Google Forms to Airtable - Insert into table of Airtable base from Google Form submission
What is Form Director?
Form Director is a G Suite add-on that directs data submitted from Google Forms to applications like Google Docs, Forms, Sheets, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Email, Trello, Slack, QuickBooks etc.
It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check installation instructions to install the add-on.
What is Airtable?
Airtable is the all-in-one collaboration platform.
Airtable works like a spreadsheet but gives you the power of a database to organize anything.
Google Forms to Airtable: Use Case(s)
> Create record in Airtable on Google Form Submission
Create record on Form Submit
Demo Video: How to insert into Airtable from Google Form submission?
Setting up Airtable in Form Director
Choose Airtable from the list of apps
Name your service
Choose Create record under services
To connect Airtable you to configure three main elements
1. Generate and get API Key
Airtable uses Api-key authorization to connect to your account.
To Generate Api-Key follow the steps
Click on "Generate Api key"
Once Key is Generated copy and paste it in Key placeholder
Select Authentication from side menu list => then copy the table URL
Copy the URL and use it as Table URL for Form Director Airtable configuration.
3. Getting AirTable Fields
Fields are the table headers, Airbase doesn't have a direct way of getting table headers so you need to enter/copy required table headers.
Enter the comma separated headers as a Fields for Form Director Airtable configuration
In the above picture Headline, Status, Sub-Healine are the Fields
Click Setup Mapping and setup the mapping.
Mapping of form fields to that of app fields is to be done in order to create record on form submission.
Click on the add icon to add new mapping
Once you have done mapping you can save the service
Note : Mapping should be done between app field and form field of same type.
Notify your audience with success or error notifications.
Switch on Send Email to send email during execution.
Send your own customized emails on form submission to your audience.
Click Pick Drive Files to attach files to Email.
Add attachments from previous service results.
Select the required service result.
Finish setting up
You are all set to send form data to Airtable on your Google Form submission
Submit the Form
Submit the Google Form
You can see a new record in your Airtable