Concepts and mechanisms described below apply for both global and project dashboards.
Logged users can create as many dashboards as they need:
Click on Manage dashboards from a Global dashboard and fill the form to create a new Global dashboard. Use the same link from a Project dashboard to create a new Project dashboard:
The newly created dashboard appears immediately in the left navigation bar and and can be customized by adding widgets.
When system administrators create dashboards, they have the ability to share them. It means that these dashboards can be followed by authenticated users. This is done by ticking SharedIf you are granted the Share Dashboards And Filters permission, you have the ability to share your dashboards to other authenticated users. Just tick Shared while editing/creating a dashboard:
The content of a dashboard can be fully customized.
To change the layout of a dashboard (e.g. three columns instead of two), click on Configure widgets and then pick a layout on the right hand side:
Adding a Widget
To add a widget, click on Configure widgets. The list of available widgets is shown at the top of the page. Click on Add widget to add the desired widget:
Customizing a Widget
Some widgets can be customized. To change their properties, click on Edit on the desired widget:
Moving a Widget
To move a widget within a dashboard, click on Configure widgets, then drag & drop the widget:
Removing a Widget
To remove a widget, click on Configure widgets and then click on Delete:
Click on Manage dashboards to manage available dashboards:
From there you can:
- Follow / Unfollow a shared dashboard
- Change the order of the dashboards in the left navigation bar
- Delete a dashboard
- Configure widgets
Managing Default Dashboards
A system System administrator can customize the list and the content of the default dashboards. The default dashboards are the ones presented to unauthenticated users as well as authenticated users that have not done any customization. This is done by logging in, going to Settings > Configuration > Default dashboards and then selecting default dashboards to display and their order,: