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Orbit API

What activities are tracked by each integration?

Orbit provides integrations that allow you to connect your external communities to your workspace so you can benefit from seeing all the activities taking place in your community in one place.

Below is a list of the integrations and what activities you can expect them to create when you use them. Additionally, we've included the details of the historical imports that are performed by each one, so you know which data from the past they'll be grabbing once you plug them in.

Twitter

Activities

  • New @mentions
  • New followers (from the point of connecting the integration)

Historical Import

  • Up to 800 of the most recent @mentions

Does not track or import

  • All your followers, due to a restriction with Twitter's API (it can't tell us when someone followed you)
  • Unfollowers

Discord

Activities

  • When a user joins the server
  • New messages in a channel
  • New replies to a message
  • New replies in a thread

Historical Import

  • All of the above listed activities for 365 days retrospectively from the date of connecting the integration to Orbit
  • Up to 100,000 messages (very active Discord servers may see less than 12 months of data due to this)

Does not track or import

  • Stickers or emoji reactions
  • User defined roles
  • If a user leaves the server

Slack

Activities

  • When a user joins a Slack channel
  • New messages in a channel
  • New replies in a thread

Historical Import

  • All of the above listed activities for 365 days retrospectively from the date of connecting the integration to Orbit
  • Up to 100,000 messages (very active Slack communities may see less than 12 months of data due to this)

Does not track or import

  • Emoji reactions to messages

GitHub

Activities

  • Issue is created
  • Comments on issues
  • Comments on pull requests
  • Star on a repository
  • Fork of a repository
  • Pull request created
  • Pull request merged

Historical Import

  • All the above activities from the start of each repository

Does not track or import

  • Un-star on a repository
  • Repository Dependencies
  • GitHub Discussions (coming soon)

Discourse

Activities

  • New topic created
  • New post created
  • New member account created

Historical Import

  • Up to 100,000 posts or 365 days of posts retrospectively from the date of connecting the integration to Orbit

Does not track or import

  • Post likes
  • Badge grants

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