Caspio Features and Capabilities
Features for Your Apps
Using point-and-click wizards, building
a standard web form takes less than 5 minutes.
||Any type of web form is possible with a
wide range of form elements; text fields, text areas, radio
buttons, dropdowns and list boxes (including table-driven lists),
checkboxes, file upload fields, hidden fields, date fields with
calendar selection, etc.
||Prompt users with relevant options, where
the selection in one dropdown determines the values of a second
dropdown. For example: Select the Make of a car and then the Model
automatically filters based on actual Models for the selected
||Prevent junk and spam submissions with
human verification characters. Includes voice CAPTCHA for the
||Break long forms into multi-column or
multi-section forms for better usability.
||In data update forms, choose which fields
are editable and which are for viewing only.
||If enabled, generates automatic
notification emails upon form submission.
||Managing large images is made easy. With
Image Resizer, large uploaded photos are automatically resized
smaller for faster viewing.
||Timestamp, username stamp, generated
passwords, record IDs, GUIDs, page URL, referrer URL, user IP
address, and more are available as automatic values in your
||Integration with other sites and services
is easy because your Caspio forms can capture query string values
automatically and insert them into form fields. You can also pass
values of the form to subsequent pages.
||Create dynamic change forms that fine
tune fields based on user entries. Fields and sections can become
visible, hidden, required, or disabled based on values in other
Create powerful reports and apps to
manage, analyze and secure your data while streamlining your
||Give users a search form to get to the
data they are looking for.
||Generates a live report or data output
that is based on your pre-defined criteria.
||Create rich user interfaces by using
different report layouts such as tabular, list, grid and calendar
||Visualize reports and search results with
several chart types (line, bar, pie, step).
||Create business intelligence dashboards
by combining various charts and reports on a page.
||Password-protect your apps for any number
of users. With Record Level Security, each user can only see data
authorized to them.
||Users go from a search form to the
results set, with option to drilldown to details of any
||Take your reports to a new level with
calculations, grouping, and aggregation such as totals and
||Give your users rich functionality
without any effort. Interactive sorting, jump-to options, and
automatic paging are just some of the built-in features.
||Let end users download their search
results or the entire database.
||Display files and images in reports.
||Show location-based data on Google maps
with our mashup tool.
With unlimited user pricing and robust
authentication for any number of users, Caspio is the perfect
platform for large-scale public or internal applications.
||Designate any table as your "users" table
and authenticate with usernames and passwords stored in that table.
Your table can have as many users as you want.
||Each of your apps can have its own
authentication based on a different table with its own rules and
||Because any table can be a "users" table,
it's easy to create self-registration systems where new users are
automatically given access after email validation or payment.
|Record Level Security
||Different users signed into the same app
can only see or modify the data authorized to them.
||Your employees won't need too many
passwords. Enable one login across all your apps, regardless of
where they are deployed.
||Know who submitted or changed a record
with username stamping.
||Keeps user passwords secure with data
||Give your users the ability to reset
their forgotten password. You will be able to define how identity
Caspio offers several standards-based
methods to integrate your Caspio-powered apps with other cloud apps
or internal legacy systems.
||Virtually any scripting or programming
language can interface with our SOAP-compatible Web Services API.
No need to learn a proprietary language.
||Forms and reports can receive POST and
query string parameters and utilize them as default values in forms
||Using DataHub's scheduled import and
export to websites, FTP or Amazon S3, you can automate data
movement in and out of your Caspio account and integrate with
legacy or third-party systems.
|Plugin for Microsoft Excel and
||Brings real-time online data to your
desktop and keeps it refreshed as needed for offline tasks such as
data analysis, mail merge, address labels, etc.
||Client-based integration such as map
Caspio's online database utilizes
Microsoft SQL Server in its backend for the highest level of
reliability and performance.
||Your data is securely accessible from
||Nothing to install on your computer. All
you need is a browser on Windows, Mac or Linux. Even mobile devices
can be used to access your database.
