How do I make a dashboard public

I have set the sharing on the dashboard to be shared with everyone as well as the filters under the gadgets in the dashboards.   But when I log out of JIRA and goto the dashboard link it is empty.  HELP!!!

6 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

I don't understand why this is so difficult.  I am also having the same problem.

To clarify:  

  1. I have several external (not JIRA account users) people who are stakeholders in the project. 
  2. I want them to see one dashboard, and all it's gadgets.
  3. I do NOT want them to browse the project, view issues, or ANYTHING else.  I want their page, to show them the exact same dashboard I see when I selected it, but they should not have to be logged in.

    Thanks in advance,


I have exactly the same request. I want my business users to see my dashboard, but I don't want them to access the rest of the project. I still haven't found any good ways to do that.

This widget could not be displayed.

Well, "Everyone" might be able to view your dashboard, but unless you've specifically allowed "anyone" to view the project's issues, the dashboard won't display anything. The dashboard permissions don't override issues permissions. 

Adding the "Anyone" group for the Browse Projects permission in your permissions scheme(s) will allow anonymous users to see your issues. 


This widget could not be displayed.

Your Dashboard has permissions and shares

your Filters have permissions and shares 

and your projects have permission and shares. 


To Make your dashboard available to everyone, you will need to make sure your project permissions are correct (set JIRA user group to user role based on default permissions), for each of your filters are shared with 'everyone', and your dashboards are shared with 'everyone'.

this will enable users to see see the dashboards and all of the intended content. 


Note:  Everyone is defined here as JIRA users 

This would you mean

This widget could not be displayed.

I have tried everything in the documentation and in this strand of responses and still if you are not logged into JIRA dashboards are not visible.  The only one that we see on the drop down is system but even that one displays nothing.  I am at a loss.

This widget could not be displayed.

I put in a feature request, in case it helps.

This widget could not be displayed.

I've found that making filters public will allow some gadgets to show publicly (if they're based on that filter), but I can't find any way to make gadgets that are driven off of agile boards to show.  I think this is because agile boards cannot be made public which is very frustrating. 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

189 views 3 0
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you