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How to connect and update data using Airtable (PATCH Request)

A PATCH Request is an API function that allows you to update existing information in an external database.

Use Cases
Business Tools, Components, Content/CMS, Education, Entertainment, Finance, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Development, Productivity, Reference, Shopping, Travel
Channels
Voice Assistant
Components
Airtable
Integration Steps
API Integration
Mark Ammendolia
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Overview

In this template, we'll show you how to link a Voiceflow project to an Airtable database. Then, we'll explain how to update information from an Airtable base using an API step (Update request).

If you aren't familiar with APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) you can think of them as ways to connect data sources and perform external actions. To learn more about Voiceflow's API step and how to use it, check out our video tutorial.

💡 What else can you build with this template?

There are many different ways you can use Airtable with Voiceflow's API step to perform all sorts of requests - from retrieving and updating existing data to saving user responses to a specific field in your Airtable database. By harnessing the power of Voiceflow and Airtable, you can create rich experiences such as:

1. Editorial calendars
2. To-do lists
3. Idea trackers
4. Product SKU lookup
5. Expense tracking

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