GoodData Portal

As a user, you access analytics through the GoodData Portal. GoodData Portal is a secure web interface for querying and displaying analytics through insights and dashboards. You can access GoodData Portal through a browser on desktop or mobile devices. For more details, see System Requirements and Supported Browsers.

GoodData Portal uses common web standards and is built on JavaScript, AJAX, and HTML. The web client does not require an additional installation. It is a pure JavaScript client that interacts with the GoodData platform using REST API calls and periodically updates itself through asynchronous polling. The web client features a model/view/controller architecture.

GoodData Portal user interface

The GoodData Portal user interface is designed to be used wherever you need: on desktops and mobile devices.


You can create Insights in Analytical Designer (the Analyze tab). and various types of charts.

Insights are defined sets of facts, attributes, metrics, and filters that visualize your data. You can visualize your data in tables and various types of charts.

Hover your mouse over the question mark next to the item name in the Data Catalog to see the details.

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You can add them to Dashboards (the Dashboards tab) to display multiple insights at once. Apart from insights, Dashboards can also display key performance indicators (KPIs).

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In the Data section, you can access tools for data loading and scheduling, data modeling, and data source management.

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Use the Manage tab to manage, create and edit metrics, and access tools for workspace and user management.

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Enable and Disable Sections of the Portal Interfaces

You can disable particular sections of the Portal interfaces:

  • Analytical Designer (the Analyze section)

When a section is disabled, its link is hidden from the top header.

For more information about how to disable and re-enable individual sections, see Configure Various Features via Platform Settings.

Using GoodData Portal Outside your Organization

You can integrate GoodData Portal with your enterprise SSO solution, or you can use the GoodData SSO solution. For details, see Set up User Authentication and SSO.

You can replace the GoodData branding with your enterprise’s branding elements. For details, see White Label Your Domain.

You can also embed the GoodData Portal functionality into other applications so that your enterprise reports and dashboards can appear within the context of the applications your users are comfortable using. For details, see Embed GoodData Elements into Your Applications.