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Business News Data Source 2.4.0

· Updated on April 14, 2023
Mikhail Volkov
Founder at Volkov Labs, Grafana Champion

We are happy to announce the release of the Business News Data Source 2.4.0. This release includes the following updates:

  • Added URL parameters with dashboard variables support.
  • Updated to the latest Grafana 9