How do I access the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta?
As a dashboard author, once you have signed into your ArcGIS Online organization the beta will be available from the App Launcher as Dashboards Beta.
How can I sign up for the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta? You don’t need to sign up for the ArcGIS Dashboards beta as it will be available to everyone who uses ArcGIS Online. Just look in the app launcher.
Will my current dashboard work with the beta? Are there any known limitations with the beta release?
Most dashboards will open without issue in the beta. However, there are some known limitations with supported browsers, layer types and pop-ups. For a complete list of limitations, see the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta known limitations guide.
What happens to my existing dashboards? Nothing. Existing dashboards will not be changed or automatically updated.
Can I use my existing dashboards with the beta release? If you as the author choose to, you can open an existing dashboard from the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta to experience the new features. You will only be able to save a copy of the dashboard in the beta version, leaving your original dashboard unchanged. Learn how to open your dashboards in the beta.
How can I differentiate the dashboards created in the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta? On your ArcGIS Dashboard home, the dashboards you have created with the beta will have a “Beta” badge.
Will the beta release be available in ArcGIS Enterprise? No. The beta release is only available to ArcGIS Online organizations. If you create a dashboard in the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta, it cannot be copied over to an Enterprise organization. Once the beta release moves to general availability, the new ArcGIS Dashboards will be available in the subsequent version of ArcGIS Enterprise.
How do I submit feedback or an issue with the beta release? We love feedback! You can use this Geonet Space to post your question or what you like best about the beta.
What languages are supported by the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta? The ArcGIS Dashboards Beta will be available in English only. The beta community will also be available in English only. When ArcGIS Dashboards moves to general availability, all languages that are currently supported by ArcGIS Dashboards and ArcGIS Online will be supported.
What happens to dashboards created with the beta release when the beta closes? We plan to let any dashboards created with the beta release continue to exist after the beta program closes. The beta badge will be removed from the dashboard’s item details.
Can the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta use maps that were created from new Map Viewer Beta? Yes. Dashboards can bring in the maps created from the new Map Viewer Beta and take advantage of the new mapping capabilities such as the dot density mapping style and/or improved pop-ups. Take a look the Map Viewer Beta compatibility guide for information about limitations.
Can I share dashboards created in the beta? Yes. However, we recommend that public sharing and production use of your beta dashboards be done cautiously. Since this is a beta, there is a risk of instability and that bugs will be present.
Can I use dashboards created in the beta with other applications like StoryMaps? Yes. You can embed a dashboard created with the beta release into other applications, as you would with any other dashboard. However, as with sharing, we recommend that public sharing and production use of your beta dashboards be done cautiously.
How often does the beta update after the initial release? After the initial release, ArcGIS Dashboards beta will be updated on a regular basis. There is no precise estimate at this point.
When the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta release moves to General Availability, how many versions of Dashboards should users expect to see from App Launcher? ArcGIS Dashboards Beta will move to being the default version of ArcGIS Dashboards after the beta period. The current version of ArcGIS Dashboards will then move to being ArcGIS Dashboards Classic.
When will the new ArcGIS Dashboards be out of beta? The ArcGIS Dashboards Beta will move into General Availability when key known limitations are resolved and most of the existing dashboards are able to be migrated successfully.
As an administrator, can I prevent my members from seeing the ArcGIS Dashboards Beta from ArcGIS Online? Unfortunately, no.