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Creating custom widgets and saving them as templates
Creating custom widgets and saving them as templates

Learn how to build custom infographics for your report using Build your own widgets

Daumante Kubiliunaite avatar
Written by Daumante Kubiliunaite
Updated over a week ago

Have you ever wanted to create your own custom widgets and use them in your other reports? Using Build your own widgets, you have the ability to create your own widgets by selecting a type of graph to show and by assigning a metric to it straight from the API library. Afterward, you can save it as a widget template for future reports.

If there is a widget you cannot find in the pre-made selection, you can build it yourself. Below you will find a guide on how to do that.

Step 1. To access Build your own widgets, click here in your report:

Step 2. Select a type of widget and drag it over to the report.

​Step 3. Click on the widget to open the settings bar. Here, you can add widget title, description and assign metrics and/or dimensions.

Depending on the type of widget you've selected, you can find more actions available to jazz up your custom widget:

1. You can add/change or remove the widget icon:

​2. Add and delete columns in a table:

3. Choose a metric/dimension that you want the widget to be sorted by:

4. Switch to a different report type:

5. Add filters to your data:

​Step 4. When you are happy with the widget, you can easily save it as a widget template. Saved widgets can be found under "Widget templates":

For more information about build your own widgets, please see the video below:

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