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2.2 Copying Widgets (Panels)


If we have the power to create our own dashboards, then surely we must be able to add content to them...


We are going to copy a widget (referred to as a panel in Grafana) whenever one already exists and we can leverage it without doing any extra work.  For instance, watch below, as we "steal" content from various pre-existing dashboards for our own custom dashboard.


Taking pre-existing content from other dashboards is as easy a copy and paste (rinse and repeat):

If you find that your copied panel is blank, take a look at resolving that in this article: Fixing Blank Copied Panel