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Custom Widget Operations

  • Updated on 01 May 2018
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In this article, we will take a comprehensive look into the steps involved to add a Custom Widget into an analytics dashboard.

You can add a custom widget to both the Home (analytics) Dashboard (default dashboard) and a Custom Dashboard in BizTalk360.

Follow the steps as shown below to add a new custom widget to the dashboard. To understand the process better, we will show the example of adding the 'biztalkmsgboxdb' (artifact) custom widget into the Analytics Home Dashboard.

  • Log in to BizTalk360

  • On the Analytics Home screen, click Add Widget

  • You will notice the Add Widget blade on the right hand side of the screen. Click 'Add New Widget' option in the bottom of the Add Widget blade.

  • In the 'Add New Widget' blade enter the widget title

  • Date Range - Select the date range for chart. The options are Last 24 Hrs, Last 7 days, Last 30 days and Custom

    • Last 24 Hrs - Displays the data from last 24 hours
    • Last 7 days - Displays the data from last 7 days
    • Last 30 days - Displays the data from last 30 days
    • Custom - To add a specific number of days, use the scroller to select the day
  • Compare with Previous Hour/Day/Month - Select this check box to compare the real time data with previous hour/day/month

  • Compare with previous option is allowed only for a single metric.

  • Select the Type of Chart and the legend options

  • Choose the Artifact and Category - Select the artifact and category that you want to generate chart

  • Follow the same steps from 7 and 8 to add more metrics to the widget

  • Click the Save button to close the Add New widget blade