December 2021 Newsletter#
Zapier Instant Trigger#
Grist’s Zapier integrations have gotten faster! Look for Zapier instant triggers when building your zaps. Learn more about triggers.
Webinar: Build Highly Productive Layouts#
Learn how to go from tables to application-like layouts. We’ll share tips on how to design for efficient workflows and data visualization.
Wednesday January 19th at 3:00pm US Eastern Time.
Our December’s webinar addressed how to import and summarize data in Grist. Dmitry shows how to create a Grist structure that pulls insights from your data with summary tables, and then import additional data to the existing structure.
Video: Checking Required Fields#
Sometimes, certain fields are required, such as the email column of a contacts table. Learn how to use a formula to check if required fields are filled, and modify other formulas to only evaluate records that meet requirements.
Create dependent sub-categories. Dependent sub-categories can be useful for organizing data, e.g. vegetables > onion. Learn how to set dependent sub-categories.
How to resolve errors due to empty cells. Formulas apply to all rows within a column. Thus when a row is empty, you’ll get an error. It’s correct but unsightly. Here’s how to address it.
Keeping a log of events. Sometime it’s useful to keep a time-stamped log of events, such as records’ status changes. Learn how to create one, with a video explanation embedded in the Grist document.
Set yourself up for success with your New Year resolutions! Build better habits with this simple weekly habit and progress tracker.
Internal Links Tracker for SEO#
Optimize your SEO with an internal links tracker and simple auditing tool to find orphaned pages and most linked-to pages.
UTM Link Builder#
Easily build and keep track of your marketing campaign’s UTM parameters.
Build memes right in Grist!
Help spread the word?#
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