Every now and then customers ask us for rotating images to add some fun and life to their dashboards. This article explains a fun way of doing this.
Example rotating image source
edgecats.net is a site that, when visited, displays a random cat gif. Used in conjunction with our image integration, you can get some amusing results.
To create a widget that displays a new image after every refresh, follow these steps:
- On your dashboard, click Add widget.
- Search for Image using the Search sources field.
Alternatively, you can also scroll down the alphabetical list of integrations until you reach the Image widget.
- Click the Image widget.
- Give it a Title.
- Enter a URL path. You can find an image's URL by right clicking the image on your browser and choosing Copy image address/location.
You could create a widget with roating cat gifs by entering
http://edgecats.net/in the path field.
- Select a Reload time.
- Click .
- And you're done!