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Creating a Home Page
December 01, 2022 12:25
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Create a home/welcome page for your users to land on to give context to your app.
Add a new table into datasource
In order to create a homepage, you need a table to work as the foundation. This table only needs a single record and only one field is required. Examples below are added into Airtable and Google Sheets.
Remember to run an update in your app and enable the new table. Add a Header
Click Edit Layout Select Header
Add in a title and description if required
Add in an image
Choose color mode and overlay
The size you want your header to be
The image position
You will need to set the display type to
One Record Only. This will allow adding further information onto the page.
Edit Layout Click Display
Select One Record only
After setting the page to one record only you can customize by adding widgets onto the page.
Click Edit Layout
Drag over the Highlight widget at the top of the page (using the 'welcome' field)
Drag over the Banner widget as text containers with additional information
Add an Embed widget to add maps, videos, and other features
Display important records from other tables using Record list
To make sure that users land on the home page we need to make sure it appears at the top of the navigation.
App Settings Select Navigation
Drag the Layout to the top
Remove edit button
We don't want users to edit the page since it's going to be a static page of information for them.
Layout Click Page buttons
Toggle off Edit button
To make sure that everyone has access to the page we need to set the permissions so that all users can see the page.
Manage field and data Click Permissions
Make sure Record Filters are set to All Records
If there are
User Roles enabled, make sure permission sharing is set to everyone
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