The Qlik Community
is a great resource where all Qlikkies can connect, collaborate and share with their peers, Qlik support engineers, Qlik product management, and Qlik experts!
Since multiple forums
are available for each product, community users can post discussions in the most relevant area. Both new and experienced Qlik product users help others learn new tips, share information and provide solutions by replying to discussions. Qlik product managers, Qlik support engineers, Qlik product and services experts as well as Qlik community administrators are moderating all of the forums and blogs. Look for the headset icon to identify Qlik Support responses and the star to designate other Qlik employee responses.What types of questions should be asked in the Qlik Community?
Search first before posting. Chances are someone else has already posted your question and answer. If the search does not result in an answer to your question, continue with posting on the Qlik Community. For step by step instructions on posting a question, check out this post
. Any kind of question can be asked on the Qlik Community!The Community is an excellent resource for asking how-to, scripting, app development and best practice questions.
Some examples of questions include but are not limited to:
- How do I connect using a specific connector?
- How do I use a certain function?
- My syntax is not working as expected, what am I doing wrong?
- What kind of visualization works best for this scenario?
- How do I format a number?
- What can I do to improve data load times?
- What is the approach for creating my data model?
Note: Qlik Community pages, Qlik Help documents, and Qlik public knowledge articles are all regularly indexed by the major search services like Google. Be sure to append the product name when searching to retrieve specific results regarding Qlik (ex: Qlik, Qlik Sense, QlikView, NPrinting, etc
). Qlik Community
results as well as results from Qlik.com
, Qlik Help
and Qlik Support Portal
display. What information should I include when posting to the Qlik Community?
The more information the better! Depending on the question, more details may be required to get the conversation flowing. Try to provide as much detail as possible and don't be surprised if peers or other product experts may ask for more information. A solid post should include:
- A detailed description/ask that includes examples
- Provide screenshots to illustrate the issue
- A sample file that users can test with (examples: .qvf, .qvw, .qvd)
- Code snippets
- Error messages
- Do not include any sensitive data! Files uploaded to the community will be publicly available.
Once the question has been posted, make sure to set up notifications
so you do not miss when others respond to and like your post. If a response is received that answers the question or solves the issue, be sure to mark the answer as correct by clicking 'Accept as Solution
'. This will mark the post as solved and other Qlikkies will gravitate towards this post as it as a possible solution for their issue. Multiple responses can be accepted as a solution so make sure to select all that apply.How can I participate in this great Community?
It's easy! Create a Qlik Community login
and start surfing the forums. Add your thoughts and ideas to any post, let others know you've experienced the same behavior, or like any resolution that has helped you answer a question. Be kind, encouraging and offer any insight you can! Don't be afraid to post a question as others probably have the same one. For more information on using the Qlik Community, start here
! Once you get started, navigate to our popular blogs
and subscribe. Join a group
. There so much you can learn and share when you are connected to the Qlik Community
Thank you for being apart of this wonderful Community! Happy Qlikking!