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Automatic Zendesk ticket creation

With SurveyLab you can automatically create support tickets in Zendesk system, basing on the survey responses. You just need a few steps to configure Zendesk and SurveyLab to work together.



  1. Go to Admin section
  2. Press API
  3. Enable Token Access
  4. Press add new token button
  5. Enter a label for API token eg. "surveylab" and press Create button
  6. Copy your API token


Account settings

  1. Go to Account Settings
  2. Enter Zendesk API token (copied from Zendesk)
  3. Enter Zendesk user login
  4. Enter Zendesk REST API URL (

Create a metric

  1. Press Design button
  2. Press Metrics button
  3. Press + ADD METRIC button
  4. Define a metric
  5. Set action create Zendesk ticket

You can use the following variables to create a ticket in Zendesk.

Variable Description
{surveyName} Survey name
{firstName} Respondent name
{secondName} Respondent second name
{email} Respondent email
{reportLink} Survey report link

NOTE. Remember to set points for each answer choice in your survey, eg.:

  • Fully agree (5)
  • Agree (4)
  • Neither agree nor disagree (3)
  • Disagree (2)
  • Fully disagree (1)