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How to connect the Notion template to Specify
How to connect the Notion template to Specify

The best way to document your Design System in Notion is by using our template. Here are the steps to connect it the right way.

Updated over a week ago

Where to find Specify Notion template for documenting Design Systems?

You can have a look at our Documentation template hereπŸ‘‡

How to duplicate Specify Notion template?

  • Open the Notion template

  • And click on duplicate on the top right corner

How to connect my design tokens to the Notion template?

Follow this video

Step by step

  • Go to your Destinations in your Specify repository and click on Add Destination.

  • Select Notion as your destination in the first step

  • Follow the steps and click on the Notion Template link when you are in the Duplicate Notion Template step if you haven't duplicated the template yet.

  • Be sure to choose to sync your design data in an existing database.

  • Move your Notion template to a page you gave Specify access to previously.

  • Go to the right database in the template you duplicated. There's a shortcut to the databases you can connect to Specify at the top of the template.

  • Open the database and copy the link to your database page

  • Paste the URL in the field in Specify.

    If you have an error, you might want to check if you gave Specify permissions to where is your template.

  • Enjoy your documentation and have a look at some linked databases that reference those same design tokens! πŸŽ‰

    Don't hesitate to explore the template and make it your own πŸ˜‰

    πŸ‘‰ If you have any questions on Notion or this template, feel free to give your feedback on our feature request board.

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