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Our dashboard reports are inaccurate - caching issue?

This one also throws me occasionally. You should reduce the dashboard cache timeout setting to '0' in /civicrm/admin/setting/misc?reset=1 Then it will load the reports dynamically each time you ...
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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 ...
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CiviReport widgets show access denied on CiviCRM Dashboard

Check your civicrm.settings.php, and make sure that the CIVICRM_BASE_URL matches your site url. My site was redirecting http://domain.com to http://www.domain.com, but civicrm.settings.php had the ...
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Dashlets not available to be added to Dashboard

If I recall correctly, this is down to some peculiarity of the dashlet permissions. If you go to the Access tab of the report in question, you'll see two ways to set the permissions (see screenshot ...
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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 ...
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Case dashlets - what do they show and how can I edit them?

Graham, you can not really configure these dashlets, they are not based on existing CiviCRM reports but code specifically. We have just created a fair number of CiviCase reports (working on one as we ...
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what happened to saving reports as dashlets?

It's working fine on 5.25.0 for me. EDIT: You must go to Access tab > enable Available for Dashboard > select actions drop down > select Save. (Not view results). That appears to be the misstep. ...
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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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Remove Default Dashlets

You could update mysql directly: UPDATE civicrm_dashboard_contact SET is_active = 0 WHERE dashboard_id IN (1,2); 1 and 2 are the ones you mentioned. You can double-check with select id,label from ...
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Our dashboard reports are inaccurate - caching issue?

Yes, dashlets are cached. However you shouldn't need to re-run individual reports to update the dashlets. Instead, use the link at the top-right of the dashboard page called "Refresh Dashboard Data".
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Dashboard hangs; forces apache restart

You are experiencing CRM-16035 - Dashlet refresh can crash server. The default dashboard config is pretty close to maxing out the default Debian config for either Apache or PHP-FPM. Depending on ...
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Global Dashboard

A workaround: You could add a (Drupal) block, and choose it only to display on a certain page; CiviCRM home. (And maybe also by selecting only to show with specific roles)
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Dashlets on Dashboard displaying Not Found error

Not sure if this is solved, but we had the same issue running on a Debian server and the host was resolving the DNS name to the legacy site (we were testing). So to resolve the 404 errors on the ...
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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 ...
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How to change the default Activity dashlet to include activities other than "scheduled"?

You would need to change the code. But there is another way to get the Activities on your dashboard. Go to Reports, select Contact Reports and then Activities. If you then set all filters as you wish ...
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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 ...
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How to create a non report based dashlet

If you're on Drupal, you can use the civicrm_views_dashlets module for a no-coding solution. Not only can use create a view that shows a single page (which is editable like any other page), but you ...
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Dashlet memo pad

You can try Dashlet Note: https://github.com/AlainBenbassat/eu.businessandcode.dashletnote There's an editor to create/edit a note. That note is saved as a dashlet and can be added on the dashboard.
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Make CiviCRM dashboard full-width

Edit: this solution was to support the 2-columns for those who still wanted it. To force 1-column, Aidan's answer is much simpler indeed. You probably don't want to install this extension, because it ...
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Make CiviCRM dashboard full-width

Alternatively, use the custom CSS option. At Administer > System Settings > Resource URLs > Custom CSS URL enter eg [civicrm.files]/css/tweaks.css Create tweaks.css with content: /* Make ...
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How to create a non report based dashlet

When that other question mentions news dashlet I think it means the one called Blog, but yours sounds more similar to the Getting Started one - CRM/Dashlet/Page/GettingStarted.php. Civix doesn't have ...
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CiviReport widgets show access denied on CiviCRM Dashboard

Check that you are using https://... or http://... consistently and not mixing them. (Preferably https!) I have seen that where you have a mismatch between the URL you are logging in with and the ...
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CiviCRM Home Dashlets - making them wider, possibly span over right and left column

You can make the dashlets wider on the dashboard. It's hard to give exact instructions because I don't know what CMS you're using - it's a good idea to post your CMS and CiviCRM version with a ...
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How can I resolve Civi Dashboard Javascript error: widget.name is null?

Also in the database in the 'url' column I see the url of the dashlet in the form: civicrm/report/instance/42?reset=1&section=2&snippet=5&context=dashlet and comparing entries with data in ...
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes part 2

Probably not the solution you are looking for but it's worked for me in the past. -Configure your Dashboard and remove all the dashlets so your dashboard is blank. -Save -Clear Caches. -Re-enable the ...
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes

We had a similar (but not identical) issue with one of our sites - dashlets would spin for ages before eventually timing out. Occasionally we would get some loads but it was sporadic. We followed ...
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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes

Try the following options and see if it solves the problem Add your IP and domain to /etc/hosts file Check if your firewall is blocking any AJAX calls Check if any .htaccess file in any of the ...
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What does the "All Cases" dashlet actually display?

If I'm right it displays only active Cases with scheduled Activities. Indeed a confusing name. If you close all Activities the Case is not shown.
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Dashlets and SSL in multiple secure virtualhost environment

This problem has been assigned to a CiviCRM bug which requires funding to resolve. The suggested fix is an AJAx solution. See: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-17663
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