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February 2020 Release | February 27, 2020

 

  • Launched Portuguese and Spanish Academies

  • Added Analyticon Discussion board

  • Updated Podcast author from Maddie to PodWizard, started showing Podcast author again

  • Search improvement- added contains and answered facets

  • Search improvement - added customer suggested idea of adding Youtube videos to search

  • Fixed issue with certification date being incorrect for some users

  • Resolved CSS issue on completed ideas component

  • Adjusted text keys in localized communities buttons so that they no longer stretch outside of the component

  • Addressed multiple issues of dark text on dark toast banners

  • Fixed issue of "back to top" button covering search options

  • Updated submission guidelines for Product Ideas 

  • Changed "New Topic" button to "Introduce Yourself" in the Community Hub

  • Fixed translations in Portuguese emails 

  • Removed title from Badge Award email templates that was difficult to read and so that emails all have cohesive headers and footers

  • Updated support SLA link

  • Fixed a bug where "knowledgebase" was showing up twice in various areas of the community 

  
January 2020 Release | January 30, 2020
  • Improved federated search 
  • Improved Use Case filter to save parameters
  • Multiple performance improvements 
  • Adjusted alignment of navigation bar to match the community header
  • Fixed an issue where avatars were misaligned in user groups in mobile view
  • Addressed a bug with group private messages
  • Fixed multiple Portuguese translations
  • Updated the social media icons in the footer of the Japanese community
  • Fixed issue where the category page "cards" bled into one another 
  • Updated link to Welcome and Getting Started in the footer of the Portuguese community 
  • Improved Interactive Lessons by adding a "Back to Lessons" button 
 
December 2019 Release | December 18, 2019
  • Introduced new Introductions 
  • Updated Academy landing page 
  • Added Input Blog to left navigation 
  • Navigation pinned by default
  • Updated the translations on the French registration / username selection page

  • Improved a handful of text keys in the Portuguese area of the community

  • Improvements to the Certification page

    Updated a link in the German footer

 
November 2019 Release (v19.9) | November 26, 2019
  • Improved Landing page Buttons 
  • Reorganized community structure by interaction style 
  • Updated category landing pages
  • Improved category message feeds 
  • Alter.Nation changed to Programs
  • Removed "posts" from profile dropdown/notifications count
  • Localized the Use Case titles 

  • Fixed an issue when using Interactive Lessons and Full Screen mode was "stuck"

  • Addressed an issue where titles of topics bled into the post date

  • Our vendor fixed a bug where the Idea Status filter was showing incorrect results

  • Updated the ACE Nomination survey for 2020

  • Updated board selector to include additional discussion boards

  • Removed more text from the mobile experience - working to push more content above the fold 

  • Improved case portal submission page and case layout 
 
October 2019 Release (v19.8) | October 31, 2019
  • Rolled out Learning Paths Beta 
  • Implemented Polling feature 
  • Improved Ideas Labels 
  • Removed notification icon when you have zero notification
  • Fixed broken link in accepted solutions reminder email template
  • Addressed issue with Help Guide showing incorrect text keys
  • Updated assets on the Academy Overview page
  • Removed outdated translation components to improve community performance
  • Completed adjustments to improve SEO
  • Adjusted UI on Use Cases to show more Use Cases above the fold
  • Removed redundant Company field from registration process
  • Fixed intermittent issue with links not working in mobile view
  • Updated "What's New" feed to respect user settings with time stamps
  • Fixed issue with the topic preview wasn't showing the entire preview of your message
 
