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Create a dashboard

Create a new dashboard

  1. Click the Dashboards icon in the navigation bar.
  1. Click the +Create Dashboard menu in the upper right and select New Dashboard.
  2. Enter a name for your dashboard in the Name this dashboard field in the upper left.

To import an existing dashboard:

  1. Click the Dashboards icon in the navigation bar.

  2. Click the Create Dashboard menu in the upper right and select Import Dashboard.

  3. In the window that appears:

    • Select Upload File to drag-and-drop or select a file.
    • Select Paste JSON to paste in JSON.
  4. Click Import JSON as Dashboard.

Create dashboards with templates

To create a dashboard from a template in the dashboards page:

  1. Click the Dashboards icon in the navigation bar.

  2. Click the +Create Dashboard menu in the upper right and select From a Template.

  3. In the window that appears, select a template and review the template’s variables and cells.

  4. Click Create Dashboard.

To create a dashboard from a template in the templates UI:

  1. Click the Settings icon in the left navigation.

  2. Select the Templates tab.

    • In the Static Templates tab, a list of pre-created templates appears.
    • In the User Templates tab, a list of custom user-created templates appears.
  3. Hover over the name of the template you want to create a dashboard from, then click Create.

Clone a dashboard

  1. Hover over the dashboard name in the list of dashboard to show options.
  2. Click Clone. The cloned dashboard opens.

    Clone a dashboard

Add data to your dashboard

  1. From your dashboard, click Add Cell ( ) in the upper right. The Data Explorer overlay opens.
  2. Create a query in the Data Explorer following the instructions in Explore metrics.
  3. Enter a name for your cell in the upper left.
  4. Click the checkmark icon ( ) to save the cell to your dashboard. You can also send data to your dashboard directly from the Data Explorer. For details, Explore metrics.

Add a note to your dashboard

  1. From your dashboard, click Add Note in the upper right.
  2. Enter your note in the window that appears. You can use Markdown syntax to format your note.
  3. To preview your Markdown formatting, click the Preview option.
  4. Click Save.