Whether you’re a budding developer or have been building on Bubble for years, there’s always more to learn. While speaking on a panel at BubbleCon last month, HelloPrenup founder and Shark Tank alum Sarabeth Jaffe mentioned a feature that she’d learned only the week prior: database triggers. 

“I just used database triggers for the first time. It’s so helpful to keep your system synced with another system, and I feel like I didn’t understand that until like a week ago,” she told attendees. 

Database triggers are backend workflows that can be set to run when something in our database changes, and they’re endlessly useful for automating your Bubble app. Here’s a step-by-step guide to setting up your first database trigger: