3 Ways to Use GUIDs in Your Database Applications

A GUID, or Globally Unique Identifier, is a unique reference number used as an identifier in databases and software development. A GUID is stored as 128-bit value and commonly displayed as 32 hexadecimal digits like this one:...

What You Need to Know about Data Harvesting and How to Prevent it

The term data harvesting, or web scraping, has always been a concern for website operators and data publishers. Data harvesting is a process where a small script, also known as a malicious bot, is used to automatically extract large amount...

The Fastest Way to Publish Microsoft Access Online

Being a traditional desktop program, Microsoft Access has been mostly used for small-scale internal database projects. Its deployment limitations for the web have made the software nearly obsolete in the modern business world. Thus...

How to Create One-to-Many Relationships in Caspio Apps

For many database applications, you’ll find yourself in need of one-to-many relationships. For example, when displaying a customer’s record in a CRM, you may want to show the customer’s activity logs below the main...

The Beginners’ Guide to Creating a Caspio Web Application

If you are new to the Caspio platform and databases in general, you might find creating your first web application a bit intimidating. To give you a jumpstart, we’ve crafted a list of steps — Envision, Plan, and Build — that will...

Five Best Practices for Lead Generating Websites

Lead generation is the fuel of the sales funnel — and the techniques you use to connect website leads to your organization can make all the difference between hitting or missing your revenue goals. Using Caspio’s cloud platform,...

Dynamic Forms and Databases for Amazon S3 and Static Websites

Besides cloud storage, one of the features of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is highly reliable and inexpensive hosting services for static websites. While Amazon S3 is a fast and efficient way to deliver static content –...

How to Embed Web Forms in WordPress

Caspio enables you to create many types of web forms with tremendous flexibility. A unique feature of Caspio-powered forms is that they can be embedded into any website platform, be it a CMS, blog, portal, or static website, and regardless...

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The Right Way to Password Protect a Database

Preventing unauthorized people from accessing your data and applications is the number one requirement for apps and sensitive databases. By using Caspio, you have access to the most sophisticated and robust capabilities for web user...

Form To Excel – Three Ways to Get Web Form Data into Excel

One of the main features that Caspio users love about our platform is how simple it is to convert Excel to a web application. But what about the other way around? Storing web form submissions in Excel is easier than you may think. Here we...

Four Application Implementation Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

Let’s face it. The great idea that you have been thinking to implement with Caspio is not going to get done by itself. Someone has to build the app and deploy it to the web. So what’s in between you and the finished work? Well,...

Tech Tip: Generate Geolocation Coordinates from Submission Forms

Note: For these and other Tech Tips – visit our Caspio Online Help page. Every location has a latitude and longitude, also called geocode. If you have a database that contains addresses, having goecodes of the addresses gives you...

5 Ways to Use Conditional Forms

Last week, we released Caspio Bridge 7.3 as a small feature release to offer conditional logic in web forms. A new “Rules” tab now appears in the DataPage wizard when you create or edit a form in Caspio. You can create multiple...

One Application Template, Five Different Solutions

Caspio’s app builder allows you to adapt an application template to your particular business process or industry without too much heavy lifting. Take, for example, the task management application template. It offers the basic...

How to Create a Database from Excel (Part 1: Import Spreadsheet)

This blog series will show you how you can easily migrate your data from Excel to database, with low- or no-coding process, using an online database platform. No matter what type of business you are in, chances are that you email Microsoft...

How to Create a Database from Excel (Part 2: Build Web Application)

In the previous video series (How to Create a Database from Excel Part 1: Import Spreadsheet), we showed you how to import Microsoft Excel spreadsheets into Caspio to create a web database. We imported sales numbers as a typical scenario,...

How to Create a Database from Excel (Part 3: Embed App on Any Site)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this video series, we showed you how to create a database from Excel and build an interactive web application without any coding. Now it’s time to deploy your app. Part 3 of this video series will show you how to...

How to Make Your Web Forms Load and Submit Faster

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, we discussed the best practices to optimize your database search and search results page. In this last article, we will focus on how to make your web forms load and submit as fast as possible....

How to Make Your Search Results Page Load Faster

In the previous article in this series, we discussed how you can make your database searches perform faster. After the search has done its thing, the Caspio App Engine has to pack up the matching records, arrange it in the layout and...