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The Airtable Academy | Become a Pro with Airtable & Zapier

teacher avatar Tobi Troendle, Strategy Consultant & Business Developer

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Lessons in This Class

24 Lessons (1h 37m)
    • 1. Intro | How to work with this course and who’s your instructor

    • 2. Sign Up | How to register for Airtable

    • 3. The workspace | How to work with spaces and bases

    • 4. The first table | How to start every project in Airtable

    • 5. Import & export data | How to get basically everything into Airtable

    • 6. Formulas | How to play with the Excel-side of Airtable

    • 7. Arranging data | How to combine Airtable and Feng Shui

    • 8. Group data | How to build visual clusters in seconds

    • 9. Filter data | How to build digital nano-particle filters

    • 10. Sort data | How to sort your data in every direction possible

    • 11. All-in-one table setup | How to fully configure a table

    • 12. Introduction to views | How to get different perspectives on your data

    • 13. The Form view | How to capture data from Airtable-Aliens

    • 14. The Gallery view | How to show your data in the most beautiful way

    • 15. The Kanban view | How to build a better Trello in Airtable

    • 16. The Calendar view | How to see your data through the eyes of a calendar

    • 17. Linking records | How to create relationships between your tables

    • 18. The Lookup function | How to pull data from other tables

    • 19. The Rollup function | How to pull aggregations from other tables

    • 20. Junction Tables | How to get detailed infos on relationships without stalking

    • 21. Paid features | How to (and when to) make use of the paid features

    • 22. Send emails | How to automatically send emails using Airtable and Zapier

    • 23. Schedule appointments | How to plan meetings with Airtable, Zapier & Calendly

    • 24. Build websites | How to build websites with Airtable and Google Sites

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About This Class

Tons of Excel-Files, redundant and inconsistent data sets, long hours of manual data cleanup and vague guesses rather than informed decisions due to a lack of reliable data insights.

Does that sound familiar?

Do you look for a data management solution you can tweak and adapt on the fly to your needs?

Do you strive to ditch all these locally stored excel files for one central web-based solution?

Are you tired of watching your files to load, your PC to crash and to boot up again?

Do you look for a tool to design your own workflows and automate your processes?

Well, with Airtable the years of struggle come to an end.

Learn Airtable and tap into a new world of managing your business and your private projects:

  • Create one single source of truth instead of tons of Excel-Files

  • Stop manual monkey work and create automated workflows

  • Start managing your project instead of managing your data

With Airtable Academy you can get from beginner to expert in only a couple of hours.

This course was specifically designed to get you ramped up fast, so that you can start building your own solutions. After going through the lessons once, it will also be a helpful ressource to pull up if you would like a refresher on one of the topics.

The practical examples inside this course will help you to understand how flexible Airtable is and you can take base your work on these solutions instead of starting from scratch.

This course uses the latest version of Airtable so that you‘ll get an explanation of everything currently available.

What you will get in this course:

  • A step-by-step video course, taking you from beginner to expert level

  • All the resources to download and follow along

  • Access to the course community

  • An instructor to ask everything, so you won‘t get stuck in your learning journey

This course is designed for all the creators out there, who love to tackle projects on their own instead of using predefined solutions.

You don‘t need any knowledge about code or databases, we will cover everything necessary in the course.

If you have any questions beforehand, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me! I want to help you on your learning journey in the best way possible.

Thank you so much for considering this course and see you in class very soon!

Who this course is for:

  • Creators striving for a flexible and powerful solution to their data management
  • Employees wanting to get rid of overcomplicated Excel-files
  • Entrepreneurs looking for an easy-to-use solution to manage their business around one central system
  • Automators trying to achieve the next level of workflow automation without coding
  • Anyone looking for a clever and easy solution to manage their data

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Tobi Troendle

Strategy Consultant & Business Developer


Hi, I’m Tobi. As a strategy consultant and business developer I help enterprises and entrepreneurs to achieve and exceed their goals. My work is based on several years of experience working for international cooperations as well as local startups. Besides that, I hold a bachelor’s degree in business management and IT and a master’s degree in business engineering.


I consider the internet as the greatest learning opportunity of our time and have spent hundreds of hours on platforms like Udemy myself in order to develop new skills. Now I want to give back and also contribute to this great community by sharing my knowledge on everything that can make your work (and personal) life easier. My focus is on no-code-applications, as I believe strongly in the... See full profile

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1. Intro | How to work with this course and who’s your instructor: welcome to a table like enemy. Thanks so much for joining. And congratulations on your decision. Me personally, I think there is nothing better than to invest time and learning new skills. I'm Toby, and I will be your instructor for this course. I've already given a lot of classroom trainings on the table, but this is my first online person, so I'm probably as excited as you are. No, you might wonder. Why is this guy having such a strange love for table? Well, at the beginning off this year, I started a new job and I had to deal with lots off They got So I started looking around because extra didn't fulfil my needs. Believe me, today I discovered air table. It was like gaining in new Superpower. I really hope for you to get the same feeling after taking this course during the course. Whenever you have a question, please feel free to reach out to me. You can reach me here on your Danny by a Twitter or via email. You should see my contact information below. When you go through the court, please look out for the resource is whenever the a sample data needed. I included it in the material section, so make sure to look there. If you struggle somewhere, please let me know so that we can make the course better for everyone. So that's it for now. I wish you lots of fun taking the scores and gaining new data management superpowers Happy learning. 2. Sign Up | How to register for Airtable: All right. Off we go. And this best that I want to show you how you can set up your account in a table to get things started. Therefore, first go to air table. Don't come. And you should see this home page. There we go out to the right and click on. Sign up. Now we have to enter our contact details here. Simply enter your first name, Last name on duh. Then we go on the email and we have to create a possible ridge. Okay, As soon as we have finished, we click. Sign up. Now a table will ask us some different questions, which you can simply answer whatever might apply to you. Doesn't matter. We could continue. And here we have another field where it all stands for the name of our workspace. And also the collaborators reap unto in. But we can skip the step for now. We will do all of that later, so simply click. Skip there is getting started guide. We don't need that because therefore, you're taking this course right? And now we're already in a table. Ask you to confirm your email and also to invite your friends. You should definitely go and confirm your email that you're correctly set up in the air table system. All right. And that's it. There we are. This is our first for experience and join me in the next video to learn more what the workspace actually is and what you can do with it. See your damn 3. The workspace | How to work with spaces and bases: all right now, after it successfully signed up, you're now on your new home screen in the air table, and every time you launch a table now you will come back to this screen. You can think of the screen like Windows Explorer or a finder on the Mac. You have the overview about all your data you put into a table, and a table helps you to easily structure your date up by putting it into basis. These are the limits, crazier and into workspaces these already over categories. But what exactly is a workspace in the base? That's what I want to briefly go over in this video. Let's start with a workspace workspaces something like a folder, and it includes all kinds of different basis. Break space has become really relevant in the later step when you think about going premium because a table doesn't have any premium licenses for your account in total. But their table has premium licenses for work spaces, which means you can have premium workspace. You can see here I have still the pro trial left on defy create a new workspace by clicking ed workspace here, create workspace. All this home now you can see I have their free. I come back, you. So that's probably the main difference between the workspaces. I don't ways. You can structure your work basis as you like. For example, if you want to use air table with your family at home and with your colleagues at work, it probably makes sense to create two different work spaces just to structure the basis in there and not to mix things up. So that's the first main concept here on the home screen. The second concept under home screen are the basis inside of work. Speak. Base is probably a short version off database, and that's what we want to create in a table. In general, we want to create different collections off data, and we will store these into the basis. It's really important to understand that your data always belongs to one base and that you cannot copy data between bases, so make sure always to store all the data you need together in one base. As I said in the introduction, we want to use a table to build your overarching business system that you can use basically for everything in your business careful. We want to create a new base in this first, so we click at a new base and now you see you have different possibilities so you can set up your new base. You can start with the template, which is always good in the beginning, because it helps you through structure things. You can import a spreadsheet, which I'll show you in a later video, and you can start from scratch. And that's what we want to do now because I want to enable you to build your table databases completely on Europe. So we click here, start from scratch. We start by clicking at a new base, and now you can see all the different options you have to create a new base. Starting with the template is probably a good idea in the beginning, because there you get a lot of structures already built for you by air table. You can also import a spreadsheet, but you don't have to do it now. You can also do it later. I'll show you the different options in the future video, and you can also start from scratch. What do you want to do in this? What we want to do this time because I want to enable you to use their tape of review to its full potential. So start from scratch and now comes the fun part. First we can give our base and main, for example. It's quickly. Okay, we can give ah color to the space on. We can also select on I can hear Okay, and that's it. Basically no basis already set up. Now with a simple click, we can dive into our base on Here we are. And this is where all the magic happens in the year table and how this magic happens. That's what I will show you in the next video. See you there. 4. The first table | How to start every project in Airtable: in this video, we will take the first step towards our ultimate business system by building our first table on. Do you think about your business? There is one thing you probably already have, or at least wister have. And that's clients. And because I think that's true for basically every business. This is why we start with clients table. So we started up here and name our table the way we want it to be, so simply publicly. Call it clients or it. Now we can name all our columns here in this video, I believe the first column blank because the first column is always really important in Air Table, and it will be the unique identifier for a data set, a data set that's always all the data you enter in one road. And because this identifier is so important, I want to hold it a bit differently, and we will do that in the next five years. So for now, we start here in the second, told him. And if you think about your clients, there's probably one thing every client has, and that's the first and the last name. So we start by clicking up here with the double click on and call it first, Me and no. Here's the next important thing. You're seeing a table, which is the field type. In the end table. You can give you a date out all kinds of field types, and they are really important because they help a table to understand which kind of data is in each column. So always make sure to tag your data correctly. It helps and table, for example, to differentiate if it's a name or a number. Because, of course, you can do calculations on numbers and subtract one number from another. But you can't subtract the name from another one to make. These differentiations that's by a table needs to know exactly what's in the color for our first name, as that's pretty short, we will open up the drop down and select single line text, and that's probably the most standard take. You can give your data, and if you're not sure, always used single line text because you can't go wrong with that one. All right, okay, you can also enter a default text, but because everybody has his own name where you don't need to do it, so we just hits life. Okay, now you already created your first column. We will do the same thing now for the last name, because that's also important for a customer. And we will open up to drop down again and select also single Eyetech, and it's safe again. But probably that's not all the data our customer has. And we want to enter an address, for example, that can be done by creating a new column here. On the plus sign, we will name this column street and single line text fine again so we can save. And we will also need a city which is also a single line text, and we wouldn't need a country also single artist. Okay, we have a client who has already a name and an address. But of course, we also want to reach our clients, which is why we need an email address. Name this column email, and if we looked through the few times in the air table, you can see that there is also an email field type which we can use here that makes it easier in the later step to send automated emails to this address which is why we will select this time email, okay? And our kind will probably also have a phone number. So that phone and there's also a phone number attack here. Okay? Safe again, Andi. Then there are two more columns which I want you because I want to know when I last contact of each flying. Also in a later step, to automate the process to remind me when I have to contact on my client's again on, for example, to schedule another appointment will then just to keep in touch. So I'll contractors, that's what we call my field on. And then I will select a date. Careful with the late you have all kinds of different options in the air table. How you conform it them. And here you can simply select a format that best fits you. So I'll keep that former and you are able also to include the time field if your business is more time critical. But I don't think we will need it in this case. Okay, we have that. And as the last field, I will end the last modified update to see when which record was updated last. So I can always keep track If my data is up to date or not. Well, at another field, call it last data and you will find a special deal. Type for that as well. If you go down to the bottom, then you will find last modified time. That's what we're looking for. And we want to have it look at every field in the table. But you could also make it only look at specific field. But that's not were needed here. And so we just, like, safe on all Editor Paul feels all right. That's it for now. And our first table is now join me in the next video to fill our table with data. See you day. 5. Import & export data | How to get basically everything into Airtable: all right. After we created our first table in the last video, it's now time to fill it with data, and the cool thing is, a table is pretty flexible on getting all kinds of data into your table. Here I found that one of the most popular worries to full on data into your table is to import data from Excel or from Google sheets, because probably you already got some client data somewhere lying around, and you want to bring that into air table. So that's what I'll show you first, how you can get your data from Excel into a table. I therefore prepared a little sheet of some sample data on die. Also included. This sheet in the resource is tab here on your Demi so that you can find the state out there and just use this sheet off simple beta. What else suggest is if you were half each other somewhere. Lying around is to make sure that your columns and air table are in the same structure than they are here in your excel. She that makes things really easy for the import, and you can rearrange and shuffle your columns around later on an air table anyway. I'll show you that also in another radio. If you have your sample data open, what we have to do is simply select all our data here. And then we can just go buy a copy Paste command, see on all minimize the tub. Andi, also like here my first column we want to use now Click Command, be all right. So now Air table assess If you want to expand the table and at all the new rose Also in day that you had in your excel file Or if you want to stick to the three rows you have there is a default. Of course, we want to expand the table in this case so I can continue. Um, takes a second and here we go. We already implemented all our data and you can see everything is now here in our air table . That was pretty easy and fast, wasn't it? I really like this feature about a table and I'm always blown away. How fast that really is. Okay, so if we look through all the data, everything looks good. We have here all the names we have, the addresses of all the emails in there. We have different dates for contact, and we have also the last update of field here. We can see when all the data was editor in this case, and you can already see I, for example, take this guy to Denver. Now add it then. It already changes the time here so we can also see our last updated field works. Another thing we could do is we always have the same countries here. So off course, we could keep them as, ah, single line text. But there's another field type that would be really useful in this case. So I can also now change the fuel type and therefore just double click to feel on. Change it from single line text to single Select because it's always one set of countries where people come from. And so I don't need to type out every time the country. But I can make it easier for myself and also for others who might use this table just to give them a pretty defined set of options from which they can choose room. So shows single, select their table already recognized all the options I got in here, so I'll just kick safe and I'll have to convert to data into this new form. And here we go. Now, we can already see that we have our field, Mel, as a single select field. You can see it now because we get this little error here and now I can just select from the options off countries we have here. I could also enter a new country, for example, maybe disguise from Belgium. So type Belgium. And then you see already that I get the option. Told radio, I'll enter that here and know you can find it here in the list again. So, dead words. OK, I'll just undo that. Okay? And so our customer table is already done. All right, so that's it for now. As we got all our client data into our database, join me in the next video to see how we can use formulas to make more of our data. See you day 6. Formulas | How to play with the Excel-side of Airtable: all right. Now, after we brought in all our data from Excel, it's time to make more out of it here in and table. The cool thing is, a table not only has a standard field type to you for the columns, but it also has a formula fuel type, which is pretty powerful. It lets you integrate a lot of functions. You would usually only find an excel, and the cool thing is, you can always apply them here to a whole column. So you never have to be afraid off breaking and formula because you accidentally lead it out off cell in Excel here. It's always set, and you can configure it always for the whole column. And that's exactly what we want to do here for our first column. Now that I told you one of the first videos, it's always important to give you data sets here a meaningful name in the first column because that's basically the name off the data set. Therefore, in this case, we want to give it has a name, the full name of our customers, first name and last name come by, and we can easily solve that are using a formula. Therefore, we double click the field here and we select the formula future here. Bottom formula. Okay. And now we have here our field where we can insert our formula and you can already see here at table stairs. May. But all the columns I have here, So in this case, I can at the first name. And in order to combine things about formulas, you're always empty and sign. And we need the last name afterwards. If we had safe now, you can already see It worked, and it combined first name and last name. But of course, you see, there is no space inside. And of course, we want to have that space in between to make it easier to read. Therefore, we double click it again, and we manipulate our formula in order to insert that space. That's pretty easy. Just at some parentheses and the space bar in between. All right, we know we need another inside, and so we can easily add the space in between. That's in safe and see if it works. Yes. Looks good. All right. So best how we can do that. And later on, when we link tables together, it will be harder to identify from which table some records came. Therefore, I always like to include a little emoji here in the first column, which makes it easier to recognise, okay, desire to contact. And they are from the client's table. So therefore I go to emoji PD A, which is a great resource, by the way. And I already selected the best in show emerging, and you can simply copy that we protect our table. And then we want to insert that in here. That's also a great functionality, by the way that only edge table has. And it's really not bad. Easy and excel, for example, to work with the emergence on the table. It makes it really great to find a way through your data, because emerges are really good to guide you huge amounts of data. All right, so now we go back in here and you are formula and will set some parameters, feel agan paste or emoji on. And then we need another and sign here and we can hit safe. Let's see perfectly that work, all right, and that's how easy it is on the table. To add some formulas by the way, there are tons of formulas in and table, and I thought a lot about it if I go through every formula in district area and I decided against it because you will find a formula for every specific case. But I cannot address all the specific cases, and you would be pretty tired after watching three young for me. That we do is probably so. That's why I decided against it. But what I will do is I will include you the Formula Feud Reference Guide from Air Table, which is a great resource where you can find all the different kinds of functions that are available in air table on. For example, if we go down there, then you will find every formula to get over the little description, what it does, and so you can find a formula for everything. Also, if you need help with any formula, just dropped me a note in the comments. All right, so that's it for this video, and I hope to see you in the next one 7. Arranging data | How to combine Airtable and Feng Shui: in this video, I want to show you two functions how you can arrange data in air table that have saved me a ton of time already. The first, it's about rearranging columns. Remember these times and Excel when you wanted to swap two columns and you had to insert another column, copied accountants from one to the other column, copied IATA, called him around there and then the lady column in between, I had to do that a lot of times. And so I was so happy when I found out about this great feature in air Table that you can simply drag and drop a column wherever you need it. And the great thing is, that doesn't only work for columns, but it also works for the rose, and you can see here as soon as you go over there, your medicine becomes a little hat, and then you can simply grab and drag and drop the's names around. So this is really a need functionality that you can rearrange all your data with Dragon brought another really useful functions. The function to hide fields. You already see it up there and what this little wonderful button does is A soon as you click it, you can see all your columns here and you have this on off button you already know from yours. Marry from probably. And what you can do here is simply turn the columns up, and now our people got about smaller. This can be really helpful, especially if you have huge tables with a lot of columns. Just decide which columns you want to see and wish you want your height and so you can easily navigate through your data without scrolling through the rightful often our. So that's pretty great. And as soon as you want to bring them back in, just turn them back on here. And that's it for this video. I hope you found it as useful as I do see you in the next one. 8. Group data | How to build visual clusters in seconds: all right. Now, after we have learned how to arrange our data, I want to show you another neat feature of air Table, or you can make more and quicker use of your data. Next, we want to look at the group function. You can find a group future up here in the menu bar, and it does like the name says. Route your data by a selected column. Simply click to a group button here, pick a field to group by and select one here. In this case, country makes probably a lot of sense. So all the group by country and you can already see how your data start shuffling around. And, no, it's neatly group by country, which makes it really easy to identify. For example, all customers from Canada here. It's also pretty useful, especially if you have big data set is that you can expand and collapse all your groups, so simply right click here and collapse all. So now you can see all your groups you have, and you also see the count how many data entries they are per category, and now you can only expand the record of interest to year for example here, the United States. If you want to have all your records back in the first few, simply click with the right and click expand All. Another great functionality that comes with group feature is that you can summarize your data, and you already see that here in this field you get account off your data and for all the other fields. You can also do that if you want. So, for example, if you want to have another county, for example, you can True Summary and Phil. If you click here again, you can also elect by percent or anything else, or simply kick none because we have to count already here. But it's probably more interesting. For example, here for the contact. They there we can select it, and we can, for example, look at the latest state. So here we can see here in the United States. The last time reconnected with one of our customers was at the end of August, and so you can easily make sense of it down here. You can also see it for the whole table, which is also pretty helpful, and you can select all sorts of summaries like for example, also the date range here and many more. It also works with numbers. And, for example, if you have all the orders in here, which we will do in the latest step that are placed by a customer, you can easily summed them up here in the group French. Remember in the beginning, when I told you it's really important to name every column correctly. This is now where it really pays off, because when naming your column correctly, then air table can recognize arrived, disses it eight, and then it can offer you all the specific summary function or a date. There's one more thing that's interesting about it, because it's a possible not only to grew by one field, but you can grew by as many fields as you like. So you could select here another few to group by, and you could select, for example, the city. In this case, we have always believe only one customer. Adversity, yes, but in case you have more than one customer Prince City than it would also be pretty useful . If you want to de select one of the grouping filters, simply click the little expert in here and it's removed. All right, so that's it for this video. So you in the next one where we will learn about filtering. 9. Filter data | How to build digital nano-particle filters: all right, let's dive right into filtering after we learned about grouping. It's not that hard to learn full during because it works pretty much the same way, but it also comes with its own need. Functionalities a table does really great job with filtering and grouping because so much more powerful than any spreadsheet software that Google sheets or excel, and it saves a ton of time. Let's that right in. As you probably guessed, you can filter here with this little button called Filter, so simply click it, and here you can enter your criteria. For example, we could select here the field we want to use like the country feel, and we could select an option. So, for example, if we want to filter for all customers in France, simply click it. And now you can see here we get all the customers living in France. Another need feature that Air Chamber Council is that it always colors the column, which you're filtering. So if you're not sure if the folders applied, you can simply check if one of the columns is colored or also up here. One of the icons there is colored. The good thing is that we cannot apply only one full too. But we can add as many filters as we want, so we simply click. Add a filter and the only thing we have to decide is if it's an end or an or filter. So, for example, if we want to have all the customers living in France or in Germany, then we can select or on beacon like country again. Is Germany all right? And in that way we could select growth off these countries. If that is not enough for us, we could also select another filter. And we could select, for example, where our country is also United States. So I think you get the point, so it's pretty easy to do dead. But the multi select field there would be also another option to filter. Oh, delete these two filters and sure you here because you can not only change the field and the content off the field you want for the by. But you can also