the action. This is obviously less than ideal, and would be a lot easier if Webhooks supported headers and body in the request.

Thanks :blush:

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I’m about to implement the same functionality. I came to the same conclusion that I would have to spin up a server to act as a proxy. This seems less than ideal.