Database-to-Website & API integration

An easy way to update your website in just one click.

viewing room

Display artists, artworks, exhibitions and publications on your website by transferring them from nil database in just one click.

Our template has a simple and efficient look and works on all platform.

No hosting provider is needed, only a domain name registration.

Click here to see our template.

Pricing: 500€/year (or 50€/month). No set-up fee*.

You already have a website? Get the API.

We also provide API integration to sync your database with your website for 20€/month.

You prefer a custom-made website?

We invite you to reach out to us to discuss your ideas and options.

User guide

Login to your nil database account.

Artists, Artworks, Exhibitions and Publications in nil database can sync automatically with your website.

login

Sync an Artist

Selected Contacts will be displayed on your Artists list (Menu → Artists). Biography and documents to download will appear under the Artist’s individual page.
In nil, go to Contacts and click on the first Artist you want to add to your website. At the bottom of the contact details tick the box Website. Repeat the steps below for each artist.

To add a biography, edit the record and enter the text under biography. Format the text with Markdown (add italic, bold, links...).

add an artist

Add a downloadable file

To add PDFs that your visitors can save from your website on the artist's page to their device, you will need to upload the files under the contact’s Attachments tab. You must select a role for each PDF: Biography, Bibliography, CV or Selected texts before uploading it.

add downloadable files

Set-up categories for your exhibitions

Set-up your exhibitions categories: Go to Account Administration → Settings and scroll down to Exhibition categories. The categories are important because they are included in the filters on the Exhibitions page.
The default categories are: Art Fairs, Auctions, External (outside the gallery), Gallery (your gallery program), Online & Projects. Feel free to edit the categories.

exhibition categories

Sync an exhibition

Selected exhibitions will be displayed on the Exhibition page (Menu → Exhibitions) under Current, Upcoming and Past so it’s mandatory to add dates for each exhibition. Current and upcoming exhibitions will also be displayed on the Homepage.

In nil, go to Exhibitions and click on the first Exhibition you want to add to your website. At the bottom of the exhibition details tick the box Website. Repeat the steps below for each exhibition.

To add a press release, edit the record and enter the text under press release. Format the text with Markdown (add italic, bold, links...).

The first image under the Installation views tab will be displayed on the Homepage for current and upcoming exhibitions. Minimum resolution required is 2048px wide but 4000px is best for retina.

add an exhibition

Sync an artwork

Selected artworks will be displayed on the Artist’s page (Menu → Artists → Artist’s page).
In nil, go to Inventory and click on the first artwork you want to add to your website. At the bottom of the artwork details tick the box Website. Repeat the steps below for each artwork.

add an artwork

Sync a publication

Selected publications will be displayed on the Publications page (Menu → Publications) and on the Artist’s page (Menu → Artists → Artist’s page).
In nil, go to Biblio and click on the first publication you want to add to your website. At the bottom of the publication details tick the box Website. Repeat the steps below for each publication.

To add a Paypal ID, edit the record and enter the ID under Paypal hosted button ID.

To add a cover image, click on the Scans tab and click on Add an image.

add a publication

Publish

Once you are done, you need to publish your content.

Go to Account administration and located the Websites tab. Click on the Generate button to sync your content and do not close the window until the sync is finished.

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*Included in the free set-up:
Your font, your logo, text/background color, and assistance to link the website to your domain. Any further customization will be billed with a starting fee of 200€ and extra charges might apply depending on the level of customization required.