Events overview

Events allow you to invoke intents based on something that has happened instead of what a user communicates. Dialogflow supports events from several platforms (like Google Assistant, Slack, and more) based on actions users take on those platforms. You can also create your own custom events that can be triggered via fulfillment or the detectIntent API.

Add an event to an intent

To have an intent respond to an event (as well as user's text and voice queries), follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Events section of the intent.
  2. Type the name of the event you'd like your intent to respond to.
  3. Press enter.
  4. Click SAVE.

Common events like WELCOME events may be auto-completed to help you pick the right event.