Each week the BuiltOnAir team pulls together the best discussions, updates and activity relating to Airtable happening across the web. Here you can find a weekly summary of those events (click any title to be taken directly to the community item):

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Airtable Community

An active community for Airtable users, hosted by the Airtable company. The community has frequent interaction across different discussion categories for integrations, ask the community, feature requests, work offered, and more.

New Updates

Ask The Community

Struggling with Structure

Preventing old invoices from updating their totals

Prevent collaborators from deleting records?

Can page designer handle invoice with lots of line items of varying sizes?

Is there a way to quickly add multiple rows to a linked column?

Combine attachments

SWITCH() and Multiple Select Fields

Concatenate “eats” my separators inside the fields

Creating a summary Table

Count matching date ranges

Standard deviation in calculations?

Grouping customers chronologically by treatment times. Can you solve this?

IF, AND and TODAY() problems!

How to find and loop over multiple records in airtable when using Zapier push as the trigger?

Is there a way to create presentation mode of Kanban, switching through views of multiple blocks?

Nested If / AND statements

Show And Tell

How to Create and Send Emails with Standard Paragraphs Using Integromat

Standard Deviation STDEV – Quick Reference

Product Suggestions

More granular permissions for collaborators

Improvements to lookup fields

Make it easy to add multiple linked records to a cell

Ability to *create* entity relationship diagrams

Org chart: drag and drop

Pay only for active users

Full size images in gallery view

Adding day name to date field formatting

Scroll horizontally with mouse wheel

Filter on Concatenated Fields

Automatically linking to records in other tables (primary ID keys & foreign ID keys)


Trigger automation whenever a record re-appears in a view

Chrome plugin for browser window positions

Content Calendar To Notify When Running Low On Content?

Automatic document creation and sharing from Airtable records

GAP Videos Community

A learning-focused Youtube channel for people starting out with Airtable, offering a range of videos teaching everything from basic set up to more advanced formulas.

New Update

New Videos this week:

Build an Automated System to Track Allowance


 A private Facebook group (requests to join are vetted by admins) to serve the web professionals community who are also users of Airtable. 

New Updates

Discussion this week:

  • Help with an employee staffing database
  • What was the problem you were looking to solve before learning about Airtable?
  • Help setting up a real estate base
  • Question about Zapier use
  • Help in defining a formula for rentals

Reddit Airtable Community

Active Airtable discussion on the popular online forum. Great option for discussion on Airtable uses, questions, and concerns, using the popular Reddit forum format. 

New Updates

Discussion this week:

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Online Database Expert Forum

A forum tailored to discussions around online databases and their supporting apps, with sub-threads focused on Airtable, Ninox, Knack and other integration tools.

New Updates

Discussion this week:

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The social center for all Airtable users and creators, this community includes weekly updates on new threads in the Airtable community, highlights on the best projects built by power users, a library of resources, and the official Built On Air podcast

New Updates

New podcast episode this week:


Articles this week:

(No new content)

BuiltOnAir Slack community discussions:

  • Question about Airtable API terms of service
  • Randomizing records returned via API?
  • Welcoming new members
  • Configure emails to send form response to person filling out the form
  • Airtable vs Coda

Recently created Slack community. Come join us here.