September 2019 Release (v19.7) | September 24, 2019
  • Changed Stars to Likes
    • Updated text from star/stars/starred to like/likes/liked
    • Updated from star icon to thumbs up icon
    • Adjusted badge titles and assets for impacted badges
  • Logic created to revert certification badge after 2 year expiration to keep badges current with certifications
  • Carousel ordered by topic/article post date instead of latest comment
  • Created "Community Hub" to it’s own location in the navigation to help organize the structure
  • Removed statistics underneath product lines on landing page 
  • Updated ToS links in the footer to link to localized articles when in the respective language
  • Updated Community Guideline links in the footer to link to localized articles when in the respective language
  • Interactive Lessons are now available in full-screen mode
  • Fixed issue in IE with “Back to Top” button not working as expected
  • Updated carousel so that “read more” link appears regardless of content type
  • Addressed issue with timestamp bleeding out of “cards” in Use Case category
  • Fixed issue with mobile navigation and green highlight not extending across the node
  • Adjusted alignment of Post and Cancel buttons
  • Removed “Associated Products” metadata field from quilts
  • Fixed “auto save” UI error on the case portal
 
Version 19.6 | July 31, 2019
  • Introduced a redesigned home page based on survey feedback and user testing gathered at the 2019 Inspire in Nashville
  • Restructured Community boards so that content is bucketed intuitively by type of post and associated product
  • Redesigned the navigation bar so that it may be toggled into a collapsed 'hamburger' style menu, or pinned to remain fixed to the page
  • Designed and implemented a "What's New" component on the home page to spotlight featured content
  • Adjusted the max width of category (parent) pages in the Community to reduce the busyness of the design
  • Implemented an Ask a question button on the home page that allows posting a discussion topic directly to a product discussion board
  • Created a Community Hub that brings together everything users need to get started on the Community
  • Reconfigured the programming languages that may be selected in the code sample tool  code sample.PNG in the text editor
  • Improved navigation for accessing native-language User Groups in the localized communities
  • Added a link to the Alteryx Analytics Gallery in the Community footer
  • Updated translations in the Japanese Alteryx Academy
  • Fixed a bug in which the "Tweet Group Message" button showed up twice on User Group discussion boards
  • Minor improvements such as adjusting CSS styling on a few pages including the Profile Page, IdeasSettingsCase Portal, ACE Program, Use Cases, and Private Messages
  • Improved how Stars are displayed in certain components across the Community
 
Version 19.5.2 | June 27, 2019
  • Updated the Case Portal to support 2019.2 version cases and modified the severity selection for partners
  • Fixed a display issue when visiting the Advocacy.Amplified page on mobile
  • Moved the announcements banner on custom Academy pages
  • Updated translations in the Japanese Alteryx Academy
  • Improved how Stars are displayed in certain components across the Community

 

Version 19.5.1 | June 24, 2019
  • Upgraded the TinyMCE text editor to v2
  • Resolved a bug preventing syntax highlighting from displaying properly in code snippets
 
Version 19.5 | June 5, 2019
  • Customer Idea: Baked cookies so that users can stay logged in to Community longer
  • Customer Idea: Added "My Bookmarks" to the user menu
  • Customer Idea: Started reporting on the number of new certifications awarded in Community Highlights
  • Converted the Live Training into a Videos repository
  • Made improvements to the upload and display of company logos in the Alteryx Use Cases
  • Localized Case Portal across all supported languages
  • Adjusted the navigation bar to display in the language of the page being viewed, even when the user's profile language is different
  • Added a banner notification for users viewing a page in a different language to help them set their profile language or return to the English community
  • Updated mistranslations and missed translations in the localized communities
  • Resolved a bug that was preventing the HTML edit tab of the text editor from loading correctly
  • Resolved a bug in the @ mention functionality that was hiding certain community members from the autofill list
  • Resolved a bug with the Twitter integration where a specific role permission was preventing individuals with that role from tweeting user group messages
  • Minor bug fixes and design enhancements

 

Version 19.4.1 | May 23, 2019
  • Removed the machine-translation toggle and disabled the automatic translation of posts and comments
  • Implemented transliterated urls for the localized communities
  • Resolved a bug preventing the HTML and Preview tabs of the Blogs text editor from loading correctly
  • Resolved an issue where a "recommendations" component was hanging on certain pages
  • Resolved a bug that had broken the document preview feature of attachments on posts
  • Fixed broken links, mispellings, and mistranslations

 

