• PHP Version 5.6 or later
  • Apache 2 or later
  • Windows 7 or later /Linux 3 or later
  • Firefox 52, Chrome 57, IE 8


  • Download from
  • Place the files in a directory on the web server. e.g. “…/www/dashboardbuilder/”
  • Unzip the file using Extract Here option to the root folder of "dashboardbuilder"

Create your first Dashboard

Click menu Layout and select the number of columns required for your dashboard

A Blank layout with your desired column will appear on the screen.


Select Database as Data Source:

Select Database from data source tab. Enter your host name, username, password and the database name as mentioned in the screen.


Select files as Data Source

XLSX, XLS or CSV can also be selected as data source


Click the Settings button, following screen will appear

SQL statement format

Enter your SQL statement in SQL filed as following manner
SELECT sum(salary) as xaxis, DATE_FORMAT(from_date, '%Y/%m') as yaxis FROM salaries GROUP BY DATE_FORMAT(from_date, '%Y/%m') LIMIT 10
You must define your Trace data for X as 'xaxis' and data for Y as 'yaxis' as mentioned above.
Click on the SQL   sign if you want to add more SQL statement

Select the desired table and click  Run Query   button

Select your Chart Type, Trace and its Properties.
DashboardBuilder currently supports, Line, Bar, Stack, Histogram, Area, Pie, Donut and Bubble Chart

Click  Save Changes   when you finish



When you click  Save Changes  , Charts will be appeared on the screen as shown below.


The Dashboard menu

Save Data:

Click Dashboard button to extend the menu item and click Save button. Give a name to your file and click Save button.


New Dashboard

Click Dashboard button to extend the menu item and click New button.


Open an Existing Dashboard

Click Dashboard button to extend the menu item and click Open button. Select your file from the given list


Generate a PHP Code

Click Generate button to extend the menu item and click PHP Code button.
The following screen will appear with PHP code

Click the Copy+Past button to copy the code and past into your PHP application
You also need to copy the required API file/folder i.e 'inc/dashboard_dist.php' and 'assets/js/dashboard.min.js' to the folder where you application is running.