Knowledge Base

Using the Dashboard

Last Modified:
02 Dec 2020
User Level:
Administrator

Using the Dashboard

The Dashboard features five tabs:

The Digital Asset Usage tab is not available for mobile devices owing to the large amount of data that is loaded which can cause the browser to fail.

Welcome Tab

The welcome tab is the entry point to the Dashboard and it's composed of three widgets:

Dashboard Welcome Tab

Welcome Message Widget

This Welcome Message Widget displays a message for all users and can be modified by Administrators using the "Edit Welcome Message" link at the bottom of the widget. 

Content for Review Widget

This widget shows how many Content Items which are accessible by the current user, require review in the current week. Administrators can see all Content Items.

The option to display this widget is the field "Show content for review graph Welcome Page" in the "Dashboard page" Content Item.

Dashboard Content Review Widget

Review Date upcoming widget

This widget shows the Content Items to review in the next seven days.

The option to display this widget is in the field "Show review date upcoming Welcome Page" in the "Dashboard page" Content Item.

Dashboard Review Date Upcoming Widget

Content Health Tab

The Content Health Tab displays information about the current status and dates of Content Items. This tab has the following widgets:

Content Freshness Widget

Displays an overview of Content Items that require review, are past the review date or are expired:

Content Freshness Widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show content freshness graph in Content Health Page" in the Content Item "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/overview' layout. 


Content for review widget 

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration The option to display this widget is the field "Show content freshness graph in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

 

Development  

Oldest modified Content Item widget

Displays the days since the last modification to the oldest modified content.

Oldest modified Content Item widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show oldest modified Content item graph in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

 

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/stale/count' layout.. 

Past Review Date widget

This table shows a list of Content Items that have passed their review date.

Past Review Date Widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show past review date in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page". 

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/review/overdue' layout

Review Date Upcoming widget

The option to display this widget is the field "Show review date upcoming in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Expired content widget

This table shows a list of Content Items where the expiry date has passed.

Expiry Date Widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show expired content in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page". 

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/expire/expired' layout.

Oldest content by last modified widget

This table shows the ten oldest modified content items.

Oldest Content Widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show oldest content by last modified in Content Health Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page". 

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/stale' layout.

Recent Content Activity Tab

The Recent Content Activity tab displays information about the current status/dates of Content Items, and recent

Current Content Overview widget

This graph shows an overview of the status changes of the current content over a specified number of months.

Current Content Overview

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show current content overview graph in Recent Content Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/recent/update/graph' layout.

Current locks widget

This table shows the current locks of the current user or all users if the current user is an Administrator.

Current Locks Widget

A user can unlock their own locks while an Administrator user can unlock others'. 

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show current locks in Recent Content Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/lock/current' layout.


Recent content activity widget

This table shows the ten most recently modified Content Items that are accessible by the current user.

Recent Content Activity Widget

 

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show recent content activity in Recent Content Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/content/recent/updated' layout.

Recent layouts activity widget

This table shows the ten most recently modified Layouts – only available for Power Users and Administrators.

Recently Modified Layouts

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show recent layout activity in Recent Content Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Asset" Content Type, 'text/asset/recent/updated' layout.

User Activity Tab

The User Activity tab displays information about current sessions and users:

Sessions widget 

This widget shows the number of current sessions:

Sessions Widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show number of current sessions in User Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Sessions" Content Type, 'text/count' layout.

User type breakdown widget

This graph shows the number of users by role:

User Type Breakdown

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show user type breakdown in User Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Sessions" Content Type, 'text/users/breakdown' layout.

Users last login overview widget

This widget shows how many users last logged broken down by:

  • Last day
  • Last week
  • Last month
  • Last year
  • More than a year
  • Never logged in

Users last login overview widget

Active users widget

This table lists the current sessions:

Active users widget

 

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show active users in User Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

 

Development The widget is loaded from the "Sessions" Content Type, 'text/list' layout.

Inactive users for the last x month(s) widget

This table shows the users that have logged in at least once but have not logged in a specified number of months:

Inactive users for the last x month(s) widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show inactive users since in User Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Sessions" Content Type, 'text/nologgedsince' layout.

Never logged in widget

This table lists users that have never logged in:

Never logged in widget

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display this widget is the field "Show never logged in users in User Activity Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

Development The widget is loaded from the "Sessions" Content Type, 'text/nologged' layout.

Digital Asset Usage Tab

The Digital Asset Usage tab displays information about the usage of Media Items

This tab will does not display on mobile devices owing to the large amount of data that is loaded which may cause a mobile browser to crash.

Configuration and Development notes 
Configuration

The option to display these widgets is the field "Show Digital Asset Usage Page" in the piece of content "Dashboard page".

 

Development These widgets are loaded from the "Content" Content Type, 'text/media/usage' layout.

Media type overview widget

This graph shows the number of Media Items of each Media Type in the Media Library, and how many are being used by Content Items, Content Layouts and Page Layouts.

Media type overview widget

Media usage report

This table shows a report of Media Item usage in the Media Library:

Media usage report

Configuration and Development notes 
Development Due to the high number of media items, the way to render this report is different than others as it uses some render functions for each cell and use a JavaScript array to build the content of the table.

 

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