Managing Flows

Updated 2 weeks ago by Karan

In this guide, you will understand how to manage the back-end flows for your websites and applications. It is easy to delete, edit, clone, and customize your flows on Byteline.

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Create Flow

First, you will need to create your flow design by connecting the multiple nodes. To create your flow, you can check out the steps outlined in how to create your first flow guide.

Rename Flow

When you create your flow, you assign a name to it. However, if you want to change the name of the flow, then you can simply rename it. Follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Navigate to the flow list appearing at the top-left corner of your Byteline console.

  1. Right-click on the ellipsis button of any of the flow that you want to rename.
  2. Select the Edit button in the menu to rename it.

Step -2: Rename the flow and click on the check button to save your changes.

The flow will be renamed successfully.

Share Flow

To share your flow with anyone, you will need to switch flow access from private to public. As such, the URL of your flow will become public and shareable with others. With a public link, other users will be able to analyze the flow in the read-only mode.

Change Access

To change the access of the flow, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Click on the Access toggle (says Private) button on the top-right corner of the console and the Public access window shall appear.

Step -2: In the public access window, you will need to enter a description of the flow in the description box.

Click on the Change Access button to grant the flow public access.

Now, you have changed the flow access successfully.

To send the public flow link, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Hit the Copy Link tab appearing at the top-right corner of the console to copy the public link of the flow.

The public link shall be copied to the clipboard and then you can send the flow to anyone.

Clone a public Flow

You can clone the public flow of any user to create an exact copy. The cloned flow will be independent of the original flow and can be customized for your settings.

To create a clone of a public flow, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Go to the flow designer console and hit the Copy Link tab to copy the public link of the flow.

Step -2: Enter the public link in your browser and click on the Clone button appearing at the top-right corner of the console.

You have successfully cloned the flow with a public link.

Clone your flow

In case you want to experiment with settings of a working flow, you can clone a copy of the flow. It allows you to modify and update the clone copy while keeping the original copy intact.

To clone your flow, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Navigate to the flow list appearing at the top-left corner of your Byteline console.

  1. Right-click on the ellipsis button on the left side of the flow-name.
  2. Select the Clone button in the menu to make a copy of the flow.

Step -2: Clone a Flow pop-up window shall appear on the console.

  1. Enter the flow name for the clone copy.
  2. Click on the Clone button for confirmation.

The flow will be cloned successfully.

Delete Flow

To delete any of the flow, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step -1: Navigate to the flow list appearing at the top-left corner of your Byteline console.

  1. Right-click on the ellipsis button on the left side of the flow-name.
  2. Select the Delete button in the menu to delete the flow.

Step -2: A warning pop-up will appear at the top of the console. Click on the Delete button for confirmation.

The flow will be deleted successfully.

Thus, Byteline provides the user to create, delete, edit and clone features to manage flow design.


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