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Search for and retrieve GIFs using the Giphy API

Giphy is a dynamic online platform that offers an extensive library of GIFs, enabling users to discover and share animated images for a variety of purposes. By incorporating the "Get GIF" integration in Glide, you can effortlessly search for and add GIFs to your app, enhancing user experience and promoting engaging visual content.

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Use case of the Giphy Integration
Use case of the Giphy Integration

Adding and Configuring the Integration

To start using the Giphy integration, you first need to add it to your project.

  • In Glide, click the Settings icon in the upper-right corner.
  • Navigate to the Integrations tab and then select Giphy.
  • Click the Add to app button.
  • Next, log into the Giphy Developer Dashboard.
  • Select Create an App, select API, and complete the creation of your API key.
  • Back in Glide, enter this API Key in your Giphy Integration settings.
Adding the Giphy Integration
Adding the Giphy Integration


The Giphy integration in Glide has only one feature — Get GIF. This can be added inside a component that supports actions or added to an action sequence in the Action Editor.

Configuring the Get GIF Action
Configuring the Get GIF Action

The table below describes each of the fields.

Search inputText for the search
GIF URLWhere to store the GIF URL

To learn more generally about Integrations in Glide, including how they affect your app’s usage, check out our Introduction to Integrations.


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