Version 19.4 | April 30, 2019
  • Released a brand new Spanish Community
  • Released a brand new Portuguese Community
  • Patched a defect preventing a subset of users from accessing the Designer Advanced Certification exam
  • Added new prep materials to Certification, including an Interactive Lesson style practice exam
  • Refactored code on the Advocacy.Amplified to allow users to sign in faster
  • Fixed a minor bug in the email notifications in which the recipient's username was missing
  • Minor text changes such as misspellings, mistranslations, and clarifications
  • Minor improvements such as adjusting CSS styling on the user profile hovercard and DataCamp widget, and making content more responsive to less common aspect ratios

 

Version 19.3 | April 18, 2019
  • Enhanced the Support Case Portal with a more robust case submission page, sorting and filtering options, and an improved Case Details view
  • Launched Use Cases in the French, German, and Japanese Communities
  • Launched new Blog sections in the French and German Communities
  • Enhanced the Use Case submission page with new fields and helpful instructions
  • Integrated a more secure method of accessing Certification exams in Alteryx Academy
  • Added a new tab in the Use Case section dedicated to the Advocacy.Amplified program
  • Implemented support for embedding DataCamp Light interactive code widgets in Knowledge Base and Blog articles
  • Localized Community-wide badges to German and French
  • Added a reel of featured articles to the User Group Leaders' private forum
  • Provided partners with the ability to display their company under their usernames on profile pages
  • Increased the maximum capacity of Interactive Lessons to support future learning content
  • Resolved a bug with multi-byte characters that was interfering with the Japanese Designer Core Certification exam
  • Resolved a bug where clicking on a link to a rank on the user profile hovercard sent authenticated users to the login page
  • Resolved a bug where under certain conditions attachments would appear to the right of an article body rather than underneath the article
  • Minor improvements such as fixing broken links, adjusting CSS styling, and making content more responsive to less common aspect ratios

 

Version 19.2.2 | April 3, 2019
 
Version 19.2.1 | March 15, 2019
  • さあ、始めましょうか! Launch of our Japanese-language Alteryx Academy, including Interactive Lessons, Live Training, Weekly Challenges, and the Designer Core Certification exam
  • Localized the astronomical user ranking system to French, German, and Japanese
  • Changed the Ideas card on each of the product hub pages (Designer product hub) to display the number of Ideas in the "Implemented" state rather than the "Accepted" state
  • Fixed a bug introduced in our 19.2 release that caused sections of the Live Training calendar to become difficult to read
  • Fixed an edge-case bug in the Use Case filter that allowed the user to get stuck in state where all Use Cases have been filtered out of view
 
Version 19.2 | March 8, 2019
  • Modified the scoping of Community Search so that it will (by default) return only results from the area being searched in, rather than from across Community
  • Alteryx Certification exams may now be taken live from the Community (some restrictions apply)
  • Restructured the French, German, and Japanese Community sites to improve user experience and lay the foundation for two new sections: Use Cases and Blogs
  • Alteryx Use Cases have been revamped with a fresh new look, including enhanced sorting and filtering, to support the launch of the new Advocacy Amplified program
  • Added a “Subscribe” button to the top-left of the Blogs
  • Introduced a feedback collection survey to Interactive Lessons
  • Exposed more editing controls in the message editors
  • It's now possible to copy-paste an web-based image into a post by right-clicking on the editor and using pasting from the context menu
  • Knowledge Base articles now display the last modified date in the top-right, and show the originally posted date in a hover tooltip
  • Minor improvements such as fixing broken links and making content more responsive to less common aspect ratios
  • Reposted the Tool Mastery Index due to a bug that was causing the page to become unresponsive
  • Resolved a Community-reported issue in which the “Latest Topics” area on the homepage was showing replies in addition to topics
 
