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Import Airtable

Rowy allows users to create a new table from an existing Airtable collection. This is useful if you have a pre-existing data on Airtable and want to import it to Rowy.

Advantages

Rowy allows a lot of new functionalities that gives you more control over your data. Users can not just view their Firestore data in an Airtable-like UI, but also build cloud functions, automations and workflows based on their data. Connect to any third-party tool, use NPM and APIs right in the browser without the hassle of CLIs, terminals or native consoles.

Steps

  1. After creating a new table, click on the Import Data button.

  2. Select Airtable as the data source.

  3. Add the Airtable API Key and the Table URL. You can find how to generate the API key and the Table URL in the sections below.

  4. Click on Continue to start the import process.

  5. Select the columns to be imported to Rowy, click Continue.

  6. Review the data to be imported and click Finish.

API Key

  1. Go to your Airtable account and click on Generate API key.

    Generating an API key
  2. Copy the API key and paste it in the API Key field in Rowy.

Table URL

To extract the Table URL, you need to go to the Airtable collection you want to import and copy the URL from the browser. The URL is divided into three parts:

  • Base (app)
  • Table (tbl)
  • View (viw)

NOTE: The view the user is currently in is the one that will display in the link.

The format for this address will look like this:

Table URL

Copy the URL, as shown below, and paste it in the Table URL field in Rowy.

Copy URL

Sample Airtable Import

Sample Airtable Import