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How to install Dashboard Bulider in Joomla

This document helps you to understand how to install and configure Dashboard Builder in your Joomla website in easy steps.




  • Joomla 3.8 or later
  • Joomla 4.0 alpha or later
  • Firefox 52, Chrome 57, IE 8 or later



Create your first Dashboard

  • Go to Extensions -> Modules
  • Click Database in the following screen
  • Joomla extension database connection
  • Now, click on the Database Settings tab
  • Following screen will appear

  • Joomla extension database connection

  • Enter Host name, user name user password, and database name
  • Change the status to Published, select your desired position and assign to your desired page under the tab Menu Assignment


Write your custom SQL query:

Write your custom SQL query In the SQL Query text box

Joomla extension SQL query


Fetch data from an Excel or CSV file

  • Select File under the Module tab

Joomla extension XLS file

  • Use any File Manager to upload your Excel or CSV file to the folder /modules/mod_dashboardbuilder_pro/data/
  • Select your file from drop-down list.

Joomla extension XLS file


Under the Chart Settings Tab

  • Select your chart type from the drop down list
  • Enter your table, Excel or CSV's column name in Xaxis filed
  • Enter your table, Excel or CSV's column name in Yaxis filed
  • Enter your Trace name, this filed is an optional field.
  • Select color from the color picker for Trace

Click (+) to add up to 10 Traces

Joomla extension tracing

  • Enter Title for Xaxis in Xaxis Title filed
  • Enter Title for Yaxis in Yaxis Title filed
  • Enter Chart width
  • Enter Chart height
  • Select chart layout position

Joomla extension chart properties

Save your settings