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Trello external API validation: [Blah] Data source should be a List of [xxx] but right now it is a [xxx]

Can’t find a resolution for this - I’m getting data come back fine in my plugin, but none of the objects that I can populate work. Keep getting this error message of it’s supposed to be a list of such, but I don’t know how to define that.

Any ideas?

When you define your data, you need to tick the box that says there are multiple items. That is what a “list” is.

But without a more detailed look at the data, API or your App, it is a bit hard to know what is going on with such little information.

New to Bubble so maybe I missed a step - but I do this:

  • Plugins > API Connector
  • put in all the stuff
  • Modify Call Types > disable stuff I don’t need (return only 3 fields)
  • Design > RepeatingGroup
  • Type of content = new API stuff
  • Data source = get data from external API
  • select the new API stuff I made

Now gets the error that it’s meant to be a list of.

Can you share a link to your app editor or some screenshots of your setup? It’s hard to help diagnose without seeing what you’ve tried.

Yeah, a repeating group is expecting a list-type source. It can be a list with one entry, but it needs to be a list.

I’ve never setup a repeating group to get data directly from an external API. When you setup the API you probably need to tick the box to make the relevant key a list of values. Otherwise it will assume each key has only one value.

I strongly suggest making your app public and sharing the URL to the editor, or at least taking screenshots of all the relevant parameters. Bubble is visual and contextual, so it’s really hard to help without being able to see what you see.