How to Add Collapsible Sections to Web Forms

Web forms that have too many fields often look long and cluttered. One simple solution is to group the fields into categories and then make each category collapsible. This way, users initially see a much shorter form to start, and can...

How to Set Up Email Validation in Your Web Apps

If you have public users who create personal profiles through one of your Caspio web applications, you can quickly create a system to help verify that the email address they provide you with is valid.  You can also configure...

How to Build iPhone and iPad Web Apps with Caspio

We have released a new-and-improved Mobile Kit to help you create mobile-optimized web apps. Learn more. Yes, it’s true that all your Caspio web apps already work on the iPhone, but it’s great to offer mobile users an...

Automatically Stamp Records with the Time and URL

Each time you create a new record or modify an existing one, Caspio Bridge can automatically attach many types of data to that record.  This is a great way to instantly capture additional information that can help you better understanding...

Display Personalized Messages to Your Users

Parameters are a flexible way for you to strengthen, customize and extend your Caspio Bridge applications.  Even if you have never used parameters before, or aren’t familiar with what they are, this week’s Tech Tip will make...

Widgetize Your App for Fame and Fortune

Websites live or die based on traffic. Adding widgets to your database is a great way to generate additional traffic to your site. Imagine that you have built a nice, searchable database that allows users to find information  related to...

Quick Ways to Customize the Look of Your Caspio Apps

Change Your Style with One Click If you haven’t visited the Styles section of Caspio Bridge recently, take a look at the new professionally designed styles that have been uploaded to your account.  You can select a different style with...

Creating Calendars in Caspio Bridge

One of the areas we’ve been working on this year is providing more ways for our users to visually present their data. In our release of Caspio Bridge 6.7, we’ve introduced a new Calendar DataPage that gives you the ability to...

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Section 508-Compliant Web Applications

Why was “Section 508 compliance” built into the recent Caspio Bridge 6.6 update? Imagine surfing the web with your eyes closed. All of a sudden, those little things you take for granted — like quickly scanning a table for...

Create Location-Based Web Applications with Caspio

Caspio Bridge provides you with a number of capabilities and services to create location-based applications. These include: Search by Distance Map Integration Automatic Geocoding With the Search by Distance feature, your search forms can...

Creating One-to-Many Relationships in Your Database Applications

The tutorial below shows how you can build an online database applications with a parent-child table relationship using Caspio Bridge. In this example, the user can search for Customers and then drill down to a details page where...

How to Track User IP Addresses and Site URLs in Web Forms

Tracking where your data and users are coming from has many benefits and can be easily implemented using the AutoValues feature in Caspio Bridge 6.5. Why Track User IP Addresses? New in version 6.5, capturing user IP addresses in the...

Make Your Data Accessible to Search Engines with SEO Deployment

If you have data that has the potential to be monetized and you want to bring the largest possible audience to it, you may want to make it visible to major search engines such as Yahoo, Google and Bing. Caspio has developed a...

Checklist for Creating Web Forms with Caspio (Part2)

5.) Tracking Adding a timestamp to the form will allow you to track when each record is submitted. Caspio also makes it possible to capture the user’s IP address if you are looking to record the page URL. This could be useful if the form...

Checklist for Creating Web Forms with Caspio (Part1)

1.) Planning Before you begin designing your web form, there are several questions you need to ask yourself. First, think about the purpose of the form. Why do you need it? How will you use the information you gather? Planning ahead of...

Document and Client Management with Cloud Apps

In today’s economy, more and more business are attracted to the cloud. It often reduces reliance on IT resources while offering increased scalability, 24/7 availability of information, and lower costs. Let’s use the legal industry as...

Block SPAM and Protect Data with CAPTCHA

The “Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart” technology, widely known as CAPTCHA, is a challenge-response test used in computing to verify that application responses are not computer generated....