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Webhook vs API: What’s the Difference Between Them?

Confused about the difference between a webhook and an API? You’re not alone! But fear not, dear readers, for SendGrid has got you covered. In their latest blog post, the email marketing experts explain the key differences between the two. Simply put, an API is a more traditional way of integrating a service into your app. At the same time, a webhook operates on a ‘push’ mechanism, sending data to your app as soon as a triggering event occurs. Want to know more? Check out the post for a full, in-depth explanation.

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Here’s how SendGrid breaks down the differences between webhooks and APIs and how you can start using webhooks. The post Webhook vs API: What’s the Difference Between Them? appeared first on SendGrid.

Webhook vs API: What’s the Difference Between Them? | Twilio SendGrid was originally published on SendGrid Email Deliverability Blog | SendGrid

Richelo Killian
Richelo Killian
Richelo "Rich" Killian has over 30 years of experience in the information technology field, and more than 15 years of experience in email deliverability and marketing.


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