Plugins 〉Breadcrumb



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Breadcrumb Panel Plugin for Grafana

This is a panel plugin for Grafana. It keeps track of dashboards you have visited within one session and displays them as a breadcrumb. Each dashboard is added only once to the breadcrumb. You can navigate back to some dashboard in breadcrumb by clicking the dashboard name link text. When navigation back all items coming after the selected dashboard will be removed from the breadcrumb. Note that breadcrumb can track only dashboards that have breadcrumb panel on them.

To understand what is a plugin, read the Grafana's documentation about plugins.


Is root dashboard - Panel has an option for setting it as the root. If set, this will clear breadcrumb in root dashboard. Hide text in root dashboard - Don't show anything if breadcrumb has only one item Limit the amount of breadcrumb items to - The amount of breadcrumb items is limited by default. The oldest item is removed when exceeded.



npm install

The compiled product is in dist folder.


Copy the contents of dist folder to plugins/breadcrumb folder so Grafana will find the plugin and it can be used in Grafana dashboards.

Install the Panel

Use the grafana-cli tool to install Breadcrumb from the commandline:

grafana-cli plugins install digiapulssi-breadcrumb-panel

The plugin will be installed into your grafana plugins directory; the default is /var/lib/grafana/plugins.

Installing Breadcrumb on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.