Running a backend/API workflow from inside the editor

The bubble documentation says that backend/API workflows must be triggered from the front end (a page). It’s not a huge deal to create an admin page with a button, but if the workflow does not accept any parameters, and is s simple recursive housekeeping thing, why can we not run it from inside the editor somehow? Any hack or tricks for this?

The only way I’ve found is essentially what you said. Create an admin page with a bunch of buttons and have it kick off a backend API workflow.

However, if it’s something you want to run daily or weekly you can use Zapier’s free tier. I use Zapier for some daily processes. You can connect to Bubble and it will kick off the API workflow.

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