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...

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...

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...

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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...

How to Make Your Search Applications Perform Faster

A number of things affect the performance of your search applications. Aside from infrastructure factors such as server load and bandwidth, database size and application design are two major areas under your control. In this blog series,...

10 Tasks for Managing Your Applications with Regular Checkups

You have built your application and rolled it out to your users. Everyone is happy. Now what? Do you know what you need to do to take care of your web applications for the long-term? The nice thing about a cloud platform like Caspio is...

Is Your Data Layout Working for Your Audience?

There is wisdom in the saying “different strokes for different folks.” Consider your Christmas list. You wouldn’t give your dad a tie if he only wears t-shirts. And a high-tech espresso machine won’t work for your sister if she...

Create a Custom Facebook Application for Your Business

Facebook business profile owners, we have good news for you. Caspio-Powered Facebook Apps are now available. Create any type of business application and easily integrate it into your Facebook business profile. Build apps to generate...

7 Tips for Creating User-Friendly Search Forms

If you are working with online databases and apps, chances are that you have already made or are thinking about creating a search form for users to quickly find the data they are looking for. We have gathered a short list of best practices...

Do You Really Know Who Is Using Your Apps?

Congratulations for rolling out your great new app to all your users … but do you know who your most active users are? Or whether people are having difficulty accessing your app? Do you know if they access it from the home or office?...

5 Tips for Password Protecting Your Applications

When password protecting your application with Caspio authentication, the following best practices can be used as a checklist to ensure important safeguards are considered. 1. Username field should be unique This is now enforced by Caspio...