Overview — Screens, Database, Layout Settings, Use Cases

This feature template adds the functionality to scroll through a list of items and see the related details.

The Browse Classes feature template is a great addition to any app, especially apps that have various items to display that can be broken into categories — whether that’s classes, coaching sessions, rental properties, or various other products or services! Perhaps you’re looking to showcase your offerings in an easy-to-navigate app and create an opportunity for potential customers to view and learn more about your business: this template will do the trick.

Screens Overview

📚 Instructions Screen

Quickly get an overview of the template with quick tips, a help doc, and associated templates that may be of interest. This screen may be deleted at anytime.

User Screens

These screens will be interacted with by the customers or clients of your app.

Each screen in the “User Screen” section is made up of a variation of text and image components which are controlled in the Builder, while other components are dynamic and display by the information found in the database.

Here is an overview of the user screens available in the Browse Classes Feature Template:

📝 Category List Screen

This screen contains an image, title, description, and list of categories that your goods or services may be divided into.

📔 Classes List Screen

Dive into classes offered within a category. This screen comes with a customizable breadcrumb navigation for your users & a custom list.

🔎 Class Details Screen

View all information related to your class on the Class Details Screen. From location, time, and availability to price, images, and more — this screen holds it all!


The Browse Classes Feature Template comes with a database that contains sample data. Each Adalo database contains Collections, and each collection comes with the associated Properties. Any necessary relationship between the collections is set up, as well.

Important Note About the Database:

If you delete a Collection or Property from the Feature Template, this could impact the functionality of your app.

If you add a Collection or Property to your Feature Template, this will not impact the functionality of your app.

Below is an outline of the included Collections and their Properties. The Collection name is bolded and includes a description. The Properties include their name, property type (in brackets), and a description.

Basic Collections & Properties

👥 Users

The Users Collection automatically comes with every Adalo app. This collection will hold all the information related to anyone who uses the app. This information is initially collected from a user when they sign up to use your app.

  • Email [Text] — the user’s email address, collected upon sign up for the app.

  • Password [Encrypted] — the user’s password. This field cannot be viewed by anyone, including an administrator.

  • Username [Text] — the user’s username, can be collected upon signup for the app.

  • Full Name [Text] — the user’s full name, collected upon sign up.

  • Profile Photo [Image] — a picture for the user, can be collected upon signup for the app.

  • Admin? [True/False] — a property to denote whether or not the user is an Admin in the app.

🧱 Categories

The Categories Collection holds information about each of the various categories the classes belong to.

  • Name [Text] — this refers to the name of the Category.

  • Short Description [Text] — a brief, one-line description of the Category.

  • Long Description [Text] — a longer description of the Category that can be used on the details screen.

  • Classes [One-to-Many Relationship] — One Category can belong to Many Classes, however, each Class only belongs to one Category.

🧑🏾‍🏫 Classes

The Classes Collection is all the information about each class that a customer or client might care about.

  • Name [Text] — the title of the class.

  • Primary Image [Image] — an image related to the class.

  • Category [Many-to-One Relationship] — Many Classes can have One Category; however, each Class only belongs to One Category.

  • Short Description [Text] — a brief description of the Class.

  • Long Description [Text] — a long description of the Class that can be used for the details screen.

  • Starting Time [Date & Time] — the date and time that the Class begins.

  • Ending Time [Date & Time] — the date and time that the Class ends.

  • Total Time [Number] — the total amount of time the Class takes.

  • Location [Text] — the address for where the Class takes place.

  • Price [Number] — the amount it costs to participate in the Class.

  • Total Possible Spots [Number] — how many spots are open for clients or customers before a class is full.

  • Available Spots Remaining [Number] — the number of spots left once people have begun signing up.

  • Publicly Available? [True/False] — whether or not the class is available to be viewed by users. TRUE means that it is available.

Layout Settings

Each screen in the Browse Classes Feature Template is created using responsive design. The screens will look good on any device or tablet.

Most screens have been designed with Custom Layouts. If you add a new component to a screen, you might notice that the other screen sizes are impacted.

Layout Overview

To view or edit the layout for different screen sizes — click the Screen title to reveal the dropdown.

The default view for this template is Desktop. When you change the screen size for one screen in the Builder, it does not change the screen size of the rest of the screens on the canvas.

Hidden Components

In each view, there may be components that do not appear on Desktop, but are visible on Mobile. These are grayed out in the lefthand panel & denoted with an icon.

Another way to view which device components are visible on is the Layout Tab here:

Custom Layout

Some components come with custom layouts based on screen size. To view those settings, check the Layout Tab & scroll to the Custom Layout Settings.

Example Use Cases

  • A fitness instructor with training sessions categorized by skill level or plan type.

  • An art instructor that offers a wide-range of classes across various mediums.

  • A life coach who counsels various professionals across different industries.

  • A restaurant that would like to display its menu in an easy-to-use way.

  • and many more!

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