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Bringing the data visualization power of Chartbrew directly to the Strapi dashboard. Visualize your collection data with multi-dashboard support.

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Chartbrew plugin for Strapi

This is the official Chartbrew plugin for Strapi v4. Chartbrew is an open-source web application that can connect directly to Strapi and other data sources and use the data to create beautiful charts. It features a chart builder, editable dashboards, embedable charts, query & requests editor, and team capabilities.



✨ Plugin features

  • Explore your Chartbrew dashboards directly on Strapi
  • Multi-dashboard support, can switch between them
  • Create dashboards from your collection types from the Strapi interface
  • Add charts to existing dashboards straight from Strapi
  • The charts are kept up-to-date automatically (you can set an update schedule on Chartbrew)

πŸ‘‹ Get started with Chartbrew

To use this plugin, you will need to have a Chartbrew account, or self-host the platform.

Chartbrew account

Chartbrew is offered as a managed service in exchange for a montly subscription. This is the fastest way to get started and create visualizations in Strapi. Follow the instructions below to get started:

  1. Create a new account here
  2. Follow this tutorial to get a Chartbrew API Key to use for Strapi

Self-hosting

Chartbrew is 100% open-source and can be self-hosted. Check out some links to get you started:

πŸ”§ Plugin Installation

Navigate to the root of your Strapi folder and run the installation commands below.

With npm:

npm install --save @chartbrew/plugin-strapi

With yarn:

yarn add @chartbrew/plugin-strapi

Add the following attribute in the config/plugins.js file:

chartbrew: true

Or if you do not have the plugins.js file yet, add the file with the following contents:

module.exports = () => ({
  chartbrew: true,
});

And finally, run the build command:

npm run build

Or if you are using yarn:

yarn build

βš™οΈ Plugin settings

In order for the plugin to work properly, it needs the right credentials to authenticate with Chartbrew.

The plugin can also create charts straight from Strapi, but this needs access to Strapi through an API token.

Follow the instructions below to learn how to configure the plugin.

Chartbrew connection

If you self-host Chartbrew, you will have to enter the frontend and backend addresses. The default values are:

  • Frontend: http://localhost:4018
  • Backend: http://localhost:4019

If you want to use the plugin with a managed service account at chartbrew.com, click on the Use managed Chartbrew address button as shown below:

Create charts from Strapi

You can create charts directly from your Strapi dashboards. To do this, you will need to create a Strapi API Token and add it in the Chartbrew settings page.

⚠️ Dependencies

  • Strapi v4+

Install now

npm install @chartbrew/plugin-strapi

Last updated

12 days ago

Strapi Version

4.0 and above

Author

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Razvan Ilin

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