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Business Catalyst Web Apps Tutorials

Web Apps are what really sets Business Catalyst apart. See all our tutorials that have to do with Web Apps on this page. Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about Web Apps in Business Catalyst be sure to check out the official BC Documentation and also see the Web Apps chapter in our Business Catalyst Foundations Course for Developers.

  • Glossary of Terms Widget

    Business Catalyst Widget that allows you to output a web app list of terms on your website with the ability to live search for keywords as well as list out all active alphanumeric characters to be able to click to...

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  • Dynamic Web App List with Category Navigation

    Here we have an implementation of a dynamically created web app list with category navigation. Use the powerful liquid approach provided to build a single-category filtering engine that displays classified web app items on a single page without the need...

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  • Building Business Catalyst Sites With Components

    Introduction to components – a new concept for building sites on Business Catalyst. Design and develop a collection of web components for your clients to use across their site that makes it easy for them to create and manage pages....

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  • Web App Controlled Catalog Descriptions

    The Catalog functionality in BC is an essential piece of BC eCommerce, but customizing them can be confusing the average user. The default title and description field for your catalogs should always be setup to control SEO Page Title and...

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  • Submit Paid & Unpaid Version of the Same Web App

    Learn how to allow users to submit paid and unpaid versions of that same web app. This will allow sites to give users an incentive for signing up for a membership or newsletter, allowing them to submit their first web...

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  • Web App Data Source Tips & Tricks

    Revisit the web app data source field in Business Catalyst and learn the power of using this field to connect two web apps together. In addition, gain some new tips and tricks to utilize the data source field more effectively.

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  • Page Control (Header Control) - Tutorial Series

    Page Control will change the way you think about building your sites. Give you and your clients the ability to customize each page/template with ease. You'll never want to build a site without it again.

    This series is featured in the...

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  • Custom Web App List Pagination Using Liquid

    This tutorial provides an easy way to render custom web app listview pagination complete with previous and next buttons as well as a page jump dropdown that lets you get from page to page quickly. This is a mobile friendly...

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  • Social Share Meta Tags for Blogs / Events / WebApps

    Just adding social share buttons to your blogs/events/webapps isn't enough for social media sites to know and understand the different types of content on your Business Catalyst site. In this video Chad goes over all the different social meta tags...

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  • Web App Limit Plugin

    This plugin will allow you to easily output all web app items on a page regardless of the 500 web app limit. This solution is not recommended for all situations but is an easy and fast way to work around...

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  • Output Content By Device

    Learn how to output different content based on whether a user is on a desktop, tablet or phone. This is a simple and powerful technique to optimize websites for mobile devices and to tailor the user experience.

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  • Basic Web App Sorting and Filtering

    In this video, Chad shows a very simple way to sort and filter web apps with a couple of drop down menus. This is an easy way to allow your users to sort the output of your web app items.

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  • Building a Videos Web App

    This segment, taken from the Web Apps Chapter of our Business Catalyst Foundations Course for Developers, will teach you how to create a client friendly videos Web App that allows clients to embed videos from external services like Youtube or...

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  • Autocomplete Web App Search Form

    Create an autocomplete or live search for a web app search form in Business Catalyst. Start showing users results in a box below the form as they begin typing. This technique can also be applied to blog and product searches.

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  • Enhanced Web App Sorting and Filtering

    Create a better web app filter in Business Catalyst with this cool plugin packed with features. This Ajax driven web app filter includes a responsive filter select menu, customizable loading animation and fade transition. As well as a built-in load...

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  • Custom Web App No Items Message

    When your web apps are disabled or expired, having a "No items found." message is not the most UX compatible. In this video, Chad shows you how to change that message to be what ever best suits the web app...

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  • Randomize Multiple Web App Items

    Using the power of BC Widgets we have created the "Random Web App Sort Widget" which easily randomizes multiple web app items. In this video Greg showcases the steps to install and implement this widget. This is perfect for media...

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  • Locations Web App Using Business Catalyst and Google Maps

    Here's an exciting tutorial that goes over how to implement a locations map web app complete with filtering and proximity search. It leverages the power of Google Maps along with some of the built in functionality of Business Catalyst Web...

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