change the operator here so you could also select any off and now we can select all of the countries here we want to have so for the same example like we just had, I could select Germany, Franz and United States. This is also a great functionality to easily and quickly filter your content. And even if you feel the dead way, you could also add another filter. This time we could select um and Filter. And we could, for example, select where the contact with field is also example. One month ago. Okay, now you see all records are folded and we cannot find any of it. So let's elect another time range like maybe one week ago. And there we can see we find one off our contacts who was contacted last week and who lives in France. All right, and that's how filtering works. And if you want to remove the filters, it's the same game like with grouping. Simply hit the little X button and de select your filters. And as soon as you clean amount, you get all your data back and you can work with your whole data set again. That's it for this video. See you in the next one 10. Sort data | How to sort your data in every direction possible: All right, We have one more data arrangement video to go and then we know basically everything about that topic in a to you. So far, we learned about arranging our data by Dragon Drop. We learned about grouping filtering And in this video people talk about sorting, which is the last functionality It works as you would have probably expected. With this button up here, that button you can click on you can pick a field to sort by. So we could start by sorting by country, for example, as we did before with the group in the filter functionality on gear, you can see now we have everything sorted my country. The cool thing is that we can leverage the data declaration again. What I talked about earlier because we told Air Table that for example, our date is really a date. We can also sort by dead. So, for example, if I kick contact, then we can also fill their from one tonight. Here. So you see, now we have everything called it that way. Additionally, we can also include multiple folders so we could select another one, and maybe also filter by first name and you always see here you get a lot of options you can choose from. So, for example, you can also say that the first name should be the main priority. And you can already see in the background our air table shuffle sedate are. It's also good to have this little talk about here because so you can select if you want to keep it always sorted. Also, if you add new contacts through your database or if you want to have a just one time shorted and then go from there, right, so that's basically it on filtering. But one more thing. I want to show you as where you finish up. Data arrangement Now is the best thing about eight arrangement because you can off course leverage all these functionality together. So, for example, we could start by grouping by country, and then we could add a filter to say or came. We only want to see the countries where any off, maybe Canada, France or the United Kingdom so we could exclude all the other countries from the list on. Then we could also say, All right, we want to support them and most importantly, we want to soared by first name. And then you see, in each group that data is rearranged, unsorted, and so you can get exactly the view in your one in your data, which is pretty neat. So that's it on data arrangement. And I'm already really looking forward to tell you more about use in the next chapter, because that's one of the coolest function allergies Air Table has to offer. See you there. 11. All-in-one table setup | How to fully configure a table: all right. So far, you learned a lot about setting up your tables and arranging your data. This is a little in between exercise here because every business not only needs clients but also needs products or services. And I already created a table here for our photographer, which we are doing the base for. And as a little exercise, I want you to try to recreate in space in the materials attached. You can find all the data that meets ago in this table, and you can also find a folder with all the pictures, try to upload them and try to make sense off everything you can know. Post the video and try it out. And a soon as you're ready or if you get stuck somewhere, then simply hit the play button again and watch me building for you your lack and happy building. All right. I hope you were successful. If not, please let me know where you struggled so that I can adopt the contents and make the course better for everybody. But now let's I write in and create a products table. Therefore, simply click up here on the plus sign. And this time I selected Imported approaching. You can also start with an empty table and then copy and paste the contents in there. But let's try it out this way. Or this time I went ahead and shows a C three file. So therefore, you get here to this menu, and then you can simply drag and drop your file here, then simply had upload take a second. And here we are. Here is all over data. So now we can start by re naming our table all the products cane. What we have to do now is name all the fields that are not named correctly. So in this case, I have to name this field I d. And I'll switch it from single line Tex to a number and also like the interject number because the decimal number always has decimal points after the coma are point wherever you might be on the insurgent number only had full numbers. All right, we'll convert it. Yes, on. So we have our i d there. We need to name that field correctly to name. We have our collection here. We want to have a single select here because, of course, every product can only have one collection. It appears in okay. And we already have the option saying simply saying, All right, we got that on. Then in the next type, let's see the sizes. All right. Insult. We wanted to use a check box here, so simply select check box and green check. Mark here is OK, so we will also convert that. All right, the price. It's also remember. And you look down there. Maybe you also found the currency tech. So we will use that, and we will use the dollar. OK, convert. That's perfectly. It looks good. All right. And then we have the preview here, and that always doesn't work like it should. And you might have noticed that I also provided you all off the pictures in a separate folder because unfortunately, you have to upload them manually. I'll show you a better way later on, but the other ways more complicated. And we need to learn a lot of stuff before him. So for now, I just go ahead and delete all these pictures here. Cain, By the way, you probably won't have found this column in your data export because I took it out before , and all right, now we need to upload all the pictures. Unfortunately, that's a little bit of manual work, so I'll just show you for one of the pictures. First, I have to convert this column to an attachment column, See where it is on the attachment waas up here. All right, It's insane. Okay. And now we can go ahead and take our Fuller where we have store to pictures and start bringing them in, All right? And you will see the little real here indicating that its upload all right, it's probably pretty boring watching me upload 20 pictures, so quickly do that and be right back. All right, Now all the pictures are in as a last step, we need to do the groupings I did than the last base. So therefore simply grew by collection. And what we also want to do is to add the aggregation fields here. So I select a person checked. Sure, if I had to sum or believer on average here, and that should be it. All right. And so we have our products table, and now we can easily find all the products by collection. And I'm already looking forward to use this table with you in one of the next video 12. Introduction to views | How to get different perspectives on your data: welcome to the world of youth. The cool thing is, I can already promise that you will like what you will see in this chapter. Because table really has a view for everybody. No matter what you need is and how you want to look at your data, you will be able to do that after you watch the videos off this chapter. So first things first. What is a view? Well, a table has the foundational belief that there is always one set off data that's in your base off course. And that's a list we just created. And even though there is one set off data, you can have many different perspectives on the same set off data and a table enables you to do exactly that. For example, here, in this view, we created a lot of filters, groups and assortments. So this data already looks pretty different from the chart we created in the first place, right? The cool thing is that we don't have to do that every time we want to have this view, because if that's what you re like, then we can simply save it. And we can do that by just giving him a name here by double clicking on maybe calling it soared of you. OK, but now you might ask, How can we get back to the original table without all the filters? We'll simply click on this little air over a year, and you can add another view and we will select another great view here. So simply click are great here. And you see, here we have our table again as we know it from the first time. You can also give that table a name right here. Now call that master of you because that's the pure raw data without any filters applied. You know, whenever you want to change your view, then simply click up here and now you can decide if you want to have to sort of you or if you want to see your data in the standing, you The cool thing is it doesn't matter in which view you do any changes. So, for example, if we give bust ya on here a second name, it's called him Peter with a second name, and I'll save that. Then I can go back to our master view here. Andi, you can see him here also changed. So air table will always keep track that all the data stays exactly the same. But you can have all these different views. And the cool thing is, later on, when we talk about sharing your fuse that you can share out by you, meaning that you can only share a selected set off the top of the selected group of people . So, for example, if we go back to our out of you on here, we say, OK, maybe the email address and the phone number is something not everybody should know who sees those lists than we could simply select high fields Here we height the email and phone number, and maybe we also moment, see when we contact him and when the last update Waas. So we reduced to this, and now we could share only this list here, and everybody who has this link could only see this list. But we on the other side could also have the master view here where we can see everything off our customers. So that's a pretty neat feature. And the cool thing is, it doesn't stop with the several tables and several for use in the chart view, but there is a lot more, and that's what I'm going to show you in the next videos. See your day. 13. The Form view | How to capture data from Airtable-Aliens: All right, Welcome back. In this video, we will take a look at another sort of you which is to form, view, form You is really useful because it allows people who have no clue about air table don't have an account and don't have a membership to contribute to your database. And how did works? That's what we're going to look at in this video. So let's dive right in in order to create a form you here for, ah, customer table. For example, if we want to allow people to sign up themselves by falling just out of form, we can simply go up here to master view where we also created or a second grade for you. But instead of another review, we will create a form of you here, right? Clicked upon time and we're not here. You can see already. You're for it. Looks already like you might know it from a Google form, for example. And the great thing is that it's also pretty customizable. You can add images here, but I have to say you have to be a premium member to edit both off these pictures as you're probably like me, right? now on a test account where you have the premium you can get both off the pictures to illustrated. Novel. Eric Alva. Image first. You can select your file here and I'll just drinking. Drop a file here. Andi uploaded. All right, take a second on. Then it should be there. Perfect. Okay, Now we can give our former title. In this case, I would call it a customer sign. Okay. You can also add a description year if you like you. And what you can see here is all the fields you already know from your review. So it's basically the columns here, and it allows people to enter data on. The cool thing is, you can also customize them. So, for example, if you click here, then you can decide if you want to make this feud required. And the first name, That's also what we use as identify air. So I would make it required. You could add some help takes if you want, but I think for his name is pretty clear. Last name. We will also make require on then email. We will also make required because we want to have that street we can leave that as