AlertSite allows you to share monitor status tiles (as seen on the Dashboard) with other people without requiring them to log in. Tiles can also be embedded into other web pages and your internal dashboards. Shared and embedded tiles automatically refresh every minute for the latest information.
Share tiles via a link
Customizing shared tiles
Tile links have this format:
The query parameters are optional, and can be used to change the tile appearance.
Tile color theme:
day (default) or
Time frame that the tile displays:
12h– last 12 hours
24h– last 24 hours (default)
7d– last 7 days, including today
30d– last 30 days, including today
This will hide the View in AlertSite button from the tile.
When you generate a link, the parameter values used in the link reflect your current Dashboard theme and time frame.
Embed tiles into web pages
You can also embed monitor tiles into other web pages by using the HTML
iframe element. To do that, add the following code in your web page’s HTML code:
<iframe src="TILE_LINK" width="300" height="300" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
Replace TILE_LINK with the tile’s public link that you get via the Share Tile command.
If creating a web page from scratch, you can use the template below. Simply paste your tile links into placeholders, and save as an .htm file.
<iframe src="TILE_LINK_1" width="300" height="300" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
<iframe src="TILE_LINK_2" width="300" height="300" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
<!-- ... other tiles ... -->
Embed tiles into other products
AlertSite tiles can be embedded into any third-party dashboards that can display external web pages. Some dashboards may need just the tile link to embed, others may need the HTML
iframe code. Below are some examples.
Datadog dashboards of the ScreenBoard type can display external web pages using the iFrame widget.
To add an AlertSite monitor tile to a Datadog dashboard:
In the Datadog sidebar, select Dashboards > Dashboard List.
Create a new dashboard of the ScreenBoard type, or edit an existing dashboard.
Drag the iFrame widget onto the board and paste your AlertSite tile link as the iFrame source.
Resize the widget to a suitable size.
Add other AlertSite monitor tiles if needed.
Save the dashboard.
You can now view the specified monitor tiles in Datadog.
PagerDuty lets you add external web pages to the Add-ons menu in the PagerDuty dashboard. These pages can be viewed directly in PagerDuty. This way, you can display AlertSite monitor tiles in PagerDuty.
In PagerDuty, select Configurations > Extensions from the top menu.
Switch to the Add-ons tab and click New Add-on.
Enter a name for the menu item, choose Its own page, and enter the tile link copied from AlertSite.
Optionally add other tiles as add-ons if needed.
The specified monitor tiles now appear in the Add-ons menu in PagerDuty.
As an alternative to embedded tiles, you can query AlertSite Report API and build custom dashboards and charts from the data.