Version 19.1 | January 17, 2019
  • Released a brand new Japanese Community
  • Refactoring of Community assets to improve page load times, especially for our international Community members
  • Localized the hover-card that shows Community user information into French, German, and Japanese
  • Restructured the side-nav so that the Support resource page is easier to find
  • Made improvements to the Support Case Portal to streamline the submission of a new support case
  • Improvements to the design of the community system email notifications
  • An improved "Welcome to Community" email with links to great content for new Community members
  • Moved the Location Data Knowledge Base to a public area of the Community
  • Updated banner artwork for the Alter Everything Podcast blog
  • Revamped the ACE Program page with tabs for Selection Criteria, Rewards and Benefits, and a Nomination form
  • Added an Alteryx Partner Certification registration card to the Alteryx Product Certification Program page
  • Resolved an issue in which the Community search-bar text would overlap with the search scope selection for certain screen resolutions
  • Minor improvements such as fixing broken links and making content more responsive to less common aspect ratios

 

New Versioning Notation! | January 1, 2019

  • Switching to a new release process centered around 6-8 week cycles
  • Version Notation:
    • Major Release: YY.N – where YY is the 2-digit version of the year, and N designates the nth release of that year
    • Minor Release: YY.N.m – same as for the major release above, with a further distinction m for the patch release

 

Version 5.7.1 | December 21, 2018
 
Version 5.7 | November 29, 2018
  • Released a brand new German-language Community
  • Improvements to the design of community system email notifications
  • Updated the Legacy Downloads page with a new stable release of Alteryx version 11.7
  • Resolved a bug where the magnifying glass icon was missing from the Advanced Search page
  • Restructured the Developer Community so that Dev Space is more accessible
  • New Dev Space Founder Badge to celebrate the Developer Community Anniversary (Nov 28, 2018)
  • Unveiled the Inspire 2019 | Buzz forum - the go to community resource for Inspire Nashville conference attendee's

 

Version 5.6 | October 31, 2018

 

Version 5.5 | September 28, 2018

 

Version 5.4 | August 27, 2018
  • New Interactive Lessons released: Creating Analytic Apps
  • Updates to Alteryx Certification page, including new Core & Advanced Certification Exam Prep Guides
  • Improvements to Private Messaging Interface
  • Mobile search UI improvements
  • Latest Topics & other Community content feed updates
  • Layout improvements to Article & Topics pages
  • New Message guidance added to Alteryx Connect Discussions
  • Weekly Challenge automation improvements, including updating the Index and leaderboards on a daily basis
  • Live Trainings scheduled through November
  • Updated color of UG Leader profile links on User Group pages (original idea by @ydmuley)
  • Fixed issue with Featured content display
  • New Badge ready for 3-year Community Anniversary (Sep 4th, 2018)
 
Version 5.3 | July 27, 2018
 
Version 5.2 | June 28, 2018
 
Version 5.1 | June 1st
 
Version 5.0 | May 24, 2018
  • Restructured community for better alignment with Alteryx platform and easier content discovery
  • Enhanced visual navigation to present clear paths and enable more fluid movement throughout the site
  • New Getting Started area
  • New Alter.Nation area
  • New Culture & Events area
  • Rollout of our fancy new brand look and feel!
  • Kicked off the Python Tool Contest on Dev Space
  • New privacy features, including GDPR support
 
Version 4.4.1 | March 22, 2018
 
Version 4.4 March 6, 2018
 
Version 4.3 | February 14, 2018
  • New Contest: Road to Inspire 2018 (Anaheim) has been launched. Participate to obtain the badge and a chance to win a video spotlight, a free pass to Inspire 2018 Anaheim and other great prizes!
  • Certification information added to Academy Overview page
  • "Report Content" under the Message Options menu has been updated to "Notify Moderator" and more guidance is being provided on what to flag to the moderation team. (original idea by @DultonM)
  • Online status now appears on community members' profile hover cards (original idea by @JoshKushner)
  • Matching search terms in search results are now highlighted in both the title and body text in the Community search results
  • Several styling and bug fixes
  
Version 4.2.1 | January 8, 2018
  • Additional information about Advanced Certification has been added to the Certification page and a new badge is available for those who get certified.
  • The 100th Weekly Challenge has been posted, and there's a brand new #100 badge to earn
 
