Bubble

Warning

IMPORTANT NOTE: Bubble does not allow you to use API on free plans unless you have an old account where it was activated since approximately 2020 and you already used it. So make sure you don't have a new free Bubble account with which you trying to create a connection.

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Getting started with Bubble

To begin using any of the Bubble modules, you need to first connect your Bubble account to Make. If you do not have a Bubble account yet, you can create one on bubble.is.

To connect your Bubble app to Make, watch the above video or follow the steps below.

Step 1: Create a Data Type called mytable

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  • Click the Data tab and under Data Types, enter mytable alongside New type and click the Create button as shown below:

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Step 2: Next, with Mytable selected as the data type, click on Create a new field , enter 'email' as the field name and choose text as the type:

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Step 3: Under the App Data tab, click All mytables and create a record with your email by clicking the New entry button:

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Step 4: Expose the API endpoints and the Data Type and copy your Private Key:

Click the Settingstab and under API, select the checkboxes as shown. Please note that you must select the mytablecheckbox along with the Workflow API and Data API endpoints as shown below. Copy the Private Key to your clipboard as you will need it in the next step.

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Step 5: Head over to your Make Scenario to add the Bubble connection.

  • Select the Watch data things module as the trigger

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  • Click on Add and enter required values as follows:

Connection name

Enter a name for the connection.

Domain Type

Select whether you want to use the Application Domain or Custom Domain. Then fill the field below accordingly.

Application Name

Enter the Bubble application name. <applicationName>.bubbleapps.io

Custom Domain URL

Enter the URL of your custom domain you are using for Bubble.

API Token

Enter the Private Key obtained in step 4.

Environment

Select whether you want to connect to Development (version-test) or Released (live) version.

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Click on Continue to complete the connection and proceed to build your scenario.

Please Note: If you need to access any Data Type from an Make Scenario, it is mandatory to expose that Data Type on Bubble as shown in Step 4 above.

Additional Resources:

Learn how to create a data thing or a bulk of data things on Bubble from a third-party service such as a Google Sheet

Learn how to send data to Make as JSON via an action in a Bubble workflow using the API Connector plugin