Custom widgets can significantly enhance your analytics experience by providing tailored insights into your data. Once you've created a custom widget to cater to your specific needs, the next step is sharing it with the right users or groups. This guide will walk you through the process of sharing your custom widget with other users or groups within the analytics module.
Sharing a Custom Widget: A Step-by-Step Guide
Locate Your Custom Widget: After creating your custom widget, navigate to the 'Queries' section located on the left-hand side of the analytics module interface. Under 'Queries', you will find the 'Widgets' tab at the top.
Find Your Widget: In the 'Widgets' section, you'll see a list of all available widgets. If your widget isn't immediately visible, you can use the 'Quick Search' bar to swiftly locate it by typing its name.
Access the Share Menu: Once you've located your custom widget, proceed to share it with others. To do this, hover over the name of your widget. Click on the three dots (...) located on the right-hand side of the table corresponding to your widget. A dropdown menu will appear
Select 'Share': From the dropdown menu, choose the 'Share' option. This action will open the sharing settings for your widget
Choose Recipients: In the sharing settings, you'll see the 'Explicit Sharing' section. Here, you can choose individual users or groups that you want to share your custom widget with. To share with multiple users or groups, use the blue '+' icon to create new lines
Define Access Levels: For each user or group, you have the option to set their access level:
- View Only: Recipients can only view the widget and its content
- Edit: Recipients can make changes to the widget's configuration
- Admin Access: Ability to edit, plus being able to set global filters and change widget level Cloud9QL
Configuring Access: Carefully assess the needs of each recipient and assign appropriate access levels accordingly. This ensures that everyone can collaborate effectively while maintaining the integrity of the widget's content
Save Your Changes: After you've configured sharing settings for your widget, don't forget to click the 'Save' button to apply the changes. This step finalizes the sharing process.
Sharing your custom widget with other users or groups in the analytics module can significantly improve collaboration with your team. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can ensure that your custom insights reach the right people with the appropriate level of access.