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Upcoming Changes to Quickbase feedback This October, Quickbase will be changing the system we use to collect feedback for the Quickbase platform from our customers. Our new feedback platform will be hosted on the Quickbase domain and integrated within the My Apps page. We will migrate active and recent requests from UserVoice. You can read below to learn more about what inspired us to make this change and how it impacts you. Why are we doing it Over the last 12 months, Quickbase undergone a lot of changes. We've released improvements to our table report , a new dashboard with updated charts , UTF-8 Support, too many new Pipelines channels ...
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Give Your Apps a Tune-Up using the Performance Optimizer We are proud to announce the availability of our new Performance Optimizer. This is a tool which you can run to scan a Quickbase app for performance optimizations. And the best part is that we can apply those changes to your app with a single click. This feature will be added in our September 2021 product release. (The Performance Optimizer is available on Enterprise plans only.) Background Over its 20+ year history, creative app builders have consistently pushed the limits of what’s possible with the Quickbase platform. Whether it’s apps with conditional fields that summarize data based ...
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Our Community neighborhood expanded with the inclusion of the Quick Base Knowledge Base. The Quick Base Knowledge Base has served as a library of technical information, walkthroughs, and tips collected over time by Quick Base employees to help users build apps to solve their business problems. Previously this information lived on our Developer site as a separate resource that was retired on April 22nd, 2018. In order to help enrich our Community, the Knowledge Base has been integrated as a new category and article thread type. Not only will helpful content from our existing Knowledge Base be hosted in the Community but the Knowledge Base will be expanding with ...
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Automations to Pipelines: Migration Project Management With the recent announcement of our plan to retire Quickbase Automations in January 2023 many Admins have begun the process of planning how they will migrate their automated workflows to Pipelines and training their admins to take advantage of the new functionalities and workflows. To help users begin to migrate we launched our Automation Migration Tool which helps admins to transform some of their most commonly used Automations into Pipelines. Knowing that a migration task can have a lot of moving parts beyond just that transferring of Automations to Pipelines for admins, this article is going to ...
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[The Quickbase Knowledge Base is your library of frequently-asked questions that help you better customize your apps to solve your business problems.] The easiest way to create the HTML for a Quickbase data entry form is to use the following wizard: https://login.quickbase.com/db/9kaw8phg?act=DBPage&pagename=formWizard.html Note : This wizard works with application tokens. If you want to use Application Tokens with this wizard add the following token to your application: cwfcy7gdzqrsyncqbi2bn4u4kr . If not, you can leave the application's token requirement set to disabled.
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NOTE: This article discusses a feature currently in beta. If you are interested participating in the beta program for Formula Queries, please submit a request in our Early Access App here . Please note, availability will be limited. Quickbase is truly an amazing platform, and I am excited to say it just keeps getting better. I currently work as a Solutions Consultant with Quickbase and have been here for three years. During this time, I cannot tell you how many requests I’ve received where customers or prospects inquired about methods to find duplicate values. This request frequently comes up when tracking contacts in a CRM, but I have ...
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Quickbase mobile – best practices for entering data while offline Whether your team delivers products to clients, conducts inspections, or services equipment, you can rely on Quickbase to solve challenges with your last-mile operational logistics. No matter where you go, you can use the Quickbase native mobile application to log the right data at the right time. And you can even add records while offline , uploading them when you get back to your home or office. But once you’ve learned how to use this offline capability, what’s the best way to prepare your team to get the most out of it? Here are the 4 steps we recommend you take before deploying a Quickbase ...
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JavaScript – Upcoming Formula Field Change in August Release With our August 2021 release app builders will no longer be able to insert or edit unsupported content (like JavaScript) into Formula fields. This is the final stage in the plan we announced earlier this year to change how Quickbase will handle custom code (like JavaScript) when it is placed outside of code pages. The plan to make these changes was driven by an effort to maximize security and stability in the Quickbase platform. This is especially important because many customers use Quickbase to serve enterprise-grade and mission-critical applications to their company and users. ...
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Alternatives to common JavaScript Insertion techniques: information and resources Earlier this year, we announced changes to how Quickbase will handle custom code (like JavaScript) when it is placed outside of code pages. We outlined three key areas of the product where we need to close the loophole that allowed custom content like JavaScript to be inserted. Our plan included closing one area at a time, every two months starting in April 2021 and finishing in our August 2021 release. You can learn more about the full plan here . This page includes a collection of enhancements and features we have released to extend the options available ...
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Quickbase Data Center Switch Overview In order to ensure the availability of the Quickbase platform, Quickbase hosts the platform in two geographically diverse data centers located in Las Vegas, NV and Denver, CO. Quickbase can run actively in only one location at a time with the other location running in standby mode. At least twice per year we need to switch between the two data centers as part of our normal disaster recovery plan validation process. The Quickbase platform instances in both sites are always identical so there will be no change in Quickbase function or performance. Switching between data centers allows us to ensure that Quickbase's ...