||You don't need to be a DBA or engineer to
use our database. If you are comfortable with Excel, you will be
comfortable using Caspio.
||Never worry about running out of database
storage or server speed. Scale on-demand when you need it. An
unlimited number of tables and up to 2 million records per table
||Variety of data types are supported,
including text, number, date, file and encrypted passwords.
||Support for parent-child tables with
one-to-one or one-to-many relationships.
|On-demand import and
||Easily import or export data in MS
Access, Excel, CSV, and XML formats.
|Scheduled import and
||Use the DataHub add-on for automatic data
import and export from websites, FTP sites and Amazon S3.
||The Caspio administrative console is a
||SOAP-compatible API provides programmatic
access to your data.
Step-by-step app builder eliminates
coding so you can create apps 20 times faster than traditional
||Point-and-click tool for creating web
forms, ad hoc search interfaces, reports with pre-configured
criteria, interactive charts, calendars and galleries.
||Your forms, reports and apps can be
embedded anywhere on any website, CMS, blog, Facebook, etc. They
can also be accessed directly from a Caspio-provided link.
||Changing your existing apps is as simple
as using the original step-by-step wizards. All prior settings are
||Make apps in any of the 10 built-in
languages including: English, Spanish, French, German, Simplified
Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Greek, and Russian. Changing the app's
language takes just two clicks and adding other languages is
||Choose from any of the built-in styles or
use the style wizard to achieve your unique look and feel. No CSS
skills are required but advanced users enjoy plenty of flexibility
with direct access to the app's CSS.
||Caspio works with your favorite web
design software such as Dreamweaver, with all major blogging and
CMS systems such as WordPress and Joomla, and website builders such
as Weebly and Yola.
||Embed the same form, report or app on as
many websites as you wish.
||Free SSL encryption is available when you
need secure interactions with forms and data.
|Block by IP address
||Authorize or block access to apps based
on user's IP address.
Standards and Compliance
Caspio is compliant with industry
standards so you don't have to worry about compatibility
||SOAP compatible Web Services API allows virtually all
scripting and programming languages to be used to enhance your
|xHTML and CSS
||Caspio-powered apps are XHTML 1.0
Transitional and utilize Cascading Style Sheets for widest
compatibility across all major browsers and mobile devices.
|SAS-70 and ISO 27001
||We utilize Amazon Web Services for our
infrastructure. Amazon's world-class data centers meet the
strictest reliability and security standards and are SAS 70 Type II
and ISO 27001 Security certified. Learn more about Caspio's
security and reliability.
|UTF-8 and double byte
||Database is UTF-8 compliant and can
properly store and retrieve double-byte characters.
||We are TRUSTe and US-EU Safe Harbor
||Automatic Section 508 compliance means
that your apps are compatible with devices and software accessed by
the visually impaired.
||Our charts are HTML5 compatible and work
on all browsers and mobile devices (no Adobe Flash charts).
|Payment Card Industry
||PCI requirements can be met utilizing
security best practices. A security review is available by
requesting an expert session with Caspio
Extend and integrate your applications
using the following add-on features. Most are included in
Standard and Corporate plans.
||Scheduled data import and export from
FTP, websites, and Amazon S3.
|Web Services API
||SOAP-compatible API, which also allows
for SQL statements against your data.
|Plugin for Microsoft
||Live online data is accessible in your
local Microsoft Excel or Access programs.
||Radius search lets your users search and
sort address-centric data based on proximity.
||Exclusive deployment technology allows
search engines to index your database for free organic
||Keeps older versions of your forms and
reports in case you need to revert back.
||Tracks users logging into your
authenticated apps, including failed login attempts and password
enabled, Caspio appends your address-centric data with latitude
and longitude values. Significantly
improves distance search and map mashup performance.
|High Usage FileStor
enabled, moves your frequently-accessed public
files to a cloud disk with abundant storage and free unlimited data