Connecting to Airtable

Let's walk through getting your data from Airtable to JobBoardSheet.

Estimated setup time: 5-10 minutes.

1. Generate your Airtable API Key

In order to connect your Airtable Database to JobBoardSheet through external collections you'll need to have your API key. To generate your API key, follow the video below. You will only need to do this one time.

  1. Go to https://airtable.com/account
  2. Midway down find <> API
  3. Click Generate Key
  4. Copy-paste the API Key to API Key input field

2. Locate the Base ID of your Airtable Base

In order to locate the Base ID of your table in Airtable, follow the video below. You will only need to do this one time.

  1. Go to https://airtable.com/api
  2. Select a base you want to connect from the list to view API documentation
  3. Find the 3rd paragraph with the sentence: The ID of this base is ...
  4. Copy-paste the Base ID to Base ID input field

3. Find the Table name

Find the name of your Airtable table. For help, follow the video below. You will only need to do this one time.

  1. Open your Airtable base you want to connect
  2. Find the name of your base (spreadsheet) in the top-left corner
  3. Find the 3rd paragraph with the sentence: The ID of this base is ...
  4. Copy-paste the Table Name to Table Name input field