The Dev Teams at Monday.com have been busy over the last month, pulling together lots of new features and tools that are now available as Dashboards.
Follow the steps below to give you and your team a High-Level Overview of multiple boards, task, and they've even made room for your favourite Spotify playlist!
How to add a Dashboard
Click on the + new icon to create a new dashboard.
A new blank dashboard will be created. You can click on its title to rename it; or click on the three bar menu located on the upper right of your dashboard and select "rename dashboard":
How to Delete or Archive a Dashboard
To delete or archive your dashboard, click on the three bar menu located on the upper right and select "delete" or "archive".
⚠️ WARNING ⚠️
We currently don't have an archive or recycle bin for the dashboards. This means that once you delete or archive a dashboard, it will be gone for good with no option to recover it. Our developer team is working hard on improving this. Stay tuned for further updates very soon!
Who can see my Dashboard?
You can share your dashboards with your team members super easily! Click on the person icon located on the upper right of your dashboard as below:
From there, you will be able to add your team members.
Note: Information in widgets like the "Updates I was mentioned in" widget will change according to whoever's viewing the dashboard. You can read more about widgets below.
How does it work?
Now that we've covered the basics, let's move on to the cool part 😊! How to build a dashboard?
Your dashboard is made of different widgets. You can use each widget to display specific information from any board.
To add a new widget, simply click on the + icon and select the type of widget you would like top display.
You can also click on the blue button "Add new" to add a widget.
Let's dive into the different available widgets.
The counter widget will display any numerical column you have on your board. This widget is great to get an overall sense of where projects stand in regards to numbers, to track total costs or numbers of multiple boards in one place! Check out this article to learn more about it.
The battery widget allows you to keep track of the progress of your boards in just one place. You can also combine the progress of several boards in one single battery icon. It is an amazing feature to keep track of the progress in all your projects with one simple glance. Check out this article to learn more about it.
The clock widget will show you the current time around the world. ⏰ Check out this article to learn more about it.
The table widget allows you to display multiple boards one view. In addition, you can select which specific group from each board you want to see. It is great to get an overview of a specific topic from different boards, to track where projects stand and see the big picture as a team! Read more about it right here.
No one wants to miss something important like finishing a project , launching the new marketing campaign or your boss's birthday. Knowing how much time is left to your goal or event is pure motivation to get it done quicker and setting a sense of urgency. Display the countdown of any event or project thanks to our countdown widget. Check out how it works right here.
Enjoy listening to your favorite tunes directly from your dashboard thanks to our Spotify widget. 🎶 Find out how it works right here.
Display any YouTube video on your dashboard with the YouTube widget! You might use this widget to get a daily dose of entertainment, quickly view an instructional video, or keep any other video you need at the tips of your fingers. Read this article to learn how it works. 🎬
I Was Mentioned
Never miss an update you were mentioned in again! See every update you were mentioned in, in one clear view with the "I was mentioned" widget. You can even customise it so you see only the types of mentions you want to see, within a timeframe of your choice! Click here to learn more.
Note: If you share your board with other people, this section will show them the updates they were last mentioned in, not the updates you were last mentioned in.
Quote of the Day
Boost your motivation with the quote of the day widget! Fun and easy to use, this widget will display a new quote each day. Check this article to learn more.
The Title & Description
Add instructions, notes, summaries or anything you like with your title & description widget. Click here to learn more.
Add anything and everything to your dashboard with our Embed Everything Widget (Even Penguins)! Check out this article to learn more.
The Board Updates
See a live stream of updates from your favourite boards! Choose which boards you want to keep on top of and see all communication on those boards appear in a live stream in your dashboard, with the board updates Widget.
Stay focused using the Pomodoro widget! Based on the Pomodoro technique, this widget is a timer that breaks down your work-day into intervals separated by short and long breaks - boosting your productivity throughout the entire day! Check out this article to learn more.
We have created something you never knew you needed but won't be able to live without - you can now view the status distribution of your tasks in the form of a llama farm!
The Llama farm widget will display a llama for each pulse in your board and the colour of the llama will match the status of a specific status column in that board!
Check out this article to learn more!