Admin Refresh: How to Create a Widget

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This article is part of the series created to provide details on features available when using the Admin Refresh interface.

Important Note

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.


Instructions 

Step Action
1.
If... Then...
You are beginning from the home page of the Admin Interface Click the Manage Dashboard button in the top right-hand corner of the page.  A drop-down menu will open.  Select Configure Widgets.
You are continuing from the How to Add a Dashboard workflow You will automatically route to the Configure Widgets page. Click the Manage Dashboard button in the top right-hand corner of the page.  A drop-down menu will open.  Select Configure Widgets.
2. From the drop-down window, select a widget type and click the OK button.
  • Each option describes what information will be available on the widget.
  • Example: Logins will display data related to users accessing the LMS.
3. The pop-up window will update and present additional configuration options.
4. 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.  You may have an additional option to add a Subtitle.
5. Configure widget Data.
Note: Setting options are based on the widget type identified and may present different choices between the widget types.
6. Choose the Graphic you want to display your data.
Note: This option is not available for the Generated Reports widget.
7. Click the Save button to save and close.
8. The new widget will now appear on the dashboard.

 

 

 

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