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Realtime DB by Firebase
We highly recommend you use your own Firebase account with your app. With the increased focus on user privacy, we strongly advise that you use own Firebase account both to ensure the privacy of your user data and to give you visibility into the database itself. We provide our database for your convenience but we may also clean out our shared account periodically
This storage option is useful for anything from saving game high scores to tracking work credit, powered by Firebase.
Thunkable provides a default Firebase account for testing purposes. When your app is ready to be distributed, we strongly advise connecting your app to your personal Firebase instance.
Otherwise, you will need to set your Read and Write rules to
To connect your Firebase project with Thunkable, you'll have to add an
Database URLto the Firebase Settings in the App Settings, which you can find by clicking on your app icon
One way to retrieve the
Database URLfrom Firebase is to click on the
Add Firebase to your web app option
Once your project is connected to your Thunkable app, we recommend that you do a simple test and save a value into your database. It should appear in your data tab in your Firebase console.
You might want to split your database into smaller spaces, also known as project buckets. To do this, you would need to save your value as an object and use the create object block to create your project bucket. More details in this post.
Thanks to our power Thunker @actech for this awesome tip!