Custom Widgets

Display your own data in Geckoboard

Custom widgets allow you to display your own data in Geckoboard. This could be data from your application or data that you have pulled from an API that Geckoboard doesn’t support.

Getting started

Head on over to the beginner’s guide and add your first custom widget. Also check out the example scripts page to see how you could write a polling implementation.

Pushing or Polling

There are two ways to get data into custom widgets. You can either expose data through a HTTP endpoint that Geckoboard polls or you can push data through an API.

Custom Widget Types

There are a number of different custom widgets that you can use to display your data. Each has it’s own data format: