In some databases, you may want to create the same type of page over and over again — like a bug report, or notes from a sales meeting. To do this, you can make and use templates within a database.

Define the properties and page structure you want, and replicate that format whenever you need. Here are just a few examples where this might come in handy:

Using database templates can help you and your team stick to structures and workflows that you want to use repeatedly.

Create a database template

There are two ways to create templates in a database:

  1. Click the dropdown menu on the right side of the blue New button located at the top right of any database. There, you'll be able to select an empty page, an existing template, or + New Template.

  1. You'll also see this option on every new page. If you have no templates, you'll be prompted to create one. If you do, you'll see them in a list along with + New Template.

Edit a database template