Creating a new Dashboard

To create a new dashboard click on the big orange New Dashboard button on the Dashboard Builder Home screen – you can’t miss it!

Dashboard Builder New Dashboard

Depending on what type of user you are, this can have different results as described below.

Standard Users

If you are a standard user, clicking on the New Dashboard button will bring up a screen that allows you to select an ArcGIS Online web map to base your dashboard on.

New Dashboard - Choose a web map

Click on a web map and click the Choose button. This will send you to the Dashboard screen.

Data Store Users

If you are a user with access to our National Data Store, clicking on the New Dashboard button will bring up two options: from Data Store and from Web Map.

New Dashboard Button Options

If you want to create a dashboard with data from the National Data Store click the “from Data Store” option. This will open a Choose Data Layer popup similar to the one shown below.

Data Store Data Layer Popup

Choose a data layer. This will create the dashboard and open a New Dashboard popup.

New Dashboard Popup

Choose a name and folder for your new dashboard and click the Create button. This will send you to the Dashboard screen.

If you do not want to use data from the National Data Store data in your dashboard, click the “Web Map” option from the orange button instead.

Data Store Users
If you are a Data Store user, your Dashboard Builder experience will differ slightly from that of standard users in some cases. These cases will be flagged using boxes shaded this colour.