Findable in your Webflow CMS

Once you initiate your first sync, Findable will create new CMS collections in your site builder. These will be visible immediately after the sync completes.

Each tab that contains data in your content store will create a corresponding CMS collection. The names of these collections will start with the name of your Findable template, followed by the name of the tab in the content store.

This format allows you to distinguish your Findable collections from existing CMS collections, even if they have the same name.

To help organise your collections, enter the collection settings by clicking the gear next to the collection name. You can change the name of these collections to anything you want.

The Collection URL field (found in the collection settings) can be updated to any value you choose. We strongly recommend changing this to something that works with your site’s structure on the pages you choose to publish.

Inside the collections, you’ll find each item in your content store. A corresponding item will be created in your CMS on the next sync whenever you add a new item to the content store.

Likewise, deleting or unpublishing an item from the content store will remove the corresponding item from the CMS.

Each item gets its fields from the content store. Any fields you have visible in the ‘Publish’ view in the content store will sync to the collection.

When you change the data in your content store, Findable will update the CMS on the next sync.

Findable uses the content store as a source of truth. If you’d like to update the content in your CMS, make the changes in the content store, not the CMS. Any changes made within the CMS will be overwritten during the next sync.

Webflow’s API limitations mean that Findable cannot create reference fields automatically. When you perform the first sync, you’ll need to make these manually. Read the Creating Reference and Multi-Reference fields section to ensure your collection is configured correctly.

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