Version 4.2 | December 13, 2017
  • Introduced new Content Translation Feature to discussions, blogs, and the Alteryx Knowledge Base (Languages include: French, German, & English)
  • New Interactive Lessons in Alteryx Academy: Writing Expressions
  • #SANTALYTICS 2017 kicks off with a special announcement
  • Launched the Inspire 2018 | Buzz forum - the go to community resource for conference attendee's
  • Alteryx Developer Community GA Launch
  • New Badge granted to Inspire Europe 2017 attendees
  • Resolved issue with user profile links on Mobile
 
Version 4.1.1 | November 30, 2017
 
Version 4.1 | October 31, 2017
  • Alteryx Certification moves to Academy! Begin your journey to becoming an Alteryx Core Certified Professional.
  • Early-release of the Alteryx Developer Community: Get a sneak-peek on what we have been working on prior to the official launch date.
  • New Tool Mastery Index makes discovering individual articles a whole lot easier!
  • Incorporated Latest Photos component on User Group pages
  • New badge for Tableau Conference 2017 attendee's
  • New badge to recognize members who successfully completed the Alteryx Core Certification exam
  • Resolved issue with idea status updates along with other minor bug fixes

 

Version 4.0 | September 26, 2017

  • Launch of Alteryx Academy!
    • Immersive experience
    • Enhanced content and introduction of tracks
    • Progress tracking
    • Fully responsive so you can learn anywhere, from any device
  • Launch of Alteryx Community Highlightsan on-going blog series aimed at helping you make the most of your time in the community!

 

Version 3.5 | May 29, 2017

  • Improved navigation on the User Groups landing page.
  • The breadcrumb has been fixed so that you can easily navigate back through all levels of the community
  • Updates to the Alteryx For Good page: new forms, layout and details about joining our volunteering network
  • New Inspire 2017 badges
  • Various styling fixes

 

Version 3.4 | May 8, 2017

  • User Groups are expanding to industries! A new Healthcare User Group is now available
  • We've laid the groundwork for Alteryx Academy, which you will be able to preview at Inspire.

 

Version 3.3.1 | April 14, 2017

 

Version 3.3 | March 30, 2017

  • Alteryx Uses Cases are now available to browse by department and industry
  • Leaderboards have been added to the Partner Community to recognize participation
  • Added call to action to sign on on Live Training modules
  • Several minor bug fixes

 

Version 3.2.1 | March 9, 2017

  • New Live Chat experience on the Support page
  • Idea Exchange Options that were previously missing have been re-added to the page
  • Live Training title and description have been moved above the calendar

 

Version 3.2 | March 2, 2017

  • 2017 Alteryx Analytics Excellence Awards are open for submissions.
  • Live Training sports a new calendar where you can get a quick view of upcoming sessions, and download calendar invites.
  • New Weekly Challenge Index to view challenges in order 
  • Pagination has been re-added to forum topics.
  • New badge for Women's History Month. Participate in any of our Women of Analytics or #BeBoldForChange activities in March to earn it.
  • Resolved issue with missing signatures on posts
  • Several additional minor bug fixes.

 

Version 3.1 | February 2, 2017

 

  • Live Training moves to Community! Browse our ever growing library of instructor-led, training sessions focused on practical use cases
  • New set of badges to reward participation in our Weekly Challenge
  • User Group Members can now invite other community members to join User Groups they are part of
  • Disabled community platform spellcheck to favor more robust browser spellcheckers instead
  • Updated Meet the Community Team with new members. Watch their 30 seconds Community Confessions!
  • Alteryx | Support can now be accessed via Alteryx Resources
  • Several UI improvements and fixes related to community search and the document viewer experience
 

Version 3.0 | December 15, 2016

 

  • Fully responsive community that provides a consistent experience on any device. It's resolutionary!
  • New persistent navigation, search, and user controls build to be convenient, fast, and fluid
  • Improved rich media experience & features enable faster sharing and better discoverability
  • Launch of the new Training category, and dedicate space for our Weekly Challenge
  • Full-site SSL so that you can browse and engage with peace of mind

 

Version 2.7 November 17, 2016

 

  • New badge to recognize Alteryx Certified Partners
  • New set of badges to reward contributions to our blogs
  • Improved Community Experience Survey to capture your feedback and improve your experience
  • #SANTALYTICS 2016 kicks off with a special announcement, and its own event area: Help an elf get Santa around the globe!
  • Several bug fixes
  • Ground work for big changes to come!

