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Zoho Creator URL Patterns

Overview

This document lists the urls of various Zoho Creator application components like forms, views, PDF report etc. The knowledge about the url of the applications will help in providing quick access to the application and its forms, views and report formats.

Terminologies

application link name - This is a unique name for each application in a user account. This name is unique among the applications in one user account. Applications in two different accounts can have same applink name but applications in one user account cannot have same app link name.
view link name - This is a unique name to identify view in an application. This name is unique per application.
form link name - This is a unique name to identify form in an application.This name is unique per application.

Conventions

Following conventions are used to display the url pattern used for Zoho Creator as shown in the image below.

  • The chart arrow reads from left to right.
  • The text wrapped inside < > are dynamic values like applinkname, formlinkname etc
  • The number displayed along the lines are explained in detail under the head "URL Structure".


URL Structure

  1. The format of the URL to access Zoho Creator application is given below. Accessing this url will render the creator application's home page.
    http://<creator host>/<zohousername>/<applinkname>, where <creator host> value will be creator.zoho.com
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager
  2. The application url followed by #Form: and form link name displays the Zoho Creator form.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/#Form:Employee
  3. The application url followed by /form-perma/ and form link name will display the form alone without displaying top header and other application components. This url will be used to link the form from external websites.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/form-perma/Employee
  4. The application url followed by /form-embed/ and form link name will display the form alone without displaying top header and other application components. This url will be used to embed the form in external websites using iframe.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/form-embed/Employee
  5. The application url followed by #View: and view link name displays the Zoho Creator view.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/#View:Employee_View
  6. The application url followed by /view-perma/ and view link name will display the view alone without displaying top header and other application components. This url will be used to link the view from external websites.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/view-perma/Employee_View
  7. The application url followed by /view-embed/ and view link name will display the view. This url is used for embedding view in external websites.
    Example: http://creator.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/view-embed/Employee_View
  8. The urls with following pattern will generate the data of the view in the specified export format. http://creatorexport.zoho.com/<zohousername>/<applinkname >/<export type>/<view link name>
    where,
    <export type> value is PDF, HTML, CSV, JSON etc.
    Example: The url, http://creatorexport.zoho.com/zchelp/employee-manager/html/Employee_View will generate data in html format.


Note:

  • Currently ZOHO Creator supports PDF rendering for List views and HTML views only. 
  • Refer Functionality based URLs to set default values for form fields, edit individual records by passing record ID in the URL, set criteria for views, print a view, convert HTML view to PDF.
  • Refer Navigational URLs to navigate or do certain actions in Zoho Creator.
  • Refer Style based URLs for parameters that can be applied to the Forms and Views embedded in your HTML views.

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