PDF.co HTML to PDF is a feature provided by PDF.co, a cloud-based API platform that allows users to convert HTML documents into a PDF format. With PDF.co HTML to PDF, users can easily and quickly convert web pages, HTML files, or HTML content to PDF documents without needing additional software or tools. This API supports various PDF output customization options, such as adjusting the page size, orientation, header, footer, and other formatting options.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to convert Outlook email to PDF using PDF.co and Zapier.

  1. Open Zapier Account
  2. Microsoft Outlook App
  3. Setup Trigger
  4. Test Trigger
  5. Trigger Result
  6. Add PDF.co App
  7. Setup Action
  8. Test Action
  9. Test Result
  10. HTML to PDF Output

We have here a sample Outlook email to convert into a PDF.

Sample Outlook Email
Sample Outlook Email

Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to converting Outlook email to PDF.

Step 1: Open Zapier Account

  • Let’s start by opening your Zapier account and creating a Zap.

Step 2: Microsoft Outlook App

  • Next, search and select the Microsoft Outlook app. Then, choose the New Email to trigger when a new email is received in the inbox.

Microsoft Outlook App

Step 3: Setup Trigger

Let’s set up the trigger.

  • In the Shared Inbox field, add a specific shared inbox you have an access to get an Outlook email or leave it blank to trigger the read emails from your own inbox directly.

Setup Trigger

Step 4: Test Trigger

  • Now, we will test the trigger to fetch the email message from the Outlook inbox.

Test Trigger

Step 5: Test Trigger Result

  • Great! We successfully test the trigger and fetch the email message to the Outlook inbox.

Test Trigger Result

In this step, we will add the PDF.co app to convert Outlook email into a PDF.

Step 6: Add PDF.co App

  • Let’s add another app and select PDF.co. Then, choose the HTML to PDF Converter to convert HTML content or URL into a PDF.

Add PDF.co App

Note: To connect your PDF.co account to Zapier, add your API Key. You can get the API Key in your PDF.co dashboard.

Step 7: Setup Action

Let’s set up the action.

  • For the Input HTML or URL to convert field, select the Body Content from the Outlook email.
  • For the Name field. enter your preferred output PDF file name.
  • You can also change the other parameters such as Page Orientation, Size, Margin, and more. For this tutorial, we will use the default values.

Setup Action
Setup Action

Step 8: Test Action

  • After setting up the configuration, test the action to send a request to PDF.co.

Test Action

Step 9: Test Result

  • Excellent! PDF.co successfully processed our request and returned the generated PDF URL. Kindly copy and paste the URL into your browser to view the output.

Step 10: HTML to PDF Output

  • Here’s the generated PDF output from an Outlook email.
PDF.co HTML to PDF Output
PDF.co HTML to PDF Output

This tutorial taught you how to convert an Outlook email into a PDF using Zapier. You also learned how to use the PDF.co HTML to PDF API to convert HTML or URL into a PDF.