What's new in Airtable: November 2021
Product Updates

What's new in Airtable: November 2021

Interface Designer, Admin Updates, bulk editing, and more

Autumn is my absolute favorite time of year. The weather gets gloomy, and I finally get to put on all my cool coats and stomp around on leaf-strewn walks. But if you’ve been reading our blog lately, you’ll know that the leaves aren’t the only thing dropping this fall.

We’ve recently released a menagerie of features—including our biggest of the year.

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Design interfaces with, ahem, interface designer

This is a big one. Create interfaces right from your Airtable bases, no code required. With Interface Designer, even your most complex data becomes accessible, actionable, and shareable.
Introducing Interface Designer | Airtable

Learn more with your YouTube tutorials...

Want to get up-to-speed with Interface Designer fast? Like, really fast? Then watch these three YouTube videos, which will walk you through exploring layouts, creating a custom interface, and more.

...Or, join our Interface Designer AMA

Want to hear about Interface Designer from the people who built it? Join us for an upcoming AMA, where a Product Manager will walk you through a demo, share their tips and tricks, explore the methodology around the product, and answer all your burning questions.
> Sign up here

Calling all admins!

We’ve made some pretty significant changes to our Admin experience. It starts with a redesigned Admin Panel, which now allows you to view critical information easier. We’ve also added new security controls like Audit Log APIs, as well as new workplace share restrictions and the ability to create User Groups. Finally, we’re making large bases even more performant and adding new base-management settings.

> Read more

Bulk editing field permissions

We’ve also added the ability to bulk edit field permissions. That means you can select specific fields and determine exactly who can edit said fields—from Editors to Creators, to nobody.

> Read more

In this how-to, we’ll walk you through the best ways to close out your project—and Marie Kondo your base in the process. After all, a project isn’t truly done until you’ve gathered feedback, submitted reviews, and properly archived your data.

> Read more here

And coming soon: Conditional Logic

And finally, we’re cooking up a much-requested update for Automations: conditional logic. Soon, you’ll be able to add if/then parameters to your Airtable automations—like sending an email only if certain records are updated, or filtering base update notifications only to the teams they impact.

That’s it for this one. As always, thanks for reading along. We’ll see you next month.

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