This community helps developers, analysts, and business intelligence professionals connect and use the XBRL API, Public Filings Database, Google Sheet resources and other tools more effectively.

Data Community Resources:

  1. Periodic Member-only web meetings
    Engage in an open forum to learn about new functionality and techniques for using XBRL API, get questions answered, and let members preview XBRL Spreadsheets in development and other applications. The list of upcoming and prior meeting replays is at the right-side of this page.
  2. Member-contributed XBRL Spreadsheet templates 
    Anyone is welcomed to share in the collection of customizable spreadsheets, developed by XBRL US Members that conform to the standards on this page. XBRL US Members can earn discounts for contributing to the XBRL API Template library. Got an idea? Email so we can discuss it with you (we may have helpful tips, too).

Balance Sheet Compare – SEC Filers contributed by Power User Peter Guldberg
This template features a customizable Taxonomy Map that lets analysts compare financials for US GAAP and IFRS filers.

Margin Comparison / Time Series from XBRL US
This template queries common Revenue and Income/Loss elements for up to 10 tickers and displays pivot tables for high-level graphic comparison. The Margin Time Series focuses on the ‘default’ ticker from the Margin Comparison, with override cells that can quickly change company and/or element screen.

API Template

Excel Power Query Template (.zip download) contributed by Power User Jim Truscott
This template uses Microsoft’s Power Query functionality to retrieve data (Excel 2013 or later on a Windows PC). The setup requires a Client ID and secret, so use your XBRL US Web account to request provisioning in the lower-right of this page after downloading and extracting the .xlsx file from the .zip.

XBRL Spreadsheet from XBRL US
A Google Sheet with several basic queries and a simple Balance Sheet Comparison for companies filing with US GAAP Taxonomies

Some ideas for Member-contributed templates:
Leases || Income statement || Valuation analysis

  1. Discussion forum

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    All visitors can exchange ideas and pose questions to XBRL data users in a community forum

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Interested in getting deep into the data? Anyone can use the tools to get a feel for queries and results from the database with our updated API. Your XBRL US Membership unlocks greater results from the API with the resources listed at right.