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Slow to open at first daily use

There are several things happening on the dashboard, so you'll need to dig further into this yourself to find the real underlying issue. Here are some things which could trigger symptoms like what you'...
Chris Burgess's user avatar
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Keyboard shortcut to access contact Quick Search?

This shortcut and others can be found by clicking on the "Access Keys" help icon at the bottom of many CiviCRM pages.
Aidan's user avatar
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Keyboard shortcut to access contact Quick Search?

The form field is assigned "q" as its HTML accesskey. I don't know about other browsers, but you can activate it in Firefox by pressing alt+shift+q (Windows/Linux), or on Mac: either control+option+q ...
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes part 2

I think the best solution would be to upgrade to CiviCRM 4.7.11 which will include an improved dashboard that no longer depends on server-to-self http requests. This upgrade will be released in about ...
Coleman's user avatar
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Edit birth date

Assuming you have a default layout, then there is a Date of Birth field on a contact's summary tab.
Aidan's user avatar
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Webfaction hosting, behind a proxy - broken dashlet

At least until the most recent 4.7 releases, CiviCRM needed to contact itself via http to populate the dashboard. Your picture suggests that it's not able to, probably related to how the proxy is ...
Alan Dixon's user avatar
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How to add the Recent Items stack (block)

You didn't mention which CMS you are using, and this is CMS-dependent feature. In Drupal, for example, you would select from the menu Structure | Blocks and then find the item labeled "CiviCRM Recent ...
BobS's user avatar
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How do I delete the "Recent Items"?

Though this question is pretty old, MillerTech recently developed this extension to add a button on the Drupal Recent Items block to clear the list. Hope this will be useful cheers!
Chamil Wijesooriya's user avatar
3 votes

How can I resolve Civi Dashboard Javascript error: widget.name is null?

I'm glad you found the cause of your problem. It does sound like something went wrong back when you originally created those dashlets, and it's not clear what that was. But it would be good to ...
Coleman's user avatar
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Has the Dashboard Cache Timeout setting been moved?

This setting has been moved to each Reports(Access Tab). Major improvements related to dashlet has been done in 4.7.11 version. Hence, if you wish to change the cache timeout. Navigate to any ...
jitendra - fuzion's user avatar
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After installation Civi menu and dashbord do not show (SOLVED)

Thanks for all your good ideas. Finally I've solved it by going through the first case I've listed above: Civi dashboard and menus won't display after install. Though I could neither access the ...
Jannis Eicker's user avatar
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CiviContribute Dashboard Chart Layout does not display

Problem is Flash being blocked. Although it is globally enabled, for some reason it is being blocked. Solved problem with this process to specifically trust site for Flash. https://support....
Dave T's user avatar
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The CiviCRM public extensions directory at https://civicrm.org/extdir/ver=5.4.1|cms=WordPress could not be contacted

The dashboard issue is a known issue in CiviCRM 5.4. The latest version of CiviCRM solves this. I'm not sure if that would also affect the extensions directory though. Please comment on this answer ...
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Relationships and Dashboard are broken with https

The first thing I'd check is whether your CIVICRM_UF_BASEURL in civicrm.settings.php is set without the https and if so, change that. Then flush caches and test again.
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Replacing the Contact Dashboard with Views

I think the Views block shared here may be a step in the right direction.
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Getting a two-column dashboard in CiviCRM 5.33+

It autoadjusts to screensize. I suppose you could overwrite the specified widths for css: https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/pull/19235/files
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Error: [ng:btstrpd] App already bootstrapped with this element '<crm-angular-js modules="crmDashboard">'

Drupal 7 Broken upgrade, try to replace database tables (civicrm_dashboard/_menu/_navigation) with vanilla tables Drupal 8/9 According to https://lab.civicrm.org/dev/core/-/issues/2975 there is one ...
yurg's user avatar
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Can't add dashlets on empty dashboard

This is an issue of the Finsbury Park Theme: https://lab.civicrm.org/extensions/finsburypark It doesn't occur on the default Theme and Shoreditch.
Jan's user avatar
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Changing the colour of text inside text boxes

FYI: https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/customize/theme/ If this is happening with a default installation, I suggest you create a gitlab issue. It would be great if you can also do a PR but ...
Aidan's user avatar
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Can you transform a searchkit search / table into a dashlet for dashboard?

Yes, You can include the search in the formbuilder and make it available as a dashlet
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
2 votes

Dashboard links do not open

The guys at Ginko Street fixed it for me. It was a conflict with my WordPress theme and Civi shortcodes.
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Is there a setting to automatically Refresh Dashboard Data on a user login, or when returning to CiviCRM Home?

I don't think such setting exists, although, you can set the timeout for the Dashboard cache navigating to Administer - System settings - Misc and set the the Dashboard cache timeout to the value ...
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Dashboard not loading and it crashes the site

I once had a similar symptom of dashlets frequently hanging. In my case it was caused by using PHP in PHP-FPM mode with pm.max_children set to a value less than 4. I was running on a VPS so I had ...
BobS's user avatar
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes

I was able to finally resolve this issue. I found this small portion at the very bottom of https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Installation+and+Configuration+Troubleshooting ...
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes

https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-16035 has now been fixed. So your best solution now would be to upgrade to CiviCRM 4.7.11 which will include an improved dashboard that no longer depends on ...
Coleman's user avatar
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes part 2

Your debug output indicates that your site is hosted at (obfuscated) http://example.org/~user/. To load the dashboard, your webserver has to be able to "talk to itself" via this URL. This is not ...
Chris Burgess's user avatar
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Slow to open at first daily use

Thank you for all your suggestions. The culprit was a lousy .htaccess in the civicrm/ConfigAndLog folder. It contained a directive that prevented civi to access logs.
Damien's user avatar
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Cannot find the Contact Dashboard

Steve - there is not a Dashboard per se just for Contacts as there is for Contributions etc. If there was, what would it be showing in your opinion in case that clarifies your question enough to point ...
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Real-time dashlet of contacts without certain activity

If the smart group approach is working other than the update latency, you could reduce the Smart Group Cache Timeout at Administer > Customize Data and Screens > Search Preferences. Beware that it is ...
Aidan's user avatar
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CiviCRM Dashboard not working on local Win 10 install; live server okay

Did you change the various URLs/paths in civicrm.settings.php and wp-config.php to match the new location? See this section from How should I copy a site from production to staging? : Replace ...
Allen Hutchison's user avatar

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