optional him here on also the city And here we have the country. And remember that we selected a single select for the country. That's what also is in here now and so you can see that all the options we got are now shown here. And the cool thing is, you can also decide how you want to show it. So if you click this field, you can decide if you want to show it is a drop down or as a list, so you can see then already all the options are visible here while the drop down you have to pick this little era first. So I would suggest if you don't have too many options, then always choose the list because it saves one click. Because when you use the drop down, you have to pick here first and then something. But of course you can handle that. However you like. In this case, I would also make the country required that we know where our customers come from. We can leave the phone as optional, and then we have contacted here, and that's a field we don't want our custom, Mr. For law. So that's why we open it up. And we simply kick Hyde field here. And as soon as you click hide field, you will see it over here, and it's not showing in your form anymore. If you decide, you need to feel just simply a dragon. Drop it back in, but we won't need it in this room. If you're on a premium plan, you can also click this little about here, and you can give it an extra title or something. And if you're on a premium plan, you can also select with this total here. If you want to show the tape of branding on all right, down here, we have some options which are pretty useful. You could decide to redirect your in your L. For example, if you have your product portfolio, are you want to redirect a people to a newsletter? Sign up, then you could do that here. Also, you can customize the message that is shown to your customers after they signed up. Submit another response. You could at that. But of course, if your customers signed up one time, you don't want to sign up again, and also you don't want to show a new form in this case, but we want to get an email at our email to get notified with a new customer. Sandra. All right, so now we customized everything we need and then, by clicking open form up here at table will open up a new tab, and here you can preview your form. How your customer might see it looks pretty good, perfect. And I go back. And whenever you want to share it now, with your customers, you can click here on share form, and here you will get the link that you then can send out to your customers. You could also restrict excellent over passport and specify an email domain you want to see . But of course, in this case, we can just leave it open, copy and paste the link and sent out to our customers. It is also an option to embed his form on your side. On one of the later videos, I will show you how to do that in combination with beautiful sights. All right, so now you learn how to set up before and now you can start letting out us do the work for you. See you in the next video 14. The Gallery view | How to show your data in the most beautiful way: in this video, we will take a look at the gallery view. The gallery view is especially great if you uploaded some visual assets to an attachments column and you want to present them in an appealing way to show you the full potential of the gallery view. Let's dive right in and go to our products table that we created in the lesson in between. Remember all the pictures. You upload it here. Well, now is the time to let him shine. In order to create a gallery view. We'll go here to reviews and remember that we created bridge and for Muse before. And now we will create a gallery. You okay? And now you can already see what they were. Keller reviewed us. It places all your data sets neatly on such little cart here, and especially if you have something visual like the pictures here, you can now see them in a nice layout neatly stored here. And you can easily find one you're looking for. You have the same options than with the other views. So, for example, first you can name your view here on this case. We can just name it gallery view so that we can find again. Some simply enter cane and then we got it. You all right? Another useful feature is that you can customize the cards were exposed with the button up here. You can already see not showing some of the data we have in our charge, but it doesn't show all the data in order to select which data should be shown here, let's go to customers card. And here you can see all the fields that are shown in which feels our insurance. And you can also select which of them you would like to have here. So, for example, if you would like to in q two Price simply add it here, and we can also at the in stock. All right. But now we can also rearrange our information because came name and collection is most important, but and maybe to prices the next important thing and then size and instead, okay. All right. You can also select how you want the image should look like. In this case, the crop option is selected, but you can also select fit option. Then you have the whole picture. But you also get these borders so I like the crop option pretty much, and I will use that here. All right, so that's how you can use together with you. And you can also leverage the other functions that we already got to know in the chart. If you like, for example, of filter so we could filter here, where in stock is checked for exam, and then we can show only the pictures that are currently in stock. That's especially great if you want to show this as a product catalog, for example, on your website, and you can also shared his view without us. By clicking up here to share, you, create a share a bowling, and he got the link again that you can send out your others and you can collect. Your viewers should be allowed to copy data out of the few for product at a look, for example. You don't want to do that, Andi. You also don't want to show all the fields and expanded records. That's dangerous field, because then your customers could access all the data. Maybe you don't want an excess everything because there's some internal information in the data off, and then you have the same options for restriction by passport or by email. And you can also embed this view, and I will show you later how to do that. All right, so that's a gallery view and probably the most beautiful option to show you data to your customers. 15. The Kanban view | How to build a better Trello in Airtable: don't assume that you have already seen all the views Air Table has to offer because there's even more in this video. We want to take a look at the camera and view. And if you know Treadle, then the Cambon view will be quite familiar to you. Let's take a look. Therefore, we can select again our products table here, and we switch from the gallery view, but not back to the grid view. But we create a new view here, and it's already called camera view. So simply click here on you will be brought to this field here. You can give it a name up here again. For example, on, before you see anything you need to choose a grouping field, a grouping field can be any single select field or a collaborator. Few in this case, we have collection as a single select field. So we will take this one. All right, Now you can see that we have all our data sets here stored by collection. Now you can do the same thing that we did in the gallery view because you can customize your cards again. So you already know how it works. We can select a cover field and have a preview here and now we have all our pictures back. And then we can also take a look what we want to show in here on. We have to name here, okay? And maybe we're also going to show the price again. All right. I think that's it for now in this year. So now we have a nice conmen view where we can see all our products by category. We could also move them quickly around. For example, if I move that picture over huge nature, that's very quick and then changes the tech in every view. For example, if I go back to the grid view, then we could see that the triple here is now also categorized as nature. But as that doesn't make too much sense with your back to become interview and switch back over here. All right. The Common View office also a little bit more functionality than the gallery view. So, for example, you can also sort your biggest sets here again. So kick and sort and we consort, for example, by a price, and we want to see the highest price first. Okay, Now, you can see for each category as you get the highest price items on top, and then you can go down and go to the lower price ranges. As the common view is also another form of grouping. You can do the same thing that we could do before when we grew our data sets and you can collapse your thing. No data sets so you could make them smaller and just show, for example, the animals one here in the big view. So that makes it really easy to work with that, and that's especially useful. For example, if you also think about managing project on the air table, you do that in an agile way, then you can you will be one of your best friends. All right, so I'll expand my records back here, and additionally, you can access all the sharing options up here. You already know from the other views you have a link here and you can select all the access rights and have the option to embed this view also into your site. Okay, so that's it with this few. But we're not through. There is one more of you to go and we will do that in the next video. See you there 16. The Calendar view | How to see your data through the eyes of a calendar: in this video, we will take a look at the last few we haven't seen so far. The calendar view the calendar view is especially need if you need to make sense of your data time whites or for project management, for example, in order to take a look at it. Let's switch back to our clients table because a calendar view makes only sense for data where you already have dates included. And here in our clients table, we have that remember the contacted column back there? We can use that and see in a calendar when we last contacted our customers. In order to do that, simply go back here to the master you where we can arrange all our views and select calendar down here, right? First things first. We have to choose a day feel. In our case, we can take a look and we have contacted and the last updated field. And we want to use the contact with field here if we have a start and an end date, for example, for a project that we could also use that here and show time frames in our calendar. But for our case here, that's all right, and we simply click done. And now we can already see that we have all our clients here. In this calendar of, you know, we can skip through demands and see you when we had which customer added to our database, which is a pretty neat feature. The cool thing is, even though that it's a calendar you're still able to filter. For example, we could add a filter again for the country, for example, and select only our French customers here. Okay, now you can already see here in the list that we have only the French customers listed here . If we look into the record, you can see here, these are all French, right? Not a really good feature about this calendar is if you click on the share Tet and create a terrible Cullen willing. Then you have all the options here you know, already from the out of use. But you also get a bit more options that you don't get in the other views there. For example, if you want to share this link, you can set here some special settings and selective you want to show a monthly basis, or maybe on the A G paces, and you could also collapse the weekends. And another link that you shouldn't look over is that I call subscription Lee here, which is really handy. For example, I have all my to do lists in their table and by using the Eichel subscription. Ling, I connected the air table calendar with my Google calendar and so I can see all my to do's in my Google calendar. So that's a really neat feature. And if you use a calendar in air Table, it's pretty useful to get your table calendar entries into your regular work calendar. Right? So that's all the important stuff that there is to know about Calendar. And we're also through with all the views. Let's take a look at all of youse we already learned about. We learned about the reviews form. Here's calendars, galleries and Cameron views, and I hope I didn't promise too much. As I said in the beginning off this chapter that you will find a view that can exactly display what you need, and it didn't find a view. Then drop me a note and I'll show you how you can find. No, I'm excited to take you into the next chapter where we will learn how we can link different tables together and create not only separate tables but one extremely powerful database. See you there. 