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JavaScript Dashboard Templates: 14 Great Examples to Keep in Mind

plazarev profile image Pavel Lazarev ・6 min read

In this article, we compiled a list of JavaScript dashboard templates to take into account while developing a web app. Here you’ll find multi-featured libraries, ready-made templates, and open source projects. Keep reading!

Commercial Dashboard Templates

AnyChart dashboards

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AnyChart library comprises 79 different chart types used to build interactive dashboard demos that you can embed into your web or mobile app. All items are configurable and can be modified according to your project needs. Thus, the library provides a set of pre-built schemes while also supports custom themes and palettes. You can use AnyChart drawing tools to display additional information or annotations.

By default, users are able to share a chart on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Linkedin. Moreover, you can implement custom integration using the image sharing function. AnyChart dashboard allows exporting to PDF/JPEG, PNG, or SVG formats and downloading charts data as Excel or CSV files.

DHTMLX dashboard demo

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DHTMLX JavaScript dashboard is a set of customizable widgets that can be built into web applications or enterprise software. It’s a great solution for developing complex apps and working with large data volumes since DHTMLX supports dynamiс rendering.

Besides, its clear and user-friendly interface ensures fast data processing and visualization providing such features as columns and rows drag-n-drop, inline editing, content sorting, and filtering. Users can also export data to Excel or CSV.

This HTML dashboard example follows Google’s Material Design guidelines. Moreover, due to extensive customization options, it won’t be a problem to achieve the desired look and feel. You can attach all of the 20+ UI components and other DHTMLX libraries as well as custom content, arrange them the way you need, and resize.

Last but not the least, DHTMLX components can be configured with Angular, React, and Vue.js

DevExpress dashboard

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The DevExpress Dashboard is a set of tools that allows users to build interactive dashboards from scratch for web platforms and mobile devices. It offers 16 dynamic UI elements and allows implementing custom items manually.

You can use any data-aware dashboard element (e.g. grid records, chart bars, pie segments) as a filter for other items thus enabling end-users to filter data by the selected values. It would also be useful to apply a drill-down feature, which allows end-users to change the detail level of data displayed in a dashboard element. Thus, users can choose between displaying general information or viewing more detailed data.

With the Web Dashboard control, end-users can export the entire dashboard or separate dashboard items to PDF and PNG/JPEG. Plus, the dashboard element’s data can be exported to Excel/CSV.

Webix JS dashboard

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Webix Dashboard is a ready-made JavaScript component that can be built into your app. The tool supports integrations with jQuery, Angular, React, Vue.js, and Backbone.

By default, it consists of a set of widgets that, however, can be customized and resized. You can add various widgets and change their position by dragging right in the UI. Each dashboard element can be supplied with a header containing some text or a complex object, such as a toolbar with buttons.

Syncfusion Dashboard Layout

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Syncfusion allows creating static and dynamic dashboards by using their JavaScript dashboard template. It’s a grid-structured layout component comprising basic building blocks that can be added manually or dynamically at runtime.

Each dashboard block may contain any of 65+ UI controls or custom HTML content and enables resizing, adding, and removing. Users can drag-n-drop blocks to replace them or reorder within the layout. In order to ensure effective layout usage, the dashboard template supports the auto-arrangement feature that moves blocks upwards to occupy empty spaces available.

The tool offers several built-in themes, including Material, Bootstrap, Office 365, and high contrast. You can customize any of them or create new themes to achieve the desired look and feel.

Marte dashboard template

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Marte dashboard is a JavaScript/HTML template offering 19 different views and consisting of 41 fully-configurable UI components. You can integrate the template into your web app and personalize it by attaching other widgets of Marte’s framework, adding new CSS classes, and creating a custom color palette by using the Color Editor tool.

Flatlogic dashboard templates

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Flatlogic offers over 40 free and paid dashboards examples built with JavaScript and HTML frameworks. These ready-to-use templates consist of different widgets, offer several color themes to choose from, can be configured and integrated into an existing web app.

Open Source Dashboard Templates

Smashing dashboard framework

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Dashboard example by Moe Long: https://www.electromaker.io/tutorial/blog/make-a-custom-dashboard-with-smashingio

Smashing is a Sinatra-based framework that enables building and displaying custom dashboards on TVs around the office. Being a successor to Dashing, the Smashing fork provides the same feature set but with regular updates.

You can build your JavaScript dashboard from scratch by including different widgets contributed by the community or create custom controls with CSS, HTML, and CoffeeScript. Smashing has a drag-n-drop interface for rearranging your widgets. The framework is tested in Chrome, Safari 6+, and Firefox 15+, but won’t work in Internet Explorer.

Tipboard dashboard widgets

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With Tipboard, you can create dashboards with JavaScript and Python. The tool comprises a comprehensive library of widgets that are completely separated from data sources thus providing flexibility and relatively high customization options. However, you can define your own layout, attach custom widgets, and use data retrieved from Jira and Confluence-like sources. Dashboard templates built with Tipboard are optimized for larger screens.

Cube.js framework

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Cube.js is a modular framework to create enterprise analytical web apps. Unlike other monolith tools, Cube.js provides a set of modules to run transformations and modeling in the data warehouse, querying and cashing, managing API gateway and building UI on top of that. It’s a completely customizable solution designed to work with large-scale data sets.

Tabler dashboard widget

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Tabler administration panel is an example of a responsive and cross-browser dashboard. Each of 20 demo pages was developed following Bootstrap’s guidelines. You can build a personalized dashboard with pre-made widgets, modify color and styling using Sass, and add custom HTML and CSS content.

Volt dashboard template

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Volt admin dashboard features over 100 widgets, 11 example pages, and 3 plugins with JavaScript, such as date picker, notification, and charting libraries. You can use a built-in Bootstrap’s grid system to create responsive layouts, apply custom color palette and icons as well as change the default font by importing any other option from Google Fonts. Moreover, Volt can be upgraded to a pro version with an additional set of widgets, example pages, and plugins.

Cyclotron dashboard

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Cyclotron browser-based tool allows creating and viewing dashboards. It offers a standard boilerplate enabling non-tech-savvy users to easily build and edit JavaScript dashboards using customizable widgets.

This platform has a built-in dashboard editor for working with templates directly in the browser. The feature set also includes data loading, filtering, sorting, and analytics for dashboards.

Shiny web dashboard

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With the Shiny package, you can build interactive web apps from scratch by using prebuilt widgets or adding custom elements written in HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Each and every widget provides flexible customization and comes with a set of useful functionalities, e.g. a slider control offers built-in support for animation.

Conclusion

For many web users, dashboards is the most convenient and effective solution to visualize large amounts of data. However, building a custom dashboard doesn’t mean you have to develop it from scratch. Today we share examples of paid and open-source JavaScript dashboard templates you can customize and integrate into your web app.

Do you have any other tools to add to this list? Feel free to share them in the comments.

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CubeJS looks promising and it has react wrappers for the components. but many of these projects are not maintained, like cyclotron hasn't been touched in awhile. In the age of react components having a snap together proprietary API set of widgets has less value...

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All the solutions listed are based on JavaScript. However, as you've noticed, some of them provide wrappers or examples of integration with React.
I cannot quite agree that proprietary API sets of widgets have less value than open-source solutions. I think they're equally important since they're meant for different communities and kind of software being developed. Hence, in this article, I share examples of both proprietary and open-source templates to allow you to choose the most proper solution for your project.

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Are any of these based on react components? Also what about saas like Google data studio or gecko board?

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Thank you for your examples, no-code solutions can also be used. I think we could discuss them in the next articles.