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This panel allows you to create buttons and define actions for them. It can be used to add control functionality to your dashboards. Actions are defined as queries to Datasources.


Multiple buttons are allowed within a single panel, they can be arranged either horizontally or vertically.

Horizontal Vertical

The query field is a JSON object, that depends on each Datasource type. You can use Grafana's Query Inspector to find out what Grafana sends to each Datasource, and copy those into the query field.


Query field to delete InfluxDB database:

  "query": "drop database \"foo\"",
  "rawQuery": true,
  "resultFormat": "time_series"

Same example with PostgreSQL:

  "rawSql": "DROP DATABASE foo;",
  "format": "table"

refId, datasourceId are automatically sent, so you don't have to set them.

Installing Button Panel on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.



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