Master your UI

What is a view?

A view is simply the way to visualize your data in the Forest UI. By default, Forest Admin renders your data using a table view when you access multiple records and a form view to access, edit and create a specific record.

Forest Admin's different views

After browsing through the table view of a Collection, you might want to dig further into a specific record. Click on a specific row to display a record’s page.

Table view

The Table view is the most basic view of your collection. It shows collections as rows and their fields as columns:
You can switch your default Table view to a Smart View. Learn more here.

Details view

The Details view is a list of all your collection's fields and their values:
This view is useful, but a bit abrupt. This is why we created the Summary view.

Summary view

The Summary view is much more user-friendly and it's created by you! Check out the Build a Summary view page.