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Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF Panel 5.0.0

Daria Volkova

We are excited to announce the release of the Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF Panel 5.0.0. This major release includes the following updates:

  • Removed support for Grafana 9. Requires Grafana 10 and Grafana 11.
  • Added compatibility with Grafana 10.4.1.
  • Added the ability to customize the No Results message.
  • Added infinity play option.
Grafana Plugins catalog

The plugin is under review.

Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF Panel 5.0.0 for Grafana.

Downloads increase

On March 8, 2024, the Base64 plugin received a significant download number increase. Right now this plugin is at an impressive 1.81M total downloads mark with an average daily downloads around 18K.

Thank you for your continuous support of our work. The graph below is simply beautiful and very inspiring to have.

The Base64 plugin was downloaded 1.81M times.
The Base64 plugin was downloaded 1.81M times.

Grafana 11

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This is a breaking change.

Our plugins always follow the latest Grafana versions and stay compatible with the most recent releases. That means, however, that we have to sunset the support of obsolete releases.

The latest Base64 5.0.0 fully supports Grafana 10 and upcoming 11 releases.

Customize the No Results message

We added a new option where you can specify a message to display instead of the image in case of loading problems or no data error. By default, the message says "Nothing to display..."

Customize the No Results message using a new option.
Customize the No Results message using a new option.

Infinity play option

This new option allows you to play video and audio files in an endless loop.

New option allows to display files in an endless loop.
New option allows to display files in an endless loop.

File Upload video

Below is one of our YouTube videos with a use-case review. It features three open-source plugins that come together on one Grafana dashboard to provide a solution for a long-standing task - file upload using a Grafana dashboard and immediate display of the uploaded files.

The plugins used in the example are:

The Base64 plugin is an essential element in this example.

File Upload using Grafana dashboard.

Getting Started

You can install Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF Panel from the Grafana Plugins catalog or using the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command:

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-image-panel

YouTube Tutorial

Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF Panel is a Grafana plugin that renders PNG, JPG, GIF, MP4, WEBM, MP3, OGG, and PDF files encoded in the Base64 format.

Display images and PDF on Grafana using Base64 Image/Video/Audio/PDF panel.

Release Notes

Breaking changes

  • Requires Grafana 10 and Grafana 11

Features / Enhancements in 5.0.0

  • Added the ability to customize the alert message (#96)
  • Updated to Grafana 10.4.1 (#97)
  • Remove ArrayVector deprecated in Grafana 11 (#99)

Features / Enhancements in 4.2.0

  • Update ESLint configuration and refactoring (#92)
  • Update dependencies and Actions (#94)
  • Add infinity play option (#93)

Feedback

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