Airtable Universe
  • 07 May 2024
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Plan availability

All plan types 

Platform(s)

Web/Browser, Mac app, and Windows app 

Related reading

Discover how other people use Airtable with Airtable Universe, a platform allowing you to browse through bases created by other Airtable users. Search Airtable Universe by category to find the bases most relevant to your interests and needs.

Accessing Airtable Universe 

To access Airtable Universe

  1. Visit your Airtable homepage

  2. Click Universe in bottom left-hand corner.

    1.  After clicking Universe, you are redirected to the Airtable Universe collection of bases to browse and use.

Searching and sorting in Airtable Universe 

To search Airtable Universe

  1. Visit the Airtable Universal homepage

  2. Click into the Search Universe field and enter your search terms.

    1.  You can also sort by category by clicking Sort by featured.  

    2.  After selecting a category and base, click Explore the base to learn more. 

Duplicating Airtable Universe bases 

To duplicate Airtable Universe bases

  1. Visit the Airtable Universal homepage.

  2. Search for and locate your preferred base.

  3. Select your base by clicking its title and click Use template.

    1.  After selecting Use template, choose a workspace location and click Add base

Publishing, updating, and unpublishing on Airtable Universe 

Note

Before publishing on Airtable Universe, confirm your user name and profile are accurate, as they are also displayed on Airtable Universe. 

To publish a base on Airtable Universe

  1. Visit the Airtable Universal homepage

  2. Click Publish and manage at the bottom of the categories' menu. 

  3. Complete your public Airtable Universe profile and click Start publishing

  4. Select a base, enter a title, description, and categories, and click Publish base.

Note

If the base you publish on Airtable Universe contains extensions, you can toggle the Show extensions in published base button on/off. 

To unpublish a base on Airtable Universe

  1. Visit the Airtable Universe homepage

  2. Click Publish and manage at the bottom of the categories' menu. 

  3. Search for select the published base you unpublish. 

  4. Click Unpublish in the top-right hand corner and confirm Unpublish.

To update a published base on Airtable Universe

  1. After making changes to your published base visit the Airtable Universe homepage

  2. Search for and select the published base you want to update. 

  3. Click Update base and confirm Publish base contents.  

Note

To preview any unpublished changes to your base, click Preview unpublished changes. After reviewing the changes, click Continue editing

FAQs

How are Airtable Universe and templates different from each other?

Airtable Universe differs from our official templates in that the bases on Airtable Universe are created and published by Airtable users. In contrast, our templates are developed and managed by the Airtable team.

Do Airtable extensions work with bases published on Airtable Universe?

Airtable Universe differs from our official templates in that the bases on Airtable Universe are created and published by Airtable users. In contrast, our templates are developed and managed by the Airtable team.


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