Use a Dropbox URL as a data source for Custom Widgets

The Custom Widgets API offers the option to POLL a URL for data. To use this method of displaying data, you'll need to format your data as outlined in the developer documentation and save the data as a JSON file.

To do upload your JSON file to Dropbox, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to and sign in. 
  2. Click Upload and select your JSON file.
  3. Next, hover your mouse over the file, then select Share.
  4. Then select Create a link. 
  5. Now click Copy linkDisplay percentage related metrics

To use this link within your Custom Widget, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the dashboard you plan to use.
  2. Click Add widget, located in the top right of your dashboard.
  3. You'll see a scrollable list of Integrations, click Custom Widgets.
  4. Select your widget type (e.g. Number & Secondary Stat).
  5. Set the Method field to POLL.
  6. Paste your Dropbox link into the URL data feed field.
  7. Make any other modifications necessary and click save widget. Use Dropbox for Custom Widgets
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