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Building Table-to-Table (T2T) Imports using Pipelines Introduction You may have used automations to trigger a Quickbase table-to-table (T2T) import. You can achieve a similar outcome in a pipeline using actions available in the Quickbase channel’s Bulk Record Sets category. This method has some advantages over using automations to trigger an import, such as the ability to choose values in a multiple-choice field. Overview Overview of example pipeline The basic T2T pipeline has the following steps: Step A: Prepare Bulk Record - identifies your destination table. “Upsert” is short for "update or insert". The behavior is similar to that ...
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Changes to the Automations Feature in Quickbase We’d like to take a moment to share some news about our plans for the future of the Automations feature in Quickbase. If you are using the Quickbase Automations Feature in any of your Quickbase Apps today, or are planning to create a new Automation in the near future, then this post is for you. Workflow automation has taken many forms in Quickbase over the years. Whether it’s been a simple email notification, a dynamic form rule, or even a complex script triggered by a Webhook, one thing that’s clear is that workflow automation is only going to increase in importance for customers and use cases of all kinds. To ...
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Quickbase Ending Support for Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) Starting on November 1 st , 2021 Quickbase will no longer support Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11). With Microsoft announcing their upcoming retirement of IE11, Quickbase will be prioritizing modern web browsers to provide a better overall customer experience. Using modern browsers to access the Quickbase platform is also important in delivering a secure experience. As builders create more data and visual rich applications, secure and modern browsers allow our teams to focus on improving customer experiences and future innovation using modern technologies. Quickbase works best ...
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JavaScript – Custom Branding Change in June Release Earlier this year we announced some upcoming changes to how Quickbase will handle custom code (like JavaScript) when it is placed outside of code pages. Our first change took place in April 2021 and now our second phase that will affect Javascript in Custom Branding will take place in June 2021 during our monthly release. You can learn more about why we need to make these changes, when each specific change will happen, and what you can do to prepare in our blog post . As of 06/13/2021 , app builders will no longer be able to insert or edit content (like JavaScript) that is not supported ...
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Automating with Pipelines: Information and Resources Pipelines provides Quickbase builders with the tools to easily design automated workflow that can connect across their Apps and other third-party systems. With Pipelines, you don’t need to write code to integrate your data and unlock the true potential of your apps. The technology that we’ve put into Pipelines builds on the lessons that we learned with our older Quickbase Automations feature. As a result, Pipelines is able provide a comprehensive foundation to support both the automated workflows that have become a core part of many Quickbase Apps, as well as new processes that require a greater degree ...
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New dashboards are now generally available Our goal here at Quickbase is to help companies achieve operational agility. That enables you to be more responsive to your customers, more engaging to your employees, and making your business as adaptable as possible to what’s next. Quickbase Insights is what we call the set of capabilities that help you unlocks real-time reporting and operational insights across teams, processes, and disparate systems securely. Quickbase Insights is key to achieving operational agility, and that’s why we’ve focused so much of our product innovation in this area recently. We just reached general availability for our new table ...
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Empower 2021 was Virtual which means you still have access to our 40+ Breakout Sessions, 30+ On Demand Quick Hits, and industry-focused networking sessions. This FAQ will help you to navigate everything Empower has to offer. Q: How do I register? A: You can still register here if you want to access Empower 2021. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and password to access the environment. Q: How do I log in? A: You can access the Empower 2021 event platform using the email you registered with and the password you received in your confirmation email. Q: What are the system requirements for the ...
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Hello Quickbase Community! My name is John Karas and I'm a Product Manager here at Quickbase. I'm super excited to share with you that on Tuesday April 27th, we launched our Platform Analytics feature into general availability! All customers who are on New plans (anyone with Read entitlements in their contract) will now receive this feature as part of their subscription. Since I started at Quickbase in 2018, I’ve continuously heard how customers wanted more visibility into how their no-code innovation ecosystem is being used . Quickbase can be used for just about any process you want track, improve, extend, or report on, so the idea of being able to see ...
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Supercharging Summary Reports with New Aggregation Options Quickbase helps businesses overcome tough process challenges every day. We do this by giving citizen developers the right tools to perfect their team’s unique processes. One of those tools is summary reports, making it easy for you to present complex business metrics organized by category. However, if you’ve worked extensively with summary reports you may notice some calculations not working as you expect. We’ve introduced a new report feature called summary formulas, to allow you to perform calculations on aggregated data without needing to create additional tables. The Averages of Averages ...
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Enablement Services at Quickbase With years of experience and thousands of wildly successful customers, our Customer Success Team have become experts in delivering maximum value in the shortest time possible so our customers can take full advantage of the Quick Base platform. We leveraged the last 20 years of learnings and customer feedback to design a suite of enablement services that have the flexibility to meet our customers wherever they are along their journey with Quickbase. Whether a customer is brand new to the platform or has been with us for years, we offer a personalized experience to help you achieve your ever evolving goals. Going beyond the ...
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