Sync Firestore with Activity Feeds
Made by Stream
Populates Stream Activity feeds using documents in a Firestore.
How this extension works
Use this extension to automatically create Activity Feeds from data in a Firestore collection.
The extension listens for Firestore write events and synchronizes corresponding activities in Stream’s Activity Feeds. The Firestore documents are expected to be stored with the following path, where
is customizable via the
The stored documents must have at least the following fields:
actor: the entity performing the activity
verb: the type of action performed on the activity
object: the content of the activity itself (often a reference)
For more details, see the Stream Activity Feeds documentation .
Before installing this extension, make sure that you've set up a Cloud Firestore database in your Firebase project.
You must also have a Stream Activity Feeds app set up before installing this extension. You can do so on the Stream site.
This extension uses the following Firebase services, which may have associated charges:
- Cloud Functions
- Secret Manager
- Cloud Firestore
This extension also uses the following third-party services:
- Stream Activity Feeds ( pricing information )
You are responsible for any costs associated with your use of these services.
Note from Firebase
To install this extension, your Firebase project must be on the Blaze (pay-as-you-go) plan. You will only be charged for the resources you use. Most Firebase services offer a free tier for low-volume use. Learn more about Firebase billing.
You will be billed a small amount (typically less than $0.10) when you install or reconfigure this extension. See Cloud Functions under Firebase Pricing for a detailed explanation.
What you can configure
- Cloud Functions location
- Firestore collection name
- API key for the Stream API
- API secret for the Stream API
How to install this extension
Using the Firebase console
To install and manage extensions, you can use the Firebase console.Install using console
Using the Firebase CLI
To install and manage extensions, you can also use the Firebase CLI:
Step 1: Run the following npm command to install the CLI or update to the latest CLI version.
npm install -g firebase-toolsDoesn't work? Take a look at the Firebase CLI reference or change your npm permissions .
Step 2: Set up a new Firebase project directory or navigate to an existing one
Step 3: Add this extension to your extension manifest by running
firebase ext:install stream/firestore-activity-feeds --local --project=projectId_or_alias
Step 4 (Optional): Test this extension locally with the Firebase Emulator Suite
Step 5: Deploy the extensions in your manifest to your project
firebase deploy --only extensions --project=projectId_or_alias