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General FAQs

Does Operations Dashboard support anonymous access to dashboards that are shared with everyone?

Yes. Dashboards that are shared with everyone can be viewed by anyone in your organization. In order to author or edit dashboards, members in your organization must have privileges to create content.

Will dashboards replace operation views?

Not in the near future. Moving forward, most development efforts will be focused on improving dashboard items. Eventually, support for operation views will be deprecated. This decision will be communicated many months in advance of implementation. For information on the differences between dashboards and operation views, see Dashboards.

Can I view dashboards on my tablet?

Yes. However, you cannot author or edit dashboards on a tablet.

Do dashboards have support for custom data visualizations and themes?

No. The Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS team is currently gathering requirements around how customers might like to extend the out-of-the-box offering and will make decisions about this at a later date.

Can I embed another app within my dashboard?

Yes. Use the embedded content element to do this.

Can I embed my dashboard in a web page?

Yes. You can embed your dashboard in an iframe. It is recommended that you make your embedded dashboard as large as possible on the page to maximize usability.

Can I use subscriber and premium content in a dashboard?

Yes. See Secured and subscriber content for details.

How can I provide feedback?

The Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS team would love to hear from you. If you have feedback or inquiries, you can provide them within the GeoNet Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS community page. You can also send an email to If you're experiencing other issues, contact Esri Technical Support.