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Latest Posts by Jon McLaren

Why You should Hire CRM and API-focused Developers

As businesses continue to evolve, the need for tailored tools that meet specific requirements becomes increasingly important. We've seen this in the CMS space with a growing demand for websites. Websites are no longer just a brochure but an active...
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Using the CRM Imports API to Import Records in Bulk into a Dad-abase

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, like HubSpot, use and extract insights from business data to aid interactions with customers and streamline the business's operations. CRMs store contact and customer information, but they often also...
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How to Write Cron Jobs in HubSpot to take Time Based Action on CRM Data

First things first: Cron jobs are scripts that get executed based on time. Understanding where this shorthand name comes from may help you remember this:
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How to Think like an Architect by Building Scalable Custom Objects

Custom objects are a uniquely powerful way to keep a business in sync, to automate tasks, and even to report on business data. Because custom objects can be such a powerful part of a business' data architecture, collaboration and thoughtful planning...
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How to Build a Code Block Web Component

Businesses with APIs of all kinds need to be able to document them so they can be leveraged by both customers and partners. HubSpot is no different — we have a lot of API endpoints and a full CMS Hub, which is directly integrated into the HubSpot...
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Essentials for Getting Started with Custom Objects

Earlier this year, we launched an event series for developers, HubSpot Essentials. The second installment of this series focuses on "Getting Started with Custom Objects". In this recorded webinar, HubSpot Developer Advocates Jon McLaren and David...
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How to Use Web Components in HubSpot CMS Templates and Modules

A design system is a collection of reusable components that go from very small things like icons to larger ones that may be made up of many of the smaller components. Design systems are popular among growing businesses and often simplify development...
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Essentials for getting started with Memberships

We're launching an event series for developers, HubSpot Essentials. The first in this series focuses on "Getting Started with Memberships". Learn the fundamentals of building with HubSpot Memberships with AJ Laporte and Jon McLaren, and hear how to...
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How to create a header navigation that adapts to a logged-in contact

Your CMS Hub website is a presentation and interactivity layer for your CRM, meant for your prospects and customers to interact with. There's no greater example of this than that you can create a logged in experience for your customer, enabling 2...
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