This article provides information on a portion of the Absorb system that has been updated with the Absorb Admin Refresh Experience. The instructions and guidance in this article are intended for those whose environment has enabled the free Absorb Admin Refresh Experience upgraded. For more information about what is available with this, please check out the Absorb Admin Refresh Checklist!
This article is part of the series created to provide details on features available when using the Admin Refresh interface.
Dashboard Widgets are graphical components that display data for specific LMS features and actions. This article will provide you with an overview of each widget type available with the Admin Refresh interface. For more information about Dashboard Widgets, please see Admin Refresh: An Overview of Dashboard Widgets.
As a System Administrator, access this workflow as a continuation of the process found in the How to Add a Dashboard article, or when you choose to configure a previously created dashboard.
Table of Contents
- Instructions: How to Add a Widget
Instructions: How to Add a Widget
|1. Configure Widgets||
Note: Clicking the Add Widget button will add a new Widget placeholder to the bottom of the Dashboard layout.
|2. Add Widget||
From the drop-down menu, select a Widget type and click the OK button. The pop-up window will update and present additional configuration options.
Learn more: Admin Refresh: An Overview of Dashboard Widgets
|3. Configure Widget||
See the Widget Type Settings section below this table for details on options available for each Widget Type.
|4. Save||Click the Save button to save and close. You will return to the Dashboard.|
Widget Type Settings
Shared Setting Fields
|Title||Enter the Widget's name in the Title field. This is a required field.
Note: This title will be visible and identify the Widget on the Dashboard.
|Subtitle||Enter a Subtitle.|
Click the radio button of the Unit Type you want the numeric information expressed as.
|Filters||Click the Add Rule button to add conditions on how the data should be filtered.|
|Graphic||Click the radio button of the Graphic layout you want used to display the data.|
|Competencies||Click the Select Competencies button to open a pop-up window where you can search for and choose Competencies.|
Course Enrollment Status by Course
|Courses||Click the Add Courses button to open a pop-up window where you can search for and select Courses.
Click the checkbox of each Enrollment Status you want to be represented.
Note: By default, every Enrollment Status will be selected (checked).
Course Enrollment Status by Department
|Department||Click the Add Departments button to open a pop-up window where you can search for and select Departments.|
|Include All Sub-Departments||
Click the toggle button to change the status setting.
|Title||Enter a Title for the Widget.|
|Frequency & Range||
Use the Frequency and Range drop-down menus to select the default time-range for the Widget.
Click the Add Rule button to add conditions on how the data should be filtered.
Note: If no filter is added, all Users will be included in the Widget data.
Use the WYSIWYG Text field to format the contents of the Widget.
Click the Report's checkbox to change the status setting.
Note: By default, all Reports will be selected (checked).