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Add images using the image widget

Display an uploaded image, with instructions on how to host images in Dropbox and Google Drive.
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Use the Text widget to display text on your dashboard

Text widgets are flexible enough to accept HTML tags, including clickable links and font size adjustments.
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Display customer satisfaction scores using Image widgets

Learn how pairing our Image widget with tools like PagePixels can schedule screenshots of your ratings.
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Display a QR code on your dashboard using Dropbox

Steps to build a QR Code widget that generates a QR code from a URL.
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Display the time and date on a dashboard using the Clock widget

Clock widget displays the time and date in either 24 or 12 hour format, using your local computer's clock as a reference.
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Build a dashboard using data from a CSV file

Learn the key concepts of how to structure your data and push it to Geckoboard using CSV widgets.
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Display Google Alerts on a RSS/Atom Feed widget

Steps to create a Google Alert and display updates on a RSS/Atom Feed widget.
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Add an RSS/Atom Feed widget to your dashboard

Our RSS/Atom Feed widget displays items from an RSS or Atom feed as a list.
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Custom widgets

Guide to using Custom Widgets

How to get data from an external API into Geckoboard.
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Push to Custom Widgets from a Google Sheet

Steps to use a Google Sheets script that pulls data from a sheet, before pushing the data to a Custom Widget.
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Guide to using Custom Widgets with Excel

Steps to build a custom pie chart and geo mapping widget.
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Guide to Custom Widgets using Node.js

Learn how to use Node.js to get data from a datasource into your Custom Widgets.
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Use a Dropbox URL as a data source for Custom Widgets

Upload your JSON file to Dropbox to use the created link with your Custom Widget.
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Node.js module for Push method widgets

Learn about Gekoq, a Node.js module that simplifies sending data to your Geckoboard Push method Custom Widgets.
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Template for building custom integrations in Node.js

Learn about Gekkota and how it can help build a custom integration for Geckoboard's custom Push method widgets.
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Custom Widgets error: 'widget does not exist'

Learn why you might see this error message when pushing data onto Geckoboard.
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Custom Widget polling timeout error

Steps to take if your Custom Widget times out.
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Highcharts error: 'Chart data could not be parsed'

Learn why you may be seeing this error message when using Highcharts.
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