Sign-in button action

I’m surprised this featured hasn’t been asked in the past (or at least in the https://features.staging.glideapp.io/ app).

My feature proposal: Add a new action to the button component: Sign-in

This will trigger the Sign-in screen.

Some users can’t figure out that the “Sign in” text in the menu is a link, and I’ve had trouble with users that can’t figure out how to sign in. So if we had the possibility to give a button this capability users will log in easily. :smile:

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+1 to this, people are facing the same problem with login workarounds.

I asked for enhancements to Sign In a while back.

It is perplexing that this hasn’t been improved yet, it’s a blocker on a single app that supports public access - no signin, and a public app with Sign In, that you can control Add access.

Currently have to create two apps.

I’d be happy with a tick box in ‘Add’ that only enables if current user is Signed In.

Would love the product team to hear what users have been saying/asking about this for a while,
and improve, as it’s really the only big hole for an early stage product that is so good otherwise.

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X3 por favor please make this happen! More user friendly and more easy to implement

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+∞

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Totally agree with you since from what I’ve experienced, it should be totally possible. I’ve brought up the current workarounds to Glide, so they are aware of the hack that I and others have experimented with. Here are a few ideas on workarounds. The third one I’ve tested and have yet to notice any consequences. As for controlling Add access, you could use a form button instead. I personally like the asthetics of a form button over the +Add button, but now with the User Profiles feature, I’m sure that will open up a whole lot of new features in the future.

Rules/filter support for Add for Lists/Grid, so you can control when the + appears at top.

Have asked for this in the staging app, among other things:
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