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The DFP Dashboard

Watch the training video: DFP Dashboard (2:59)

The DFP Dashboard displays a customizable view for each user that provides actionable insights and revenue opportunities, letting you quickly assess the health of your network. The Dashboard lives in the DoubleClick for Publishers Home section and is the first thing you’ll see after signing in.

By default, the tutorial card is displayed, but new information cards can be added and customized to suit your needs.

The DFP Dashboard is also available as a mobile app. Learn more

Add a new card to your Dashboard

Click add Add a new Dashboard card at the bottom of the page to add a new card, then select from the card types detailed below.

Favorite queries
  • This card displays a number of metrics that should provide an at-a-glance assessment of your network’s health. Metrics are pulled from Query Tool and match reporting data.
  • You are limited to a single favorite queries card.
  • This card is not editable.
Leaderboard
  • By default this card displays the top 5 countries by impression volume, sorted in descending order.
  • You can edit this card to display the top 5 ad units, advertisers, countries, or targeting criteria as determined by impressions, clicks, CTR, or revenue.
  • You can filter by ad unit, advertiser, or country name.
  • You are limited to 2 leaderboard cards.
If your network uses Teams, this card will only be available to members of the "All Entities" team.
Network snapshot
  • This card displays a number of metrics that should provide an at-a-glance assessment of your network’s health. Metrics are pulled from Query Tool and match the data you'd find there.
  • You can filter by ad unit, advertiser, or country name.
  • Other than filtering, this card is not editable.
  • You are limited to a single network snapshot card.
If your network uses Teams, this card will only be available to members of the "All Entities" team.
Publisher University
  • View the latest Publisher University videos, featured training content, and more.
  • This card also provides a direct link for quick access to Publisher University.
Release notes
We recommend leaving this card on your dashboard to stay informed about new releases. If you remove it, it is not automatically re-added when there are new releases.
  • When the release notes article is updated, the content is also pushed to the card. Refresh your browser to ensure you're seeing the latest content.
  • The locale of the release notes card is the same as the UI language you have selected for DFP. Note that it takes about a week for the release notes to get translated. If your UI is set to English, you'll see the new content about a week before other languages.
Saved filter
  • This card can display any saved filter you’ve already created. In the list presented by default on the card, select up to 5 saved filters and click Done. Each saved filter generates its own card.
  • You can edit this card to add or remove columns and to change sorting parameters and direction.
  • You are limited to 5 saved filter cards.
Tutorial
  • This card displays a video overview of DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP), including information about core features and how to navigate through the product.
Kitty card

A variety of felines lounging about while ignoring you.

Customize your Dashboard

You can change which cards appear, and in what order they are displayed.

To change the order of cards:

  1. Click the pencil Edit at the top of the Dashboard to open to “Manage cards” panel.
  2. Click and hold “reorder” Reorder icon of the card you want to move.
  3. Drag and drop the card to the desired location in the list.

To hide or show cards:

  1. Click the pencil Edit at the top of the Dashboard to open to “Manage cards” panel.
  2. To hide a card, click its checkmark Checkmark icon. To show a card that was hidden, click its checkmark again.

Customize the cards on your Dashboard

You can adjust the settings for the Leaderboard and Saved filter cards.

  1. In the card you want to customize, click “more” More. The card’s settings are displayed. Each card has its own logic and settings:
    • Saved filter: Select the columns you want to see in the card, and in what order the data should be sorted.
    • Leaderboard: Change which report dimensions and metrics are displayed.
  2. Make changes and click Done.

Who can see the Dashboard

In order to see the dashboard, you need to have permissions to:

  • Access Orders
  • Access Reports
  • Create a query
If your network uses Teams, only members of the "All entities" team will see the "Leaderboard" and "Network snapshot" cards.
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