17. Linking records | How to create relationships between your tables: hi and welcome to this next chapter. So far, we learned a lot about bringing our daytime to air table, creating our first child's, arranging our data over the group and filter functions and looking at our data from different angles with the views in this chapter, I want to show you how you can link separate tables together and therefore make a table even more powerful. That's a will, makes a pretty easy to link tables together. And it's not that complicated, as you might remember it from Excel, where you had to use this re lookout function that didn't work for off the time, at least in my case. So in order to see how it works, let's dive right into our tables here. In our case, we have so far the products table up here with all the products, and we have a client's table where we have all our clients. But wouldn't it be great if we could lead these two tables together and see which client bought which product? Well, that's exactly what we're gonna do in this video, so therefore we start by going to the products table and back here we will add another column, so call it is called him or there Fine. And now we need to select a new field type that we didn't use so far. You open up the top here, you will find a field linked to another record, and that's what we're gonna use. Soon as you click it Air Table, ask you to rich table you want only if you want to link to clients table over here or into the product saber as we are in the products table. It doesn't make too much sense at the moment. Tooling to Dione table. So we will select the clients people all right, and now you can decide if you want to allow linking to multiple records. That's important to decide, because in that way you tell Air Table. Each picture can only be sold to one client or if it can be sold to many kind. As our photographer sells only print out, he's able to sell it for more than one client. So relieved a story along, and we could limit the records election to review what we don't want to do in this case. All right, so we go. It's safe. And now we have our ordered by column here and at the same time, if we go over to our clients table, then you will see that we have a new column here as well. On a table creates that automatically. This column is to make sure that we have the relation in both off the tables. So if we go back to a products table, we can now start by heading customers. I prepared you some customers you can enter there in the resource is step. If you want to do it the manual way, then it's really easy because as soon as you click the plus sign here, then you will find all your customers from the other table, and you can simply select them. And now you see, you can also select more than one customer who bought a picture. So maybe this picture was brought by other states, and you just picture was bought by Christian on and maybe also by Gallagher here on that one that was maybe bought by Catharina. All right, I'll let some more and be right back. All right Now, each of our pictures was at least bought by one customer in year and you can see it back here on. The nice thing is, you can see all the customers who bought a picture, so you can also see if there was more than one customer who bought a picture day, and we go to the client stable over there now and now. We can also see here all the products for each customer and so we can see which customer bought which product, all right, and it's as easy as that to link your tables together. If you want to know more about the records, simply click one of the records here, and it will open up to tap from the other table. You will also see a little hint from which table air table Poth alpha beta. That's especially useful if you have lots of sheets here and now, you can easily find all your information for our product, also from your customer table. All right, and that's as easy as linking tables together in a table is join me in the next video to see how we can shuffle even more information around between tables. See you there 18. The Lookup function | How to pull data from other tables: in this video. I want to show you how you can leverage the linked records function from the last video and shuffle even more data around in between your tables. We will do that using the lookout function and to see how it works. We will dive right into our example here again. So let's say you edit all your products here to your kind stable, but you notice it's still very difficult to see which picture which find order, because maybe you don't know which picture is behind each product number. That's not a problem, and we can solve that with the lookout function. In order to do that, we will create a new column here and call it a picture names, and we will select the look up financial year. That's the Here it is. That's a lookout function we want to use. Click it on time, and then you will notice that you have to select a field on this table that you wanna use for look up and you can only use linked record fields like this one we created. Here you're open up the drop down. You will also see that you cannot use any of the other fields because, of course, they don't relate to any other record. But the products field does, and it always relates to another record from the product stable up here. So we will use this field, and now we can choose any field from the product. Say what we want to see in this table here. So in our case, I would like to see it the name here. So I'll just click name and it's safe. And here you go. Now you get all the names off the pictures, each customer bought and as soon as you add a new record here to the linked record. So let's say he bought also another picture on, and now you can see it's also in here in the list. We can also try that in the other table for one time. So let's say, for example, we want to know here also to country you, from which the customer comes from to see if maybe one picture is especially popular in one country. So we'll add another column select to look up again. Name this field customer countries. And here we have to select order by field because that's again, the only link records feel we can use, and we will choose a feel. So, for example, people still country here. It's safe. All right. Now you see, we have all the countries in here from the customers who ordered the pictures. Look up. There's a really great and powerful functionality that saves you a lot of time because you don't have to look into different tables all the time if you need something. But you can easily just pull this column into your table. You use most and have all the information available. Letter fingertip. If you think you need lots of luck, appeals in your table also know the problem, because remember the height fields function here. You can simply total them off if you don't need them. And if you need him again, simply turn it back on. It's as easy as that, and there are even more ways so you can link your tables together. And in the next video we will look at another way. See you there 19. The Rollup function | How to pull aggregations from other tables: in this next video of on and introduce you to two more useful functions in the context of link records, the count on the lookout function and to see what these functions really do, let us that back into our example table here we will start in our products table and to keep things neat and clean all just side to customer countries for now. So imagine you have all these product here. And, of course, you see all the names back there. But what's really of interest to you, that's which are the most popular pictures in each collection. So therefore, the count function is really useful in order to use the count function. Let's add another column here and we will simply name account. Okay on. We will change the field type to count down here soon as you selected, you have to select linked records field again, and in this case again, we have only the order by a link record Field into the client's table there. All right, you have that and we get safe, and it's as easy as that to get account so and large does a little bit. Then you can already see this picture was ordered by three customers, while this picture, for example, was only ordered by bomb. And now, with the some function, you can also see which collection is the most popular at the moment and where you have most of your orders. So now you could, for example, also use a sword function. We can feel to sort by and let's take the card and sort from 9 to 1. And now you have your pictures in each group ranked by popularity, and you can easily see which picture was ordered. How many types, if a simple count is not enough and you want to know more about your data and the relations in between, take a look at a roll up for you to try that out. We go back to the clients table, so imagine we have now all our clients and the clients table. And wouldn't it be really useful to know which guy and generated how much revenue? And you can easily find out about that in the air table, and therefore we will add another column. It will call this column revenue, you and we will change the field. Type two the so called rollup Field Que Onda roll up field will need a table to relate to again. And in our case we will use the products table. Andi, Now we want to see the price here. But of course, we don't want to see the prices stick together with $500.600 dollars. And so But we wanna have them summed up so that we have only one some how much each customer paid. And therefore we can easily add a formula down here and so we could count the values. What's basically but account functionality is what we just saw. But we could also some older values here. So if I kick some and save, take a second and here we go now, we have already all the revenues in the year. But we could also do know is for Mitt them again as currency. So don't click it again and you can go here to form hitting and select currency, for example. All right, that looks all good. It's safe again. And now we have the revenue by customer, and again, we can now use the sword functionality sort by revenue. Go from 91 on and now you can see now we can easily identify almost profitable customers. That's a really neat feature how you can aggregate information in between tables. If you want to know more about relations between tables, stay tuned for the next video. See you there. 20. Junction Tables | How to get detailed infos on relationships without stalking: all right, This last video about linked records, I want to introduce you to the concept of junction tables. So what is a junction table? A junction table is a kind of assisting table you will need whenever you want to have more information on a link. Sounds pretty abstract, right. So to illustrate it more at the moment, we have, ah relation between our clients and our products in our table here. And as we have introduce it in the last videos, we can see which customer ordered which product here. But what if, for example, our customers bargain about the prices or customers get individual prices on each picture and then they also don't order all the pictures at the same time. But you want to know at which time they bought which picture, so that would be a case where you need a junction table and I can always recommend to have a junction table in a case like this where you have clients and products. In this case, you can call your junction table something like order book. And it's really about that that you enter all your orders into the junction table and get a deeper understanding about each order. All right, so in this video, we want to build a drinks table and see what it can do for you. Therefore, we have to lead these fields here again. Because if we want to work with the junction table, then we have to do that from the beginning. All right, so we will leave that field here, and we will believe that field here for no right field. And so the link field is already out there. You concede by the little warning sign, so we will lead it and we will delete the revenue. Few. Because, of course, that doesn't work now. All right, now we can start creating our new table. Therefore, we create an empty table, call it order book, and what we will do here is in the second, people create a formula to ever unique identifier up here again. And now we can think about what we need to know about each order. For example, we need to know our customer ordered therefore great customer and we create a linked record field like we did before. And in this case, we will link to the client stable and we won't allow linking to multiple records because that would mean that for every order that could be more customers. But we don't want to have that. We want to have separate orders per customer. Okay, it's safe. And then in the second field, we need the product because we want to know, of course, which products our customer balls. So products on select linked to another record again, and this time we select a products table and let's think about multiple records. In this case, it makes sense because, of course, one customer can buy more than one picture in one order, and maybe he gets a bulk discount. So that is good to have a didn't want order. So we had safe here. That's probably also useful toe have ordered date so that for the day, and we will select the date field here for it. All right, Andi, as the last thing or