 

Version 2.6 | May 20, 2016

 

  • Open Beta: Profile Plus  (+Activate the new Profile Plus badge!)
  • The Alteryx Partner Community is now live! Contact channels@alteryx.com to request access.
  • Alteryx | Hangouts have been moved to their own section under the Events category
  • Eventbrite links on the User Groups calendar are now clickable
  • Adjusted styling of attachments, thanks to this idea

 

Version 2.5 | April 12, 2016

 

  • Ranks Asteroid and higher will now have access to an Unanswered Posts tab on the community homepage
  • Ranks in the profile hover cards will now take you directly to the User Ranks FAQs
  • New Alteryx User Groups launched 4/6, check out their events calendar for a meetup near you
  • New time limited User Group Trailblazer badge
  • Global notification will now display important messages at the top of every page of the community
  • Link to Welcome & Getting started added to footer
  • Closed Beta for Profile Plus

 

Version 2.4 | February 29, 2016

 

  • Restructure of the community to simplify paths to content and bring more consistency
  • Updated navigation to accommodate deeper levels in our community structure
  • My Accepted Solutions module has been added to user profile pages
  • Placeholders will now auto expire and disappear after 7 days to help avoid clutter across the community
  • New badge to identify those who are registered for Inspire 2016 & posted on the Inspire | Buzz
  • New time-limited Leap Day 2016 badge 
  • Updated available statuses, submission guidelines and tips for the Alteryx Product Ideas Exchange
  • Several bug fixes and styling enhancements

 

Version 2.3 | February 3, 2016

 

  • Find what you're looking for faster by changing the scope of your search right from the search bar
  • New badge to identify Alteryx User Group Leaders in the community
  • New badge for users that change their avatar (yeah, it's a ninja)
  • Be heard! We've introduced new polling functionality in select areas of the community
  • Relative dates will now only display for 7 days for clarity of when content was posted or updated
  • Bug fixes, styling enhancements, and behind-the-scenes infrastructure upgrades

 

Version 2.2.1 | December 15, 2015
 
  • Events category expansion
  • Accepted Solution reminder email will now go out after 3 days instead of 7
  • 7 Alteryx ACEs have been added to the program
 
Version 2.2.0 | November 24, 2015
 
  • We've achieved escape velocity and are no longer in Beta!
  • Updated sign in and registration experience
  • Created a Getting Started guide for new users 
  • Ability to @mention other users is now available to rank Asteroid and higher
  • Enhanced Stars image states
  • New Blog Authors bio widget on blog articles
  • General design tweaks and enhancements
 
Version 2.1.4 | October 22, 2015
 
 
Version 2.1.3 | October 9, 2015
 
 
Version 2.1.2 | September 25, 2015

  • Bug fixes related to Document Viewer and Sign In

 

Version 2.1.1 | September 23, 2015

  • Accessibility improvements
 
Version 2.1 | September 18, 2015
 
  • Native Document Viewer
  • My Bookmarks widget
  • Home page side navigation widget
  • Design tweaks, bug fixes, and general improvements
 
Version 2.0 | September 3, 2015
 
  • Beautiful new user interface
  • Streamlined registration/sign-on experience
  • Advanced gamification, reputation, and recognition features
  • Rich user profiles, real-time notifications, e-mail subscriptions, and private messaging
  • Upgraded content classification tools: Labels, Stars, and Accepted Solutions
  • Enhanced search functionality and dynamic content recommendations
 
Version 1.0 | July 2013
 
  • Liftoff!