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Sequential ID Generator

Generate sequential IDs for your documents in DatoCMS

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Sequential ID Generator DatoCMS plugin

A plugin to generate sequential IDs for your documents in DatoCMS.


Please specify a read-only DatoCMS API key on the plugin global settings:



To enable the sequential ID generator for your single-line text field, choose "Sequential ID Generator" as a field add-on.


You can set a prefix and the number of leading zeroes in your sequential IDs:



Install all the project dependencies with:

yarn install

Add this plugin in development mode to one of your DatoCMS project with:

yarn addToProject

Start the local development server with:

yarn start

The plugin will be served from http://localhost:5000/. Insert this URL as the plugin Entry point URL.


Before publishing this plugin, make sure:

  • you've properly described any configuration parameters in this README file;
  • you've properly compiled this project's package.json following the official rules;
  • you've added a cover image (cover.png) and a preview GIF (preview.gif) into the docs folder.

When everything's ready, just run:

yarn publish
Sequential ID Generator
Generate sequential IDs for your documents in DatoCMS
Author gravatarnspehler
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Plugin type
Field addon
Compatible with fields
Single-line string
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