Track Google Alerts on your dashboard

By creating a Google Alert, you can get notifications any time Google finds new results on a topic that interests you.

Example of a Google Alert

You could get updates about a product you like, find out when people post something about you on the web, or keep up with news stories.

To track your Google Alerts on your Geckoboard dashboard, follow these steps:

To use our RSS/Atom Feed widget, you must be on a Pro plan.

  1. Create your Google Alert with the required configuration and set Deliver to to RSS Feed.

    Tip

    For help creating your alerts, please refer to Google's guide here.

    Create_alert_RSS_feed.png
  2. Once the Alert is created, get its RSS feed URL using the RSS icon.RSS_feed_URL.png
  3. Add that URL to our RSS/Atom Feed widget.Input_URL.png
  4. With that you should be able to track your Google Alerts on your dashboard. This is how the widget will look:Google_alerts_widget_result.png

Tip

Want to learn more about configuring the RSS/Atom Feed widget, please check out this article.

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