4 Ways to Promote and Extend the Reach of Your Apps

You’ve created your app with Caspio and deployed it to your website, but have you considered how to get more out of your efforts? Here are some ways that you can extend the reach of your Caspio apps to gain more exposure and usage: 1....

How to Create a Web Form That Converts

You’ve probably needed to create at least a few web forms as a crucial function of your website or application.  But have you ever wondered how many visitors struggle to complete your forms – or simply give up? Web form conversion...

Convert Microsoft Excel to a Web Database

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most popular “light database”. Sure, Excel is not a database, but its rows and columns can take almost any type of data without complaining, and data can be easily searched, sorted, and even...

How to Add a Lightbox to Display Images

Images can speak louder than words. As a result, more and more organizations are integrating photos into their websites and web applications. And in most cases, nobody wants to direct their audience to another page to view images at a...

How to Add a Timeout Script to Web Forms

Time limits are surprisingly effective at motivating users to complete a web form. Adding a timeout script increases the sense of urgency and commitment to finish your form within the allowed time. A time limit also encourages candid...

How to Improve Web Application Usability with Localization

Localization isn’t just about different languages. This week’s Tech Tip shows you how to customize your web application localization to ensure a more positive user experience. Caspio’s localization wizard allows you to...

Free Web Design Tools to Style Your Website

Caspio allows you to create amazing web applications entirely in the cloud without coding.  Your web apps can then be integrated directly into existing web pages using embeddable interfaces called DataPages. DataPage interfaces are styled...

Limit the Number of Maximum Submissions

Occasionally you may need to limit the maximum number of submissions in your web apps. Events, inventory management, promotions, and other apps with fixed resources often need to regulate availability. Using Caspio’s online database,...

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How to Add Default Text to Form Input Fields

Would you like to include default text on your web forms to instruct users? It’s pretty commonplace to see auto-clearing gray default text (sometimes called ghost text) on form input fields to help users complete information with...

Need a Mobile App in 2 Hours? No Problem.

We have released a new-and-improved Mobile Kit to help you create mobile-optimized web apps. Learn more. Mobile business applications are becoming increasingly vital for companies to stay competitive. So when Mike Morton, CIO and VP of...

How to Add a Custom Redirect on Form Submit

This week’s Tech Tip shows you how to add intelligent routing to your web forms by implementing a custom redirect on form submit, based on the user’s input. A dynamic form destination personalizes the user experience and...

How to Add Calculated Fields, Aggregate Functions and Data Grouping to Your Database Reports

Caspio’s New Advanced Reporting Features Help Simplify Data Visualization Sifting through a monster database to pick out pertinent information is time consuming and sometimes downright impossible.  With Caspio’s latest...

How to Add Custom Data Filters to Reports

Looking to improve both the traffic and usability of your online database?  Making your data easier to navigate and filter is a surefire way to get your visitors to interact, analyze data, return frequently, and recommend your website...

Add a Floating Navigation Menu to Your Website

In addition to creating superior online database applications, Caspio Bridge can also be used to add cool navigation and interactivity features to your website.  Best of all, with Caspio’s unique embedded deployment technology, you can...

Top 5 Tips for Web 2.0 Form Design

This week’s Tech Tip is an assortment of quick tips to give your forms a modern “web 2.0” facelift. If you are familiar with the latest web design trends, you probably already know that web 2.0 promotes a user-centric design...

Optimize Your Web Form Design for Maximum Usability

The importance of best practices in web form design is becoming increasingly essential.  Research has shown that when certain elements are incorporated in your form optimization, users are more likely to enter the correct information and...

How to Add Dynamic Data Charts and Graphs to Your Web Apps

New Caspio Bridge 6.8 Now Includes Charts In our continued effort to provide more ways to visually present data on the web, Caspio’s new charts feature opens up powerful capabilities to translate your flat data into exciting visual...

Integrate Google Analytics with Your Web Forms

Tracking information about your website’s traffic is an extremely important activity for any business with an online presence. For many people, the best way to do that is with Google Analytics.  Since it is the most widely-used,...

Add Social Media Sharing to Your Web Apps

One of the best ways to increase your presence on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter is to actively encourage users to share your content.  Browsing through the web, you frequently see a variety of social media widgets and...