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EXTENDED Deadline - August 30th | You still have time to submit your Alteryx Use Case to qualify for this round of Analytics Excellence Awards presented at Inspire Europe 2018! Learn more here.

Community Version History

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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 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!