Dashboard items/widgets offer an effective way to engage users within your Kahootz workspaces.
The items you can add depends on the type of dashboard you're configuring.
Here's a full list of items/widgets you can add to each dashboard in Kahootz along with a brief explanation.
My Dashboard "Configure/Add item" Menu.
Workspace & Folder Dashboard "Configure/Add item" Menu
As shown above, it shows the different items/widgets that can be added to each type of dashboard.
See below all the widget/item types you can add with a link (click on the item/widget name) to read a more detailed description.
|Items / Widget Names|
|> Text and Media||Explanation|
|Icon Button||A button that links to an item in a workspace or a specific web URL address.|
|Image Button||An image that you can also link to a workspace item.|
|Text and Images||Block of text/images inserted into the page using our online editor.|
|Accordion / Carousel||Formatted information in collapsible sections/Formatted information in a slide format.|
|Ticker||This allows you to enter "text" that will scroll across your dashboard so users can read.|
|Countdown Timer||A digital timer to countdown the remaining days, hours, minutes, and seconds to a specified date.|
|Video - Upload||This allows you to upload a video file showing a video player, with optional surrounding explanation text.|
|Video - YouTube||Embed videos already hosted on YouTube.|
|Video - Vimeo||Embed videos already hosted on Vimeo.|
|Horizontal Line||A horizontal line to split up the page.|
|> Workspace Content||Explanation|
|Recent Items||Shows a list of anything added or modified that you can define what item types are shown and select for all workspaces or just one.|
|Recent Activity||Shows a list of activities in your workspace which you can define what item types are shown and select for all workspaces or just one.|
|Tasks||Lists all tasks from the current workspace.|
|Upcoming Events||List of any events from the current workspace or lists all the upcoming events across all your workspaces.|
|Calendar||A grid showing the days of the month. If you have a calendar in a workspace, dates with events will be highlighted.|
|Workspace Photos||Shows a rotating carousel of images from a picture album in the workspace.|
|Tag Cloud||A tag cloud of all tags used in a workspace.|
|Workspace Information||Provides details about the workspace, who can see it, and how to contact the manager.|
|Workspace Members||Shows clickable thumbnails of the workspace members or managers.|
|Blog Articles||This allows you to show and link all or some of your blogs articles|
|Search Box||This allows you to search your workspace directly from this item/widget.|
|> My Content||Explanation|
|My Workspaces||Lists all the workspaces you're a member of.|
|My Recent Items||Shows an ordered list of items you have added or changed.|
|My Recent Activity||Shows an ordered list of your most recent activity.|
|My Private Messages||A list of all private messages you have received in any of your roles.|
|My Locked Documents||Lists the documents in your workspace that you have locked. See our 'document locking' article.|
|My Tasks||Lists all the tasks allocated to or created by you (this includes document reviews.)|
|My Document Reviews||Lists only the document review tasks allocated to or created by you.|
|Recommended Workspaces||Shows a list of recommending workspaces based upon "groups of interest" in your user profile.|
|Applet||Integrate information from other sites and sources, ask support if you need assistance.|
|RSS Feed||Pull information from other sites using a common format - for example, BBC News.|
|Embed Twitter Feeds, Tweets & Hashtags onto your Dashboard.|
Kahootz Tip: If you wish to apply these items to your 'dashboards' please refer to this KB article.