The dashboard is used to provide overviews. The dashboard view is composed of dashlets.
<dashboard name="welcome.dashboard" title="Welcome!"> <dashlet action="chart:chart.sales.per.month"/> <dashlet action="chart:chart.sales.per.month.pie"/> <dashlet colSpan="12" action="sale.orders"/> </dashboard>
Dashlets are nothing but embedded views. The following view types are supported:
action can be either:
action-view. The first view of that action-view will be used in dashlet.
<view-type>is one of the supported view types and
<view-name>, the name of the view.
The recommended way is to use an
action-view instead of
provides more controls and configuration of what is displayed.