Google heatmap widget

About the google heatmap widget

The google heatmap widget plots data on a world map based on latitude and longitude coordinates, using size and colors to indicate the intensity of data concentration.

Configuration options

The following table lists the configuration options of this widget: 

Widget title Enter a descriptive title for the widget.
Widget description Enter a description of the widget.
Widget size Select the size of the widget window in the dashboard layout. The units are columns x rows. For example, 3x2 will fit the widget across three columns and two rows.
Time Range The period of time you want to analyze data in a single view of the chart. You can choose from 1 hour up to 1 year.
Actions Add or remove elements of the grouping field. For this chart, the grouping fields must be latitude and longitude coordinates.
Field to show Select one of the available aggregated values.
Google style Choose ON to show the results over a Google map.
Radius Increase or decrease the size of the radius of heat clusters. We recommend you use the default to generate the heatmap, then modify this value if you want to fine-tune the appearance of the heat clusters.
Style Set a color theme for the heat clusters. We recommend you use the default to generate the heatmap, then modify this value if you want to customize the appearance of the heat clusters.
Data Operation Select between NoneLog (logarithmic) or Arc (arctangent).
Zoom in/out

Set the default zoom level for display in the widget. Use the + or  buttons on the map or CTRL + mouse wheel to adjust the zoom. Note that this only sets the default zoom and users will also be able to adjust the zoom when they view the widget in the dashboard.

Map/Satellite Select the default map style for display in the widget. Choose between Map and Satellite.


The widget below is a sample of the web access count by geolocation for the last day with the following configuration:

  • Time Range - 1 day
  • Field to show - count
  • Actions - All


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