Quick Access To FAQs Stored In Airtable

by @pixies


View FAQ from Airtable in sidebar

How to Use

Use the Quick Bar to search a list of FAQs you define in an Airtable. You can add, modify, and delete FAQs in the Airtable, and it will automatically update what you see in the PixieBrix sidebar.


Airtable Base: You will need an Airtable with some FAQs to start. You must follow the format below, with a column of questions and another column with answers.

Here's an Example Airtable Base with the correct format

Airtable base

Quick Bar: You must set up the Quick Bar if you have not done so. To do this, follow the Quick Bar setup documentation.

Airtable Integration in PixieBrix: Follow our docs to set up an Airtable integration in PixieBrix.

Activate the Mod

  1. Activate this mod. If you're not logged into PixieBrix or have not previously created a PixieBrix account, you'll be prompted to do so before continuing the activation flow for this mod.

  2. Once you are logged in, use the PixieBrix Extension Console to configure the Airtable integration by selecting the Airtable you created in Requirements and adding the correct tab name
    PixieBrix mod configuration screen

  3. Finish activating this mod by clicking "Activate" in the Extension Console.

Try it Out

  1. On any webpage, activate the Quick Bar using the keyboard shortcut you configured in the Quick Bar setup documentation. Choose FAQ.
    PixieBrix Quick Bar menu

  2. Voila 🎉 PixieBrix returns your FAQs in the sidebar
    Sidebar panel with questions and arrows that show answers

Use Case Ideas

👤 HR and Recruiting

You get asked more questions than most! This mod helps surface info that you need to provide frequently. Customize the text in your Airtable to quickly access information, such as:

  • Benefit policies
  • Company holidays
  • Current job openings

Endless Possibilities

This is just the beginning! Once you activate your mod, the possibilities are endless. With PixieBrix, you can customize any mod to meet your needs or even build something entirely new. If you run into any trouble, need friendly support, or want to share your creations with the world, join our PixieBrix Slack Community.





Feb. 28, 2023


March 15, 2023