price would also be helpful. Cries paid all right, and we will do that as our currency again. So we get over here selected dollar, and it's safe all right, and as easy as that. We created our order book. The only thing we need to do in the end is to create a unique I d per order. Therefore, we will add a formula here like we did in one of the first videos formula. And in order to make that really unique, we will combine the order date, and we will combine it that way on another and side on into a customer name. It's safe now. You can see only a little vessels here, But as soon as we start filling our order table now, some simple data. Then you will see that it starts filling right? Custom report is product here The order date Waas Street somewhere not You. See, it starts forming. But what I don't like in this case is that the data is pretty long. But the table has a nice feature how you can shorten the date or any strings in here. And we will do that with the left function. So we will insert that first left. All right, take the order date and you can already see here how it works. A table starts calculating from the left and then you can say it. How many directors you want to have before their table leads the rest. So in the case of a date, it's always 10 characters, right? Honorable. It's safe and see if it worked right? That looks good. So if we fill our order book and it's probably good to know first what the actual price waas and not only water price pages. So we will add another column here, and we will do that as a roll up field and we call it the list price, and we're willing to the products table and choose a field, which is called Price. We will have some again. All right, so in this case, it's only one picture, and we consider this price year. Actually, let's swap the list price and the price paid. So maybe we gave this customer discount and he paid only $900. Oh, and there we can see. We also need to form it that less price. Feel that we have everything neatly looking in dollars, all right. And in that way we created our first order. Now we can create a second board of here, select maybe just customer balls. Two products, Okay. And you see how the list price calculates up and she bought them your fourth. He paid three hundreds, so that's all right. And let's add one more order. This order is for for a lister here. And he ordered this picture. You bought it 1/5 and he paid $600. All right. And in this way, you can easily set up all thank you orders. And, for example, if a lister decides to buy another picture, then you can simply add another order for him. Select him again, select a picture he chose day. And maybe this one and maybe just order was on the sixth under at that time. And so now we can have all the orders. And we also know that Alistair report two times a picture. So if we go back to our product stable now and we want to have the information in here, which picture was bought By whom? We can easily do that again. We just need to have another look at field and we go to order book now and we choose the customer, feel right reading name with customers. It's safe. And now we can see which customer order which picture and link through the order book table here to clients table, so every click he record again, you can see that it links back into the client's table by other junction table. Probably take some time to wrap your head around this concept, but as soon as you have tried it out for a couple of times, you will see that it's really useful all right, and finishing up with this information. You're no all set for linking your records together. However you like it. Join me in the next chapter to learn more about the advanced tricks that a table has up its sleeve, and I promise you there will be much more. See you're there in the next video. 21. Paid features | How to (and when to) make use of the paid features: If you like their table so far and think about going pro, then this videos for you. I want to show you what features you get from the premium license and in the end of a live in my recommendation if it's worth it. So let's give you go to the air table home page. You can find the pricing tap up here and here you can see what she will get in the different license. So currently, you're probably on the pro plan like I am, because if you just signed up, you will get two weeks pro without any cost. Afterwards, you will be downgraded to free, and the first main difference is the number off records per Bates. So you will only be able to have 1002 100 records here. But seriously, 1002 100 records is a lot. And if you want to use a table only for private stuff, for example than I imagine should be enough for it to start. Additionally, you can upload way more attachments if you go to the premium licenses and get up to 20 gigs . And you will also get a longer revision and snapshot to Siri. If we look down there, All the features are the same for all the licenses. Where it gets really interesting is here to advanced on. My first recommendation would be really think about if you need to go to the plus plan because I don't think it gives you much, well, you because you only get a little bit more storage and more records. But it really gets interesting with the pro plane because there you get all the advanced features. So what features will you get? First? There are blocks and blocks are really powerful. In order to show you what blocks can do, we will go back to our air table based on, and I'll quickly jump in one of the demo basis. So if you go to the same logo and then we will select the product launch, you should have that as well. If you just signed up to your table because then it's in there as a demo base. So just like product launch and then up here, you can go two blocks, think of blocks as little apse with an air table and there are all kinds of different blocks, and you can do a lot of stuff with them. So if you click here on the expand button again, you can get your dashboard and full screen. And inside this dashboard, that's where you block's gonna live. For example, there is a time of block where you consent timers and you could have pivot tables, you know, from excellent already. And you could also get a product planning metrics, for example, For some blocks, you have to make them full screen first before you can see them. But here you see, now you can look at your data in a metrics view. Additionally, there are timelines, and they are also pretty need. So if I expand that, then you see you can generate full gun charts with an air table. And the great thing is, a table did a good job in the past. And now you're also able to export your can. Childs by a Pdf, meaning that also people who are not on your project and are not signed up to a table you can share. You can charge with them, so therefore blocks are really powerful, and if you want to get all out ofhere table then you really need blocks for that to create a block. I'll jump back to our base here. Andi, simply click blocks up here. Andi, click. Add a block. Here, you see all the blocks you can head to your database. And you see, there really is a lot what I found really useful in the past. For example, the old chart where you can visualize full organizations than metrics block, which just looked at this really good. And then there's also the gun block, which is really useful on another block. I want a brief you talk about is to send gridlock. Table tells you that you can send emails with those Ingrid block. Well, that's basically true, but it comes with some limitations, and the biggest limitation is that you can't send email automatically. And if you want to automate your workflow, so that's what you wanna do. And you don't want to hit the confirm button every time, right? So that's why I will show you in the next video so you can solve that problem of savior, and therefore you won't eat any box. You can do the trade with the free license. All right, let's look forward. Condon is quite useful, and that could be helpful as well. And they always work on new blocks like a three D space or an integration of Google hangouts. So if you think you're currently not getting everything out ofhere table, you want to get out, Then I would suggest Consider the blocks and therefore consider going premium. All right, let's go back to the pricing table. Additionally, two blocks you will get traditional color and styling options to see what that means. It's basically this button here, and this enables you to give you a feels a bit more color. For example, you could select a field like our collection here, and then you could give your fields more color, and you will see it up here appearing but a table, maybe design choice to just color. A small part of your data said. So if you think about getting whole rose in a color or something, that's not possible. But and therefore I think the color option isn't worth going cream you. What you can also do is you will have advanced calendar features, for example, for time frames are also advanced calorie, which isn't that useful to me, At least and what's more useful is the custom Brandon forms. So if you think about it before we created a form of you here in the client's table, the customers sign up for him. And with the premium license, you will get a chance to add a logo and at a background image. And you can also remove the air table branding there. So if you want to create professional forms that directly link into your table based, that could be also a neat feature. Additionally, you get personal and lock for use. So what's that? If we go back to our table and into the master view, for example, then you will see the people besides the view here, and this means if you click on it. But it's a few from many people, and all the collaborators can rearrange stuff in here and then change your few the premium license. You will also get a lot for you and the person of you, meaning that only you can access these views if it's personal, or you can also publish them and leave them locked without anybody being able to change anything. In your view, this can be also helpful especially if you use a table for automation. What we will look at in the next video. All right, take another look here. Oh, yeah. You will get the password and the rain restricted chairs. We have already seen that if we go here to the share view and go to insurable riddling, then you will see here that you get the options to restrict access to your base with a password or by email. That's also useful if you used a table, for example in the context of your company. So if we go back one time last but not least, there is the early access to new features. I have to say I really like this feature because it's always cool to see what their tables working on. But honestly, you don't really need it, all right. Last year, their table claims that you will get a better support if you have to. Premium license. I haven't tried at all so far, so I can confirm it. And everything else down here you will just get with the enterprise license. In conclusion, I would say the pro plan makes definitely sense of you. Plan to use air tape of for your business or for really complex private project. But in every other case, try to stick with the free version first and see if you really touched upon the reserve a table. Because with the 1002 100 records and the two gigs of storage, you can do a lot. And if you want to see what she can do with it, especially in terms off email automation, then stick with me for the next video. See you there. 