Dashboards - How to use Jira
Dashboards are a place where you can view a lot of information.
Dashboards are composed of gadgets.
Gadgets have functionality for displaying certain information, like
Average Age Chart or
Issues in progress. Each gadget can be setup to take information from one or more projects and/or saved filters.
Adding a dashboard
Dashboard can be added from the top bar, under
Create dashboard in the
or, if you are already in a dashboard, from
Create dashboard in the three dots menu.
Note: you cannot add gadgets to the default dashboard.
You can add gadgets either through the
Add gadget button in the top right
or, if you don’t have any gadets, from the
add a new gadget message(s).
After that, you are greeted by a window that shows all of the avalable ones (you might need to press
Load all gadgets).
Adding a gadget is as simple as clicking the button
Add gadget next to the name of the gadget you want to add.
After it is added, you’ll need to configure it, usually a gadget requires atleast a filter/project.
Options for different gadgets can be found on their top right corner, in the three dots menu.