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Getting started

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This page will give you an overview of this app’s functionality.


  • A subscription to Looker


  • Simply install the app from the marketplace and then you are ready to go

  • You may also need to configure Looker to allow embedding in external websites. This is discussed in Advanced configuration

How to use

In Looker

You have the option to embed Looks, Explores or Dashboards.

Embedding a Look

  1. Open a saved Look

  2. Copy the URL from the browser’s address bar

Embedding an Explore

  1. Choose Explore from Here from a saved Look, or navigate to the Explore page and create the desired visualisation.

  2. Copy the URL of the Explore page from the browser’s address bar.

    • Or, if you want to modify or add URL parameters, choose Share from the gear menu in the upper right and then copy the Expanded URL.

Embedding a dashboard

  1. Open a saved dashboard.

  2. Copy the URL from the browser’s address bar

Once the URL has been copied, move to


For Board Views and Dashboard Widgets

  1. Add the Looker Embedded app in

  2. Paste the URL in the Embed URL field in the widget settings

For Item Views

  1. Open the Item View sidebar and select Add View

  2. Add the Looker Embedded app

  3. In Settings select a column to paste the URL - this will be the same for each item in the board

  4. Paste the embed URL of the Looker dashboard into the column for your board item.

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