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Recent Platform Updates

Customize your CRM by creating CRM cards [beta] for contacts, companies, deals, tickets, and custom objects. 

Use the quickstart guide to create an example CRM card that retrieves and displays data from an external API on button click. To manually create a custom CRM card in a project, click on the link below for steps on creating your files. 

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Our team of contributors keep the blog current with information that can help you solve quicker. Here, you will also find practical scenarios of how developer tools are optimized for success. 

Legal

There are a few legal documents that are central to life at HubSpot. Explore our legal hub for everything you need to support your journey as a partner/ customer.

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Security

The core tenets of HubSpot’s security program are to safeguard customer data and to maintain customer trust. Check out all the details on HubSpot's security and privacy offerings here.

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Our APIs are designed to enable teams of any shape or size to build robust integrations that help them customize and get the most value out of HubSpot. Keep updated on sunsets, and updates. 

Dive Deeper into Key Features

Explore key features and APIs for customization and extensibility, and start to build custom solutions on the HubSpot platform.
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Custom Objects

HubSpot will let you create custom CRM objects that work just like the default objects, such as contacts or tickets. These custom objects can be customized for your specific business or industry needs, such as creating a custom object to manage subscriptions to your service, or to represent things like real estate or in-person events.

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Timeline Events

Timeline events let you add entries to the timeline for CRM objects. They work best with things where time is a crucial data point. Events appear in the record timeline based on the timestamp of the event, so they'll appear near other activities that happened around the same time.

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Calling Extensions

The Calling Extensions SDK allows apps to provide a custom calling option to HubSpot users directly from a record in the CRM. Calling extensions are set up as a feature of a public app. You must use the Calling Extensions API to create the calling settings for your app. Once this is done, your calling service will be added as an option for the call button when your app is connected to a HubSpot account.

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Enhanced Associations

Account admins can now define their own association labels, which provide more context for the relationships between records. Association labels are supported between contacts, companies, deals, and tickets. For example, you can create a contact-company association label called Consultant to show that a contact is a consultant for a company, rather than an employee.

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CRM Cards

Custom CRM cards allow information from other systems to appear on HubSpot contact, company, deal, or ticket records. CRM cards work primarily through webhooks. When a HubSpot user views a record in HubSpot, we'll send a webhook to your system to get the details for the card. This webhook fetch is made each time any user views a record of the supported types in any account with your app installed

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Custom Properties

Use properties to store information on CRM records. HubSpot provides a set of default properties for each CRM object, and you can also create and manage your own custom properties either in HubSpot or using the properties API. When creating properties, it’s important to consider how to architect your data. In many cases, creating custom properties for HubSpot's standard objects is the right course of action.

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Developing Scalable HubSpot Solutions

In this course, you'll build the foundational skills needed to create scalable development projects of all types. Start here
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CMS for Developers

This track contains resources to help developers learn how to build and manage websites, streamline processes and increase productivity - Start here 
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Introduction to the HubSpot APIs

This course contains contextual information on the HubSpot APIs, developer accounts, and demonstrations to aid developers - Start here

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  • Build and list your app on our App Marketplace, where HubSpot's 100K+ customers find apps to help run their businesses.
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A custom integration

  • Build a custom solution specifically for your business (requires HubSpot account).
  • Get started quickly, with no need to build OAuth management.

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  • Build a powerful, stunning website using the HubSpot CMS.
  • Get industry-leading content, security, and management so you can focus on code, not infrastructure.

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