22. Send emails | How to automatically send emails using Airtable and Zapier: all right. In this video, we want to look at one of my favorite topics in their table, which is workflow, automation, workflow automation with their table is pretty neat. And it saves so much time. So in our example base here, imagine the following workflow. We have created our contact form here for new customer signer, and we have the life somewhere in the web. And whenever a new customer signs up, we want to send him an automatic email telling him, Welcome to our community. So in order to pull that off, we need air table as well. A safe here. And the great thing is in the table. We already said everything up as we need, because we already got a customer input form here. Ready? And whenever a new customer interest, it's details we have learned before that they will be brought here directly to the master view. All right, there's just one more tool we need to make our email automation happen, which is savior free. Go to safe here. Don't come. You should see a page like this safe here is a great app that is basically a connector app and lets you connect all kinds of abstract gator and also has some integrated own functionalities like sending email, for example. So in order to make a workflow automation happen, let's sign up for the service. Enter your email address here. Andare also you mean here and click Sina. Right now you need to enter a password and it's signed up again. And now savior ask you some on boarding questions. But you can also skipped step here. Okay, Now what we want to do is we want to make is that And therefore we kick up here on makers that the first thing what we need to do is to connect our air table account Tuesday here. So we search here for air table, which will turn up here and then we need to choosing triggered a red. So we want our automation to run whenever a new record is entered in the database. So we had continue, all right. And now they here says to sign into a table. This is basically creating the connection between a table and savior. So we will do that. Say people take you to this window here and will ask you for your air table a p. I key. In order to find it, simply follow the link that is shown here by safe here. That's the easiest way to get there. We'll take you to your table account base and then you can go here and generate your 80 ikey soon as it's generated. Simply copy it and go back to your air table that comes. You could come back to this window and he said it. All right, continue on now. You have already connected a table with safety, so it's pretty easy. We continue here and now They were asked you which face you want to look into it and we can no see here all our bases in this case, we will select quickly Photography base And now say people asked us which table we want to look at this case. It's a client stable. Okay, As soon as we have done that Weekly continued on, we can test. If Zetia can find data in there, execute. It has a green mark there, and now we can select the second step. So what do we want to happen if there is a new record in our database? And therefore we use the built in APS by Saviour, and we use email by savior. And it's already configured in the correct weight, like we want to have it. As soon as there is a new record in the air table, we want to have safe. You're sending out about an email we continue on. Now we can customize the hope anemia. Therefore, we will send the email to the address that the new customer injured. So we were took here and you can see here all the fields we have in there from our table data picks. So we pull, select the email and we can all tied in a subject and or a subject is welcome to coun. You're matching all right. And then we can just in just some takes to you so we could say hi. And then we want to also integrate a name off the new customer, which is also pretty easy, because in here you can just select all the fields your customer foldout. So we will take the first name, for example, Andi. Then just type. This is just a regards to all right, Andi, That's everything we wanna send right now. No, we can also select the name Trump Room. This email should come from so I could write here from Oh, my. And we could also select a reply Email, for example, that you may use all the time for your company. All right. And you could, for example, also send the email cc to yourself. Okay? And that's it. Now you can already see a preview here how your email will look black, and as soon as you Then you can test and continue. And it will send an email to your first test user here and there. You can see. And there you can see if you're separating works right, and that's it. Soon as you're done, click done editing. And now you only have to turn yourself off. All right. And that's it. No. Yes. Up should work as soon as you activate your own email address. One more thing I want to show you in this context is that, say, Pierre has another trigger here. So, as an event, you could choose a new record. Or you could also choose a new record in view. So, for example, of you, I want to send emails only to customers who signed up from Canada, for example. Then you will just create here and you review called it cannot, Uh you okay, Onda? We will select a filter and filter where country is another. All right. So now only customers who sign up with the country Canada They will be shown here in this view and will be seen as new records in this few. So only these customers would get the email. And that's a really neat feature to send personalized email to target audiences. I hope you found this video useful. Join me in the next one where I will show you how you can connect. They pr also to Kelly and automate your appointment book. E see you there. 23. Schedule appointments | How to plan meetings with Airtable, Zapier & Calendly: Hi. In this video, I want to show you how you can automate your appointment booking and bring all your booked appointments automatically into air table that you have a great overview off all your customers day. So in order to do that, we need to create an account with gallantly first there for go to the calendar, Lee home page. And here we need to sign up. So just enter your email. All right? And sign up. Then you have to agree with a privacy policy on we will create just such an account. So I will enter my name here on double under custody. All right, I'll agree to the privacy policy and continue. All right, Now you have to confirm your email address first, so we will quickly do that and then go ahead. All right? So after you went to your email account, you should see a page like this, and you can enter your password again on your ready to go. All right, now, you can just create your your l handle. We can use that. That's fine. And tellingly will guide you through the own boarding here. You could connect an existing calendar and lead. Kelland Lee. No. In this way, when you have already appointment schedule in this case where you don't want to do that and now you can set your available hours. So, for example, if you're available for a new appointment all the week, then just go ahead with those regular schedule here, right? I will continue on. You need to select something here, for example, sales, marketing, and continue. All right, then you can take a test and see how your calendar works. So now you've got this webpage with the handle. You're just selected. And here you can let your customers book appointments. So, for example, here on Monday, selected time 10 15 confirm. And now I would have to enter my details here. And that's also the details. We later want to get your air table, and then I can set up my appointment. So let's just do that, all right? Just a common and schedule. The event. Perfect. The event is now scheduled, and now the customer can had even to its own calendar. And that's how Callen lead works. So what we want to do in the next step is for ourselves to make sure that the data from this new customer gets directly send into our customer database in the air table. Therefore, we will use a peer again. So go back to safe here. And you should find your home screen that looks something like this on their we click make a new set. And in this case, we won't start with a a table. But we will start with tellingly, so simply search for tellingly here and at that to your savior Andi. Choose a triggered event. And you we want to use the 1st 1 Whenever you you went to schedule, then we will continue. All right, now we need to sign in again. But look, you sign in and this should look familiar to you from the last time when we connected air table to stay here and you can find your a p I key here on the integration pitch. It's important to know that you have to be on a premium or pro plan to use safe here. But I think that's really worth it to give your customers a really good on boarding experience there. All right, let's go to the Savior Integration Page. Andi, you confined your unique A P i g. So just copy that on. Let's go back to safety area here and enter your A p I key and then continue. All right? Perfect. No, you were set up, you contestant, continue on it. Looks good already. All right. And whenever a new customer signs up and callin Lee now we want to bring his data over to their table. Therefore, in the second step, we select air table to you on. The action we want to do is to create a new record. Continue on now. We need to tell air table where to store this new record therefore the here and select your table account. Frankly, continue. No. We have to select our base again on we want to bring it into the click click photography base and then we go here to table on. We want to bring it into the client's table. OK on what we're going to enter here is from Cali. Now you see all the data that was collected by Kellum Lee so we can store the name here on and let's see somewhere the email address. All right, so we have that here It could make sense that you adopt Kellan Lee Page also and require your customers in Kellen Lee to enter all this information. We have hearing our database. But in order to show your works, will we find that data for now? Okay. No, it continued. Andi know we can try it out on test it here. So let's keep test and continue. No, it should be working now. We only need to turn hours up on, and you can see it here. It's all perfect. All right. Now, when we go back to your table and go back to the massive you here seeing, then there should be a new record in the end. And perfect. You can see it here. There it is. And it's neatly stored in here now as where you wanted it to be. All right. And that's how you can add new customers directly from Callen Lee into air table 24. Build websites | How to build websites with Airtable and Google Sites: in this video. I want to show you how you can publish websites and integrate your contents from air table in the nicely looking weight. In order to do that, we will use a service from Google called Google Sites. Simply go to sites that google dot com and you should see a page, something like this. And here you can easily create webpages, which is a pretty cool functionality, no matter if you want to connect it with their table or not. So we click the plus button here, and we will create a new webpage. As soon as you click the button, you will get a preview off your webpage here. And it's pretty easy to configure that webpage. For example. We could start up here and change the image example. Bed one. Andi know I can add my page title. So in this case, people do product. Okay, now we already have. Ah, basic webpage here, ready? But at the moment, it only contains the title and some empty bases down here. But what we want to do in this case is that we want to integrate our products from our air table base. So if I go over to their table and come here to the product. What? I want to integrate us all of the product, but not in the chart view, but in a nicely looking gallery. View this one here, and I'll still have the filter applied because I only want to show the pictures that are in stock in my team. So in order to integrate this view into my Google side, Abu need to go here to share. And let's make sure that we already checked the button, that it's not possible for us to copy data all of this for you because we don't want the visitors of all weapons should be able to do that and also really make sure that this field isn't check that your customers would be able to see everything off your record, for example, production costs or something for your product. If you're sure that everything is configured in the correct way here, simply click and batters view on your side and we'll load a second and then you will already get a preview here. How air table will display this data and you can see a table display it also in a mobile view in a nice looking way, and you can decide if you want to give your customers the ability to filter and sort data by themselves in the product. Had a look. We don't want to do that. I think so. We will uncheck that. And you see now the options that were here before they are removed, you can always turn it back on C here. And then your customers could also sort themselves. And at the same time, when I struggle it off, you will notice that the coat changes. Okay, so now it's all what we need to do next. This to take this code. And there's no need to understand what's written here. Just copy it and go back to your Google site. Know what we want to do is we want to embed this coats. It'll simply hit in bed. And don't go by your l. But I embed code here on pace. Your content. We just copy from their table in here. All right. Takes a second to load and you will already see that you get your conscience from here table here. So simply click insert. And we can make this a little bit bigger, all right. And thats it basically, that's how fast you can create a website with their table and Google so you can make your product catalog a little bigger, like so on can be already published so you could give a year to publish. And you could enter a custom mural or simply at a sites that Google would come view slash that you are all that you could also use. If you just want to use it for your company, for example, that's probably fine. And if you want to give it to a broad audience than you can also look up your own domain here. Okay, let's check it out how it looks in preview mode. So here and I can see our product. Other look already looks really nice, and we have all our pictures that are in stock here, and we can view them here on the website. And if a customer wants to see something detail, you can just open it up. And people have all the data about product here. All right, that's it. And that's how easily you can create webpages for your contents from air Table