Feature request: mobile dashboard experience

#1

This image has been resampled and is thus fuzzy, but, here’s a screenshot of a dashboard on an iPhone 6:

I don’t know what this should look like on mobile–I’m no UX guy–but it should likely not be the same experience as desktop. For example, the “full screen” button does nothing in iOS’ Safari.

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#2

I totally agree. We haven’t quite decided on what the mobile dashboard experience should be, but definitely different than the current experience.

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#3

Typically, a multi-column layout is collapsed to a single-column layout when the viewport is too narrow.
However, it’s non-trivial to determine the best order of the blocks, when the dashboard is complex.

A B B C
A D D C
A D D E

Think about this desktop dashboard with 5 blocks, it’s possible that B is the most important block because it appears in a prominent location, it’s also possible that D is the most important because it’s the largest.
Thus, only the dashboard owner can decide what’s the best order.

I suggest offering a default ordering of the blocks, such as row-major, top to bottom, and left to right within a row.
The above example would render as:

A
B
C
D
E

And then, the dashboard designer should be allowed to adjust the one-column layout for mobile, and probably allow customize a two-column layout for tablets.
These advanced layout designs could be reserved as an enterprise-only feature.


A quick fix I want to see is disabling drag-drop and block resizing on mobile devices, or make them less sensitive. I have messed up my dashboard several times when I view it on mobile and accidentally move the blocks.

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#4

Mobile dashboard support has been released. We also released mobile support for all areas of the portal except for the workflow editor.

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#5

@Brandon_Cannaday Gotta say, it looks great! Strong work.

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