How to make dashboards the default landing page for all users


This article describes how admins can set dashboards (for example, $ as the default landing page for all users. By deafult, all users are taken to the Homepage ( after login.

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  1. Navigate to User Administration > User Preferences.
  2. Click the New button.
  3. Enter the following values:
    • Name: my_home_navigation_page
    • System: checked
    • User: Make sure this field is empty (this empty field combined with the System checkbox checked will make the user preference applicable to all users in the instance).
    • Type: String
    • Value: $ 
Note: Test this functionality in sub-production instances first.

Additional Information

Admins also can control what specific groups of users can see on the their dashboard. For more information, see the product documentation topic Group dashboards.html
For more general information on dashboards, see the Dashboards product documentation landing page.

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Last Updated:2019-08-02 21:14:48