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Controlling Homepage Display through the URL

This article describes how to utilize the available options to customize the content filtering on the Homepage display. NOTE: The format of the Homepage is slightly different in Version 3.

1. Select Display based on Filter(s) by select list(s)

  1. You may limit the tile display at the Homepage by configuring page filters in Category, Topic, Filter by and Group by drop-down lists.
  2. In this example, we filter the content to only show Multi-Metrics for all Topics and no specific Groups

2. Use Hashtags in URL

Hashtags may be embedded in the URL to filter by Category (name or ID), Element Type (or a combination of the two) or for Favorite Folders.

NOTE: Currently the options of Topic and Group are not supported.

2.1. Single Filter for Element Type

Required URL parameters are:

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/content/ElementType 
  • ElementType = Metric, Multi-Metric, Report, External Report

Example: Filter the Homepage content based upon Elements of a 'Metric' type by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/content/Metric

2.2. Multiple Filter Selection for Element Type

Required URL parameters are:

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/content/CommaSeparatedElementTypes 

Example: Filter the Homepage content based upon Elements of a 'Metric' and 'Report' types by modifying the URL to:

 https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/content/Report,Metric

2.3. Single Filter for Category Name or ID

Required URL parameters are:

 https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/category/CategoryName

Example: You may filter the Homepage content by a specific Category with the name 'Financial' by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/category/Financial

Alternatively, you can filter the Category by it's ID rather than name by modifying the URL to:

https://uma.metricinsights.com/home/#/category/24 

NOTE: Both methods will return the same result set.

2.4. Combining Element Type and Category Filters

A combination of Element Type and Category Name filters may also be used. Required URL parameters are:

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/content/CommaSeparatedElementTypes/category/CategoryName 

OR

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/content/CommaSeparatedElementTypes/category/CategoryID 

Example: Filter based upon the 'Metric' and 'Report' Element Types as well as the 'Financial' Category by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/content/Metric,Report/category/Financial

2.5. Open Favorite Folder via a link

Required URL parameters are:

 https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/favorite/Favorite Folder Name

Example: You may open the Favorite Folder named "Total Monthly Sales" by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/favorite/Total Monthly Sales

2.6. Open Favorite Folder in a Grid View

Required URL parameters are:

 https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/#/grid/favorite/Favorite Folder Name

Example: You may open the Favorite Folder named "Total Monthly Sales" in the Grid view by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/#/grid/favorite/Total Monthly Sales

2.7. Filter Content to Open in iFrame

Should you wish to display the Homepage using an inline Frame (iFrame), this can be accomplished by using the embedded parameter in the URL.

  • Filter for Element Type
https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/embedded/#/content/ElementType 

Example: You can filter the Homepage based upon the 'Metric' Element Type in an iFrame by changing the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/embedded/#/content/Metric

Note that the difference in this display from previous examples is that it excludes the Menu and Header sections, i.e., only the Element section is displayed in the frame

  • iFrame filtered by Category Name or ID

Required URL parameters are:

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/embedded/#/category/CategoryName OR https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/embedded/#/category/CategoryID

Example: You may filter the Homepage content by a specific Category with the name 'Training' in an iFrame by modifying the URL to:

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/embedded/#/category/Training 
  • iFrame Combining Element Type and Category Filters

A combination of Element Type and Category filters may also be used:

https://yourMetricInsightsInstance.com/home/embedded/content/CommaSeparatedElementTypes/category/CategoryName OR https://yourMetricInsightsInstance,com/home/#/content/CommaSeparatedElementTypes/category/CategoryID 

Example: Filter based upon the 'Report' Element Type as well as the 'Training' Category by modifying the URL to::

https://demo.metricinsights.com/home/embedded/#/content/Report/category/Training

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