Known Issues | Last Updated May 23, 2019

Before reaching out to us about an issue you've run into with the Socrata platform, take a moment to review the Known Issues indicated in the table below. The issue you’d like to report just might be something we’re already aware of and are working hard to resolve!

Known issues are previously reported issues that may result in difficulty using some aspects of the platform. While it is not a comprehensive list, these are issues we suspect might have the potential to be highly impactful. As possible, we’ll indicate a workaround below.

If you have questions, need help, or if you'd like to be notified when the issue is fully resolved, please reach out to us! Just email us at and we'll get back to you soon!





Region map (choropleth) cards on a Data Lens and region maps in the visualization canvas built for a dataset with multiple location columns can show data aggregated to the wrong location column without warning.


Refrain from creating region maps for datasets with multiple location columns. Users can create multiple datasets, each with one location column, in order to create the desired maps.

There is work planned to support multiple location columns and region maps for the future (timeline TBD), but the configuration is currently unsupported.

OData v4 endpoints are breaking on certain assets.


Use OData v2 endpoints, which appear unaffected at this point.

The link for viewing App Tokens https://{{socrata_domain}}/profile/app_tokens results in 500 error.


Documentation for the new process on creating App Tokens can be found here.

Firefox | Embedded visualizations in Perspectives pages may render outside of chart boundaries on smaller browser windows.


Use a different Supported Browser. 

Resolved Issues


Date Resolved

IE 11 | The checkbook view for Open Expenditures is unable to download filtered data

This issue was resolved on April 19, 2019.

Flyout in Update button is not displaying validation checks in dataset draft. It will only appear grayed out and un-clickable.

This issue was resolved on May 6, 2019.

IE 11 | Column dropdown menus in Dataset drafts are rendering behind column headers and unclickable

 This issue was resolved on May 13, 2019.

Getty Images are unable to be inserted into a story

This issue was resolved on May 15, 2019.

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