Setup guide

You've successfully installed Forest Admin 🎉 and you're wondering what's next? Here are a few recommendations:

Get to know your Forest UI

Forest includes a quick tour to take you through the basic views and settings: click on the blue circles whenever you need more information!

We strongly recommend that you try our Layout Editor mode.

Get to know your admin backend

Learn how to make sure your models reflect the state of your database:

Learn how to set up your relationships correctly:

Understand how to use environments to develop on Forest Admin:

Deploy to production

Your work is not effective until you're working with your production data. We recommend that you deploy to production sooner than later!

To do so, check out our step-by-step guide and development best practices.

Manage your collection settings

Check out how to access your collections' settings panel:

Create a segment

Learn how segments can help you better visualize your data:

Choose the right widgets

For each field, you can set how it is displayed and how it is edited:

Add a new chart

Charts help you analyze your data. Learn all about charts here:

Invite your teammates

Inviting new people to join is easy and Forest is much more useful as a team! Go to your project settings (1), in the Teams tab (2) and enter a teammate's email address (3).

To learn more about Teams, visit this page.

Trigger a Smart action

Every business is unique: that's why we created Smart actions:

Discover premium features

Upgrading to our Business plan will open a world of possibilities for your admin panel. Here's a quick overview of what features you could be enjoying: