External Database Collections

Customers with a custom plan can create a collection from an external database through the API. This can be done through the user interface or by following the instructions in the API Documentation.

External database collections have the following limitations:

Collection Number per Site 100
Fields 100
Inner collection fields 15
Text field character limit 2000
Collection name character limit 50
Field name character limit 50
Update data Automatically


Connect to an External Database

To connect to an external database:

  1. In the left panel, click Content, and then click Collections.
  2. Click + New Collection, and select External Database.
  3. Type the Endpoint URL and click Fetch collection.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Type a name for the collection.
  6. Select the correct data type for each field in the collection.
  7. (Optional) Add additional fields.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Import the collection.

The next step is to create or convert a Dynamic Page and connect it to your newly created collection. For more information, see Create Dynamic Pages.

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