How to call iFTTT applet from HA

How do I call an IFTTT applet from HA? Everything I can find seems to be going the other way. I have an IFTTT applet that opens and closes my garage door and I want to trigger it to open the garage door when someone comes home and the door is closed.

Have you seen this: IFTTT Automation

Saw that but it wasn’t obvious to me given the examples how to actually call a particular IFTTT applet based on an event in HA

I don’t think you can just call any IFTTT Applet from HA. I think you have to create a new Applet with Webhooks as the THIS part. You provide a unique event name, and then from HA you follow the instructions in the docs to send that event to IFTTT. The one part that’s a little tricky is finding the right URL to use in HA. You can find that in IFTTT by going to

OK, that makes sense. I’m at work right now, when I get home I’ll try it out and see how it goes. Thanks for the help!