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Workfront is a cloud-based work management platform that helps organizations manage their projects, workflows, and collaboration. It provides tools for project planning, task management, document sharing, and reporting, allowing teams to streamline their work processes and improve overall productivity.

Refer to our website for the list of metrics and attributes available in Dataddo.

Refer to Workfront's official documentation to see all available endpoints from the Workfront API.

Authorize Connection to Workfront

In Workfront

To authorize your Workfront account, you will need your subdomain name and an API key (= API token).

  1. In your Workfront account, navigate to the Setup page.
  2. Under System, select Customer Info.
  3. In the API Key Settings section, click on Generate API Key.
  4. Copy the value.

In Dataddo

  1. On the Authorizers page, click on Authorize New Service and select Workfront.
  2. Fill in the following fields:
    1. Subdomain: Workfront subdomain name, which is the first part of your Workfront URL (e.g. mydomain from
    2. API Key: Workfront API token.
  3. Rename your authorizer for easier identification and click on Save.


To obtain an API Key from your instance of Workfront:

  1. Log in to your instance of Workfront.
  2. Click Setup in the Global Navigation Bar.
  3. Click System> Customer Info.
  4. In the API Key Settings section, click Generate API Key.
  5. Your active keys are listed under Your User's API Key section

How to Create a Workfront Data Source

  1. On the Sources page, click on the Create Source button and select the connector from the list.
  2. Select your dataset and click on Next to continue.

    If you are not sure which dataset you need but know the metrics and attributes, use the Search by Name or Attribute function.

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  3. From the drop-down menu, choose your account.
    Didn't find your account?

    Click on Add new Account at the bottom of the drop-down and follow the on-screen prompts. You can also go to the Authorizers tab and click on Add New Service.

  4. Name your data source and select your metrics and attributes. Please keep in mind that metrics and attributes depend on the selected dataset.
  5. Configure your snapshotting preferences. Choose your sync frequency or the exact synchronization time under Show advanced settings.

    If you need to load historical data, please refer to the Data Backfilling article.

  6. Preview your data by clicking on the Test Data button in the top right corner. You can adjust the date range for a more specific time frame.
  7. Click on Save and congratulations, your new data source is ready!


Data Preview Unavailable

If there is no data preview after clicking on Test Data, there might be a problem with your source configuration. The most common causes are:

  • Date range: Try a smaller date range. You can load the rest of your data afterward through our manual data load function.
  • Insufficient permissions: Please make sure your account has at least admin-level permissions.

Related Articles

Now that you have successfully created a data source, see how you can connect your data to a dashboarding app or a data storage.

Sending Data to Dashboarding Apps

Sending Data to Data Storages

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