Once you have created an application, you can manage its settings from the application settings available via the My Betty Blocks dashboard. You navigate there for working with the settings of an existing application as well as the settings specified when creating an application are explained below.
Additional summary details on the individual tabs for managing applications are provided below in the managing application settings.
Navigating to the application settings
You can navigate to the settings for the current application on which you are working. Open the Account menu (bottom left corner) and select My Betty Blocks (1). Click on the ... button to open the menu and select Settings (2). The settings for the application are displayed.
You can navigate to the different pages (Options, Web options, Hostnames, Mail, Invitation, Template) using the tabs (3).
Settings applied when creating a new application
You can create a new application for your organization by clicking on the
Complete the fields requested:
Organization: Open the menu for selecting the organization in which you want to create the new application. (The current organization is applied when you create an application within an organization, this field is not then presented in the dialog).
Name: Assign a name for your application.
Identifier - Specify an appropriate identifier. The identifier is the unique part of an application’s URL that is used to reach your application. For example, if you assign the identifier of your application as
When you have completed the required fields, the
The process for creating your application is initiated. This includes building the DNS configurations. A progress bar and percentage-built message inform you of the progress.
Once complete, you can click on the application and then apply additional application configuration settings or click again to open and start building your application.
Managing application settings
Once you have created an application, you can adjust the settings as required. The different tabs:
Icon - choose an icon for your application. The icon is only visible within My Betty Blocks and the login page.
Background - choose a background for your application. Just like the icon, the background is only visible within My Betty Blocks and the login page.
Identifier - a unique part of an application’s URL, used to reach your application. For example, if the Identifier of an application is
Organization - choose the organization in which you want to locate your application. Click on the
The following advanced options are also available:
Logging - you can log details for actions and endpoints within your application. This setting overrules any logging options set within the application. For example, if this option is disabled, other logging settings are not activated.
Usabilla script identifier - specify the Usabilla script identifier to enable Usabilla functionalities on your endpoints.
Application UUID - a 128-bit value used to uniquely identify your application on the web.
Adding an icon or background image
Click on each of the images to activate the dialog for uploading an image.
Icon. Click on the icon and select the
Background. Click on the image to display the message
When the background image is added, you can delete it or upload a different image as needed.
Use the web options for customizing the following options:
Maintenance mode - turn on to enable the maintenance mode. This temporarily disables your application until you turn this option off.
Adding hostnames settings
Add a hostname: Fill in your own domain. Your application can be accessed from added hostnames. Specify the hostname and click on
For more information about verifying your domain, click on
Adding mail settings
Set the mail configuration settings for your application. See Applying and updating mail management configuration for details.
Manage the invitation to users of your application and set up a mail template with additional details.
Invitation reply to - choose the email address from where the invitation is sent.
You can save changes to the template provided or reset to default.
User management settings
Access the users management tab from the application menu. Open the menu (...) and click on
An application user can be a user, citizen developer, business technologist, or low-code developer, and can also be an API user by enabling the
To invite a new user to your application, click the
You can invite multiple users by filling in multiple email addresses and pressing enter. When you have entered all the users to whom you want to send an invite, you, click
To delete your Application, you can click the
A modal is displayed and you are requested to confirm the delete request. Follow the instruction displayed to process the delete request.