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This short video will walk you through creating a dashboard widget. 

Step-by-Step: Create a Dashboard Widget

  1. Log In to your Logentries account or Create an Account.
  2. Build and save a query. For help see the video available here
  3. Click on the image of a graph on the left side nav and choose the dashboard you would like to add a widget to.
  4. Press the green “+ New Chart” button in the top right of the screen.
  5. Enter a name for your new widget, and select your saved query or queries. Press the “Continue” button.
  6. Select the logs that will populate your widget. Press the “Continue” button.
  7. Select the chart type you would like for your new widget.  Press the “Save Changes” button.
  8. If desired, drag and drop the widget on your dashboard to change location.  Size the widget as appropriate by clicking the “∨” button in the top right of the widget. 
  9. You’re done! For additional support, contact

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