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Tutorial: Print (Avery) labels

You can’t print to labels directly from Sodadb (you can in grubba.net by the way). It’s not that I am too lazy to develop it, but others can do this better. It’s easy to print labels via Avery Online once you know how. It’s easy...

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Tutorial: Export emails to mailinglist

Sometimes it’s useful to send the same message to multiple addresses. You can’t send bulk email directly from Sodadb, to protect us from spammers. But there are several options, we’ll discuss two in this tutorial. 1. Send bulk email from your local emailclient (suitable for...

advanced queries

Tutorial: use advanced search queries

With Soadb you can use advanced SQL-like queries. It looks a bit daunting at first glance, but bear with me, it’s much easier than you might think. And the rewards are high. Within Sodadb, you can use AND, OR, BETWEEN, REGEXP, wildcards, greater and smaller...

Refresh your database

Tutorial: collaborate with others in your database – multiple users

You can work in Sodadb with more then one person. Other people than the administrator are called sub-users. There are several ways to collaborate within your database. 1. Work within the main application itself, for example » You can set permissions and rights for each...

Setting user rights

Tutorial: which page/URL do I use?

You can embed 3 different pages in your website. Each one has different uses and advantages over the other ones. 1. The main application, You can set permissions and rights for each subuser individually. They need to visit your secret URL and login with their...

Set your formOnly preferences

Tutorial: let users fill out a form (formOnly)

Sometimes you just want people to fill out a form and that’s it. Great for surveys and such. You can do this with the formOnly option. Accessing the form is easy, just use this URL: http://sodadb.com/form.php?i=YOUR SECRET KEY You can set preferences for your formOnly...

Export your data

Tutorial: export data

There are several ways to export your data in Sodadb. 1. Export all data Click Option menu – Export your data. Export all records Export to .csv or .txt Export search query Exports all records within a search query to .csv or .txt (coming soon)...

Link to Tutorial: import data

Tutorial: import data

This tutorial describes the easiest way to import your data in Sodadb. I’ll be using the excellent (and free!) OpenOffice Calc. I am sure it can be done in Microsoft Access too, but I don’t like Excel (I am not a big Microsoft fan, but...

embed in your website

Tutorial: embed Sodadb in your website

There are two easy ways to embed your Sodadb database in your own website. 1. Embed in your website by using an iFrame (example is here) 2. Embed in your website by using a lightbox-like popup (example is here) And you can embed 3 different...