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This page tells you how to remove a gadget from the gadget directory.

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The gadget directory displays all the gadgets that are available to users. These are the gadgets that users can add to their dashboard.

There are two types of gadgets: those that were installed into the application as plugins, and those that were added as simple gadgets. You will need to remove them in different ways.

Removing a Gadget that was Not Installed as a Plugin

If the gadget was added to the directory as a simple URL, not as a plugin, then you can simply remove it from the directory.

You need to have administrator privileges to remove a gadget from the directory.

To remove a gadget from your directory,

  1. Go to the dashboard by clicking the 'Dashboard' link or the 'Home' link at the top left of the screen.
  2. The dashboard will appear. Click 'Add Gadget'.
  3. The 'Add Gadget' screen appears, showing the list of gadgets in your directory. See screenshot 1 below. Find the gadget that you want to remove.
  4. Click 'Remove' under the gadget you want to remove.
    (info) You will only see this button if you have administrator permissions on your application/dashboard. Also, it will only appear for gadgets that are not installed as plugins.
  5. Click 'OK' to confirm the removal of the gadget.

Screenshot 1: Gadget directory with 'Remove' button



Removing a Gadget that was Installed as a Plugin

If the gadget was installed into the application as a plugin, there will not be a 'Remove' button in the gadget directory.

You will need to remove the plugin that supplies the gadget in your application. Follow your application's plugin management instructions. For example:

RELATED TOPICS

Gadgets and Dashboards User Guide
Gadgets and Dashboards Administration Guide

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