Dynamic Pages: Using Airtable to Create a Collection

  1. Home
  2. Knowledge Base
  3. Features
  4. Dynamic Pages: Using Airtable to Create a Collection

One option for creating collections is Airtable. To select this option, select “Content,” “Business Content,” and “Collections.”

Note: you must have an Airtable account and populate your database prior to connecting in Without Code. Visit Airtable.com for more information.

 

Click “+ New Collection.”

 

Select Airtable and follow these steps:

  • In the site editor, enter your Airtable API credentials
  • In Airtable, select the table you wish to use as the collection, this will open the Airtable API documentation
  • Under “Authentication” copy the example link
  • Return to the site editor and paste this link in the second field
  • Click “Import fields”

 

Define the data type for each field and click continue. The following table outlines the Airtable field types and corresponding Without Code field types:

 

Airtable Field Type Without Code Field Type Details
 

Text

 

Text
 

Long Text

 

 

Text

 

 

Supports HTML and row breaks

 

 

Checkbox

 

 

Boolean

 

 

Note: Only for custom widgets.

 

 

Attachment with one image

 

 

Image

 

 

Image must be added through Airtable

 

 

URL

 

 

Link

 

 

e.g. www.wocode.com

 

 

URL or text

 

 

Video

 

 

e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9aIidxFxcI

 

 

Phone number or text

 

 

Phone

 

 

e.g. 4036454798

 

 

Email or text

 

 

Email

 

 

e.g. help@email.com

 

 

Text

 

 

Location

 

 

Format: streetaddress, postalcode, region, city, country

e.g. 666 Home St, 12345, CA, San Diego, US

 

 

Text

 

 

Business Hours

 

 

e.g. SAT, SUN: 06:00-22:00; WED, THU, FRI: 09:00-11:00;

 

 

Attachment with multiple images

 

 

Inner collection that contains one image field

 

 

Images added through Airtable.

 

 

Number

 

 

Text

 

 

Currency

 

 

Text

 

 

Displayed without $ sign.

 

 

Percent

 

 

Text

 

 

Displayed with decimal and without % sign.

 

 

Rating

 

 

Text

 

 

Formula

 

 

Text

 

 

The result of the formula can be a string.

 

 

Autonumber

 

 

Text

 

 

 

Note: The builder will not import fields that are empty in the first 10 rows. This is due to API limitations.

 

Now, you can move on to Dynamic Pages, which will allow you to connect your collection.

Related Articles

Join Now