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How do I incorporate a "Your application is number ## on the waiting list."

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I am VERY new to database design and app dev. i am attempting to build a small app for our housing applicants, that will allow them to log in with the last 4 of their SSN, and be shown what number they are on the waiting list, as they wait for their housing app to be processed. I have no idea how to do this. I do have some basic tables built, but do not know how to accomplish what I am seeking to do. Help is greatly needed and appreciated. :slightly_smiling_face: Thanks.

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Welcome to the community, @Monterio_Weaver! :slightly_smiling_face:

Airtable is a very limited tool that only includes the most basic of database functionality built into it, so most intermediate-level tasks require the help of external tools (or JavaScripting).

Airtable doesn’t offer any ability to create a portal for your customers to login to see the status of their application, but luckily, MiniExtensions offers this capability:

p.s. If you have a budget for your project, and you‘d like to hire an Airtable consultant to help you setup any part of your system, feel free to contact me through my website at