Create Custom Pages

Custom pages allow you to create pages that provide easy access to web-based applications from within Rally. Create a custom page to link to additional web sites that support your collaborative development processes such as a common wiki, calendar, source code repository, continuous integration server, related blogs, or sites on your own intranet.

You can create custom pages for individual user environments only.

Creating custom pages includes the following:

Video

Watch the video below for a demonstration of how to create, edit, and configure custom pages in Rally:

How to Use Dashboards, Custom Pages, and Apps
9 Min

Create a custom page

To create a custom page:

  1. Hover over the tab you would like the new page to reside in.
  2. Click the + New Page link underneath the tab. An editor window displays.
  3. Enter the name of your custom page.
  4. If you would like to share the page, select the Share with all users check box.
  5. If you would like to filter the contents of apps on the page, select one of the Show Filter options.
  6. Click one of the three Save options to confirm your changes.

Create a custom page

Any user may create individual custom pages, although only an administrator can create a custom page that is shared across the entire workspace.

Edit a custom page

You can edit a custom page and make changes to the Name, sharing, or filtering options.

To edit a custom page:

  1. Hover over the tab the custom page resides in.
  2. Click the Edit Menu link underneath the tab.
  3. Click the gear icon icon next to the page to be edited.
  4. Select Edit. An editor window displays.
  5. Make necessary changes inside the editor window, and click one of the Save options to confirm.

Edit a page

You may also access the editor window by selecting the Edit Page option from the Customize Page menu in the upper-right corner of the page.

Delete a custom page

As the owner of a personal custom page, you can delete any custom pages that you have created.

To delete a custom page:

  1. Hover over the tab the custom page resides in.
  2. Click the Edit Menu link underneath the tab.
  3. Click the gear icon icon next to the page to be deleted.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Click delete button on the confirmation message.

Delete a page

Copy a custom page

You may make copies of a custom page. This is useful for setting up multiple personal custom pages with similar apps, or for personal customization of a shared custom page. To copy a custom page:

  1. Go to the existing custom page and click the Customize Page drop-down.
  2. Select the Copy Page option.
  3. The copied page is moved underneath the same tab as the shared page, with (Copy) before the name.

  4. You may edit the name of the copied page using the Edit Page option in the Customize Page menu.

Copy a custom page

Filter a custom page by an iteration

You may create a custom page that contains apps linked to a specific iteration.

When this option is active, an iteration drop-down menu will display at the top of the page.

Use the Left arrow and Right arrow icons to change what iteration the apps are collecting data from.

Compatible apps

The following apps will display data specific to the iteration:

  • Custom Grid
  • Custom Panel
  • Iteration Burndown
  • Iteration Burnup
  • Iteration Cumulative Flow
  • Iteration Defects by Priority
  • Iteration Defects by State
  • Iteration Summary

Note: Apps that are not affected by an iteration filter may also be installed on filtered custom pages.

View a custom page full screen

You may view all apps on a custom page without the Rally menus and navigation. To view a page full screen:

  1. Go to the existing custom page and click the Customize Page drop-down.
  2. Select the View Full Screen option.
  3. The display will expand to the size of your browser window.

To exit full screen, do one of the following:

  • Click the back button on your browser
  • Click the Exit link at the top of the page
  • Click the Customize Page drop-down and select Exit Full Screen

View full screen

Custom page fields

Field Description
Name Enter the name of the custom page. The name is limited to 48 characters. The red highlight indicates that this is a required entry field.
Show Filter Select the appropriate option to define timebox parameters on your custom page:
  • None: Apps will display data according to their individual settings.
  • Iteration: Compatible apps will display data according to the selected iteration.

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