So I have had intermittent issues with the Item ID propagating in my zaps.
I have a job board on our site that takes jobs from our CRM creates a CMS item and then returns the item ID in order to run updates, the rough flow minus the details are:
CRM identifier > Webflow item ID > CRM
I currently have this set in the same Zap, so that both databases share their identifying ID and therfore carry changes from the CRM over to webflow.
Everything works well, however, the item ID from webflow often doesn’t get sent, and sometimes it does, I added a delay to give it a little extra time which did not help, and I have also routed it via airtable which in tests works but in practice does not.
My experience has been that whenever you create a new item in your Webflow CMS, the item id is always returned. If you’re not seeing that, here are a couple of thoughts…
Create a new zap and only do that, create a new CMS item, does it reliably return the item id?
If not… create a free Make.com account and do the same test. Thought being, is this a Zapier or Webflow issue? If that works contact Zapier support.
If not… contact Webflow support. Sometimes Webflow does have temp hiccups, and maybe this is one of them, but it doesn’t hurt to reach out to them.
If you’re familiar with tools like Insomnia or Postman, do the same (querying Webflow’s API) from one of those tools and observe the results. You’ll get the raw response displayed so it’ll be VERY easy to see if it’s an issue on Webflow’s end or not.