- Setup and integration
- 1. Basic
- 2. Design
- 3. Data model
- 4. Items
- 5. Checkout & Order Status
- 6. Discounts
- 7. Logins
- 8. Users
- 9. Shipping
- 10. Environment
- Going live & maintenance
Overview of Custom Tables
This guide covers
- The basics of Custom Tables
- The difference between Custom Fields and Custom Tables
- How to incorporate Custom Tables into your plug-ins
This guide will walk you through on:
At the end of this guide, you will be able to understand, create, and allocate specific information to your Custom Tables.
To understand more about our Custom Table APIs, please click on our Custom Table API page in the guide materials.
Custom Tables are similar to Custom Fields where it allows the Developer to store information onto Arcadier’s databases and be able to retrieve it in future calls.
Thebetween Custom Tables and Custom Fields is how it is declared and how the memory is accessed. In addition, Custom Tables are pre-determined by the Developer and information inputted will be stored onto the table itself, whereas Custom Fields on the other hand allows you to store information into a single memory location regardless of the type of data desired.
Here is an example using an Excel spreadsheet:
To create Custom Tables
As you can see, the implementations for this is significantly different from the custom fields. You will be able to choose which API call to implement for your plug-in based on the specific design of your feature.