How to Create Action Items with the Action Builder
The Action Builder on Buildfire allows you to create custom actions that can be triggered by your app users. This can include opening a webpage, making a phone call, sending an email, and more.
The Action Builder can be found within various plugins that are available through the Marketplace. You will see that an Action Item can be created when you see a hyperlink labeled “Add Action/Link”
Here's how to create action items with the Action Builder:
Step 1: Click on Add Action
Step 2: Choose your action type
After you've created your action item, you can choose the type of action you want to create. There are several types of actions you can choose from, including app content, opening a webpage, making a phone call, sending an email, and more.
Step 3: Customize your action settings
Once you've chosen your action type, you can customize your action settings. Depending on the type of action you're creating, you may need to enter a URL, phone number, or email address. You can also add a custom icon for your action item.
For example, Web Content:
Step 4: Save and publish
Once you've customized your action settings, click "Save" to save your changes. Then click publish so your new action item will now be available to your app users.
In summary, the Action Builder on Buildfire allows you to create custom actions that can be triggered by your app users. By following the steps above, you can create and customize your action items with ease, and provide your app users with a more interactive and engaging experience. If you have any questions, please contact Support@BuildFire.com!
What are some Pro Tips you should know about to take your app to the next level?
Having worked with apps for years, we’ve learned a thing or two. So, to both help your app stand out and accomplish your primary goals, here are some tips you should consider.
Pro Tip 1: Be Creative With The Actions That You Add
Now that we’ve told you how to create action items with the Action Builder and have gone over the different actions that you can add, we encourage you to use that knowledge to be creative with how you use the Action Items. Think of unique ways to use the Action Builder, the possibilities are almost limitless!
Pro Tip 2: Be Thoughtful Of How You Set Up Your Actions
The Action Builder is a powerful tool. Think of your user’s experience when using the actions in your app. The better planned out your actions are, the better impression of your app your users will have.
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