FileMaker Web Direct Best Practices and Strategies


WebDirect for FileMaker Server 14

It is springtime for FileMaker. Springtime is a time of renewal, and that is also true of software. In this case, we are able to celebrate the diurnal cycle with the release of a new version of FileMaker. We review what has changed and what is new in WebDirect for FileMaker 14.
Mike Duncan
October 23, 2015

Extending Webdirect: Automatically Zip Container Fields

In FileMaker, container fields are super handy. Combined with some database structure, they make it easy to associate multiple stored files with a single record. Even better, container fields are supported in WebDirect. Read more to see how to automatically zip container data and serve it directly to your clients.   
Mike Duncan
April 16, 2015
FileMakerSoliant TV

Extending WebDirect: URL Parameters Demo

As of the FileMaker Server 13.0v2 update, the ability to pass in parameters via a URL has been removed due to unspecified security concerns. Despite this omission, it seems a reasonable expectation to be able to pass parameters to a web app in order to do something. Some have referred to this functionality as “Deep Linking.” Mike Duncan demonstrates how…
Mike Duncan
January 29, 2015