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Overview Page

access_time Updated Jun 29, 2022

Customizable overview page

Signal Sciences provides the ability to customize the overview page experience. These customizations include creating and arranging cards into a preferred layout, as well as editing custom cards to display specific signals. Create multiple dashboards to easily switch between saved arrangements of cards and signals.

Selecting a dashboard

  1. Click the arrow next to the name of the current dashboard.

  2. In the list of dashboards, select the dashboard you want to switch to. You can narrow down the list by using the search field at the top.

Selecting a dashboard

Creating a new dashboard

  1. Click Add dashboard in the upper-right corner of the overview page. The add custom dashboard window appears.

  2. In the Name field, enter the name of the new dashboard.

  3. Optionally click Choose default cards to select which default cards to add to the dashboard.

  4. Click Create dashboard.

Duplicating dashboards

  1. Switch to the dashboard you want to duplicate.

  2. Click the Make a copy of this dashboard icon in the upper-right corner of the overview page.

    Copy a dashboard

Renaming dashboards

  1. Switch to the dashboard you want to rename.

  2. Click the Edit dashboard icon in the upper-right corner of the overview page. The edit dashboard window appears.

    Edit a dashboard
  3. In the Name field, enter a new name for the dashboard.

  4. Click Update dashboard.

Deleting dashboards

  1. Switch to the dashboard you want to delete.

  2. Click the Edit dashboard icon in the upper-right corner of the overview page. The edit dashboard window appears.

    Edit a dashboard
  3. Click Delete dashboard. The delete dashboard confirmation window appears.

  4. Click Delete dashboard.

Setting a default dashboard

You can select a dashboard to be your default dashboard. This dashboard will automatically be selected when you first log in to the Signal Sciences console.

  1. Switch to the dashboard you want to set as the default dashboard.

  2. Click the Default dashboard icon in the upper-right corner of the overview page.

    Set a default dashboard

Adding cards

  1. Click Add card at the bottom of the custom dashboard. The add card menu window appears.

    Add card
  2. Select the type of card. You can select from a list of preset cards or create a custom card by selecting Signals request chart or Signals trend list.

    • A signals request chart is a bar graph showing how many signals were received over the selected time period.

    • A Signals trend list lists each signal with a percentage increase or decrease over the selected time period.

  3. In the Title field, enter a title for the card.

  4. In the Description field, enter a description for the card.

  5. In the Signals menu, select which signals the card will track from the list of signals. You can search for specific signals within the list by entering the name of the signal you want to search for.

  6. Click Create card.

Editing cards

  1. Click the Edit card icon in the upper-right corner of the card. The edit card window appears.

    Edit card
  2. In the Title field, you can enter a new title for the card.

  3. In the Description field, you can enter a new description for the card.

  4. In the Signals menu, you can add or remove signals.

  5. Click Update card.

Rearranging cards

Click and drag the Move card icon in the upper-right corner of a card to rearrange the cards in the dashboard.

Move card

Removing cards

  1. Click the Edit card icon in the upper-right corner of the card. The edit card window appears.

    Edit card
  2. Click Delete card. The delete card confirmation window appears.

  3. Click Delete.