Community Design Fundamentals

Balancing Form And Function

In this course, we'll explore fundamentals of community design, common mistakes to avoid, and how to measure design effectiveness. We'll bring it all together in a case study by diving deep into the evolution of the Alteryx Community 🎨

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Course Overview

Series: Programs, Design
~1 Hour, 45 Minutes

Course objectives:

  1. Define “Community Design”
  2. Build a philosophy for successful community design
  3. Understand how to design various page types to achieve specific outcomes
  4. Discuss why some design trends are poor and should be avoided
  5. Avoid common mistakes often perpetuated in community designs
  6. Pinpoint how to measure the effectiveness of your design
  7. Explore a case study of the Alteryx Community’s design over time

Who this course is for:

  • Absolutely anyone interested in how community design influences outcomes for visitors, members, the business, and those tasked with managing the community.


  • Have a basic understanding of communities and their purpose. Completing Community Foundations prior to enrolling in this course is recommended, but not required

Course Curriculum

15 Lessons / ~1 Hour, 45 Minutes

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