Knack - Update Records

Updated 8 months ago by Karan

Byteline provides the easy-to-use Knack - Update Records node, which interacts with the online Knack databases without coding. This node allows users to insert, update and delete objects using the Knack API. In this documentation, you will learn how to configure the Knack - Update Records node and update the database.

For this documentation, we are assuming a flow is initiated with a simple scheduler node followed by Reddit - Get Subreddit Posts, but it is noted that you can use the Knack - Update Records node with any trigger node. For more, you can check our documentation- How to Create your First Flow Design.

Follow the steps outlined below to update your Knack records.

Create 

In this section, you will learn to create the flow. 

Step 1: Click on Add button of the node to select the next node for the flow.

Step 2: Select the Knack - Update Records node to update the online Knack records. 

Configure

In this section, you will learn to configure the Knack - Update Records node. 

Step 1: Click on the Edit button to configure the Knack - Update Records node. 

Step 2: Click on the Configure it now button to access the Knack database through Byteline. 

Navigate to your Knack account and follow the below-mentioned instructions to connect the Knack database with Byteline.

Step 3: Log in to your Knack account and navigate to the Settings tab from the left side menu bar. 

Step 4: Select the API & code option from the settings menu and copy the application ID and API Key provided. 

Step 5: In the connection window, enter the Knack Application ID and API key. Once done, click on the save button. 

Now, you have successfully connected your Knack account with Byteline. 

Step 6: Select the Object you want to update from the dropdown menu. 

 

Step 7: Next, tick the loop over checkbox and select the corresponding node from which you want to retrieve multiple records. 

Step 8: Click on the Selector button appearing next to the selected column for mapping its value.

You can select the data type for the input data. 

Let’s explore the advanced functionalities to configure the Knack - Update Records node. 

Detailed field mapper configuration

You can get detailed documentation on using field mapper from https://docs.byteline.io/article/upw7xnv6nv-field-mapper-configuration

Once you save the configuration, the indicator over the top-right corner of the code node will turn green.

Your Knack-Update Records node has been configured successfully. 

If you have any doubts, feel free to connect with us. Develop fast! 


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