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Create new tasks via URL with preset information

Now you can create new tasks via URL with preset information such as project, To-Do list, subtasks, comment and deadlines (fixed and floating).

URL with preset information

td – presets the task term

Practical examples

Project for the new task

Preset the project for the new created task by adding pid=project number to the URL. Example of URL adrese https://app.freelo.cz/?createTask=true&pid=1024

But keep in mind that the user has to have access to the project to create the task.

Example of where to find the project number.
Example of where to find the project number.

Copy the project number and add it to the URL for creating a task.

Example of preset project.
Example of preset project.

To-Do list for the new task

This feature works only with the combination with pid, seperete these two features with &. To preset the To-Do list write tlid=To-Do list number. To find the To-Do list number go on the detail of the To-Do list. Example of URL https://app.freelo.cz/dashboard?createTask=true&pid=1024&tlid=3299

Example of how to find the number of To-Do list.
Example of how to find the number of To-Do list.

Then, add the To-Do list number to the URL – tlid=To-Do list number.

Example of preset To-Do list.
Example of preset To-Do list.

Task name

To preset the task name use tt=task name and add this to the URL. There is an example of the URL https://app.freelo.cz?createTask=true&tt=name

For multiword name use %20, for example tt=multiword%20task%20name

Example of preset task name.
Example of preset task name.

First comment

Also, you can preset the first comment of the task by adding tc=comment to the URL. There is an example of the URL https://app.freelo.cz?createTask=true&tc=comment. If you need to add a multiple-word comment it will be separated by %20.

Example of preset comment.
Example of preset comment.

Smart subtasks

Moreover, you can preset one or more smart subtasks. To preset the subtasks use st[index]=subtask, if you need to add more subtasks use st[0]=subtask1&st[1]=subtask2.

Example of how to preset two subtasks.
Example of how to preset two subtasks.

Task deadline

To preset the task deadline use td. You can preset set due dates and floating as well.

Firm deadlines:

Example of preset deadline.
Example of preset deadline.

If there is not set the firm deadline for the task you can set the deadline X days after creation for example. To preset floating deadlines use td=X days after creation (td=5 means that the deadline will be 5 days after the task creation). Or you can preset the deadline from – to via td=X:Y (td=3:5 deadline will be set from 3. to 5. day after the creation of the task).

Floating dedalines

Example of preset floating deadline.
Example of preset floating deadline.

Completely preset task

You can combine all these parameters together to create a URL that will lead to the creation of a task with a preset project, To-Do list, task name, deadline, etc. Just separate the points with &.

The URL of such a preset task is for example:

https://app.freelo.cz/dashboard?createTask=true&pid=71603&tlid=187200&tt=Report&tc=And%20here%20you%20can%20comment%20on%20the%20task.&st[0]=subtask1&st[1]=subtask2&td=2021-01-01

Example of completely preset task.
Example of completely preset task.

What it is good for

Creating a task via a URL with preset information can be useful, for example, to link other administrations or systems.

E-shop

For example, you can have a button on the order list to create a task in Freelo if the order
is problematic in some way. When creating a task, the client’s name, the order number,
etc. are automatically filled in. Another example would be to create a task with a claim,
where the information will also be preset and you just fill in what is needed.

Example of preset task for E-shop.
Example of preset task for E-shop.

Customer support

You can also have a similar add-on to your communication tool with clients (e-mail, chat…). In your
e-mail you can have the add-on that will preset certain information directly into the task in Freelo for example, the task title will be the same as the subject of the e-mail, the task content (first comment) will be the text of the e-mail, the project and the To-Do list will be preset at the same time.

Example of preset task for Customer support.
Example of preset task for Customer support.
Updated on 14.1.2022

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