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How to enable velocity chart on JIRA dashboard

How to enable velocity chart on JIRA Dashboard without gadget plugin, any options if available. Please give me any suggestion. 

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i suggest to vote for this issue and make it a priority 

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JSWSERVER-10762

By default, there's no way to put Velocity charts to the dashboard unless you use some plugin i.e. https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1215768/agile-velocity-chart-gadget?hosting=server&tab=overview

How is this even possible that JIRA has no native way to show velocity charts in a dashboard. How is it acceptable. I find this so hard to believe. One of the most basic charts in all of Agile and they can't support it? I have to pay for a 3rd party extension for one of the most baseline capabilities in an ALM tool? I know there's a report, but i want it in a dashboard. 

Who's got a link to an existing feature request that will go unsatisfied for years?

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Agreed. This is a pretty big miss. Team velocity is kind-of the main point. 

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It's like, THE point! Of points! So you can guage your performance over time! And they INSIST on so many charts and gadgets only supporting points.... and then to not have a velocity gadget?

I'm yelling, sorry. It just baffles me sometimes how half-baked this tool can be sometimes, when it's so powerful and awesome in other ways.

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As a work around I added a 'Text' widget to the dashboard which supports html and then embedded the velocity chart url into an iframe into the dashboard.. like this:

<iframe width="900" height="1000" frameborder="0" src="URL to Velocity Chart"></iframe>

Can you please send me a link to how to add "Text" widget?  I'm triyng to put one of these together

I just search for the 'text' gadget and it showed up in the last of available gadgets for dashboards.

Can no longer find the text widget? 

I used the Custom Content gadget and added the URL to the velocity chart.

Neither Custom Content Gadget or Text widget is available from what I can see. Did something change?

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