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Data types
All objects and some selected fields in the template are explained below. Please refer to our Bubble Best Practices document for guidance on how the Bubble database should be structured.
All data types and a few select fields are explained below. A good general rule to follow is that you shouldn't delete any fields that are included with the template and instead only add new ones.

⚙️ App Settings

This data type includes fields for all app-wide settings. Most of the data fields are controlled by the App admin from the Admin portal. There should only be a single object of this data type.
Field name
Type
Description
Ask for cookies?
yes / no
App Owner can control whether or not to ask users to accept cookies (if yes, a cookies banner will show on the homepage)
Email
text
Contact / support email that all emails in the application come from. Whenever a new email action is created in the application, it should refer to this field instead of being hardcoded
Email verification required?
yes / no
App owner can control whether or not to require users to verify their emails during the sign up process (if yes, users will receive an email that contains a verification link and they will need to click the link to verify their emails)
Name
text
Name of your app / website. This is the field that should be referenced anywhere where the name is used (instead of hardcoded).
App primary color
text
App and email template primary color
Usersnap off?
yes / no
This disables the Usersnap tool, which Airdev uses with its clients to submit feedback and bug reports.

App Variables

This data type is specifically for setting up custom app-wide variables for your project. Simply add fields as need and reference them from your pages by accessing the var - app variables

User

The user data type represents each person who has an account in your application.
Field name
Type
Description
Date agreed to terms and privacy docs
date
Date agreed to terms and privacy docs during sign up
Date signup completed
date
Date the user completed signup. This is populated upon sign up when the user signs up for an account by himself. If the user is invited to the app (e.g, app admin) then this is recorded when he first sets his password.
Inactive
yes / no
User is marked as inactive = yes when app admin deletes the user from the admin portal
Last login
date
Captures the last date that the user loaded any page in the app
Signup method
text
E.g., E-mail, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or etc.

⚙️ Dummy

This data type allows you to quickly preview your page layout by it as your data source. This is filler data for designers to create the UI.
These fields can be used to see what the UI of a page looks like with given types of data, which is helpful when you want to focus on the design and ignore the content. Building this way is also great when the designer isn't familiar with the data structures for a particular design.
Field name
Type
Description
Address
text
Sample address
Attachment
file
Sample pdf file
Background picture
image
Sample image
Cover photo
image
Another sample image
Email
text
Sample email
First
text
First name of a person
Last
text
Last name of a person
Long description
text
Paragraph-length text
Number of likes
number
Number larger than 0
Number of stars
number
Number between 1 and 5
Order
number
Integer used to order how these Dummy objects are displayed
Phone number
number
Number with 10 digits
Price
number
Integer used for testing price displays
Profile picture
image
Image of a person (or dog)
Regular picture
image
Another image
Short description
text
A sentence-length text
Title
text
1-3 word text

⚙️ Palette color

This data type is color palette list is referenced in the Air Color Picker plugin / element. Feel free to add more color entries for quick access when using the Air Color Picker element.
We use this data type for push notifications when we turn your app into a native mobile iOS or Android app.

⚙️ Email Template

Email templates are managed from the admin portal and act as the main parent to manage email content for different scenarios

⚙️ Email Template Variant

The email template variant holds the email content for its parent Email template. When using multiple languages an email template will have multiple variants... one for each language.
Field name
Type
Description
Email template
⚙️ Email Template
Parent email template
Is active?
yes/no
Sample pdf fileimage
Language code
text
Language code for the language this variant represents
Language name
text
Display name of the variants language
Text body
text
Text to use as the body content for the email
Text button
text
Button text
Text signature
text
Text to include as the signature of the email
Text subject
text
Text to add to the subject line of the email
Used to verify a users email

⚙️ Header

We create one record for each header you create for your application

⚙️ Marketing Page

Contains all the html and metadata used to display a marketing page

⚙️ Navigation Item

Contains all the code and metadata for an item such as a link, button, icon, etc that has been created for a footer or header element

⚙️ Verify

Stores the code data when a user is going through the verification process for their email, sms, or two-factor authentication.
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