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How to Execute Custom Code via an API Endpoint with Next.JS

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Last updated: Jul 19, 2022
anybody know if its possible to create like an API endpoint on Sanity to execute some custom code?
e.g. lets say i create a new component is "send an email" which needs to make an api call to a server-side function, can i make a endpoint which i can execute via a url?

e.g. in nextjs i can make
Jul 19, 2022, 1:26 PM
Well, not directly on Sanity no, but you can have a webhook to an endpoint of yours.
Jul 19, 2022, 1:29 PM
so we'd need to run another web service to execute any custom code?
Jul 19, 2022, 1:32 PM
user Q
, if you host your studio on e.g. Vercel or Netlify, you could add your serverless functions to an
directory in your root folder and use them that way.
However, Sanity's hosted service (via
sanity deploy
to host on
) does not offer support for lambdas at this point.
Jul 19, 2022, 1:42 PM
oh okay, thats handy to know - yeah we use vercel to host the cms.
would they run locally?
Jul 19, 2022, 2:06 PM
What does “they” stand for?
Jul 19, 2022, 3:00 PM
the serverless functions
Jul 19, 2022, 4:10 PM
The documentation linked by
user M
explains how to run them locally: https://vercel.com/docs/concepts/functions/serverless-functions#local-development
Jul 19, 2022, 7:53 PM

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