XML: Convert XML to JSON

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Use this action to transform XML formatted text into JSON formatted text.

To save a single value from an XML string, try using the XML: Parse string field action—this action is best for simple strings where only one item is needed.

Use case

This action is typically part of a process that involves Web API actions. A common application for this action is to convert the output of the Web API: Send Get Request action to JSON to use in a field formula or converted into a Catalytic field with the Field: Create fields from JSON action.

How to configure this action

Here’s a example of XML text as an input for this action:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?><account><accountID>12345</accountID><accountName>Vandelay Industries</accountName><employees><employeeID>1</employeeID><name>Art Vandelay</name></employees><employees><employeeID>2</employeeID><name>Kel Varnsen</name></employees></account>

Here is the above XML converted into valid JSON using this action:

    "account": {
        "accountID": "12345",
        "accountName": "Vandelay Industries",
        "employees": [
                "employeeID": "1",
                "name": "Art Vandelay"
                "employeeID": "2",
                "name": "Kel Varnsen"

Fields for this action

  • XML

    • Enter the XML text or field reference to XML text to convert into JSON format.
  • Output field name

    • Enter the name of the field to store the converted XML text.

What will this output?

Output fields for this action

  • Output field name

    • This field stores the converted text in JSON format. The field name will be the output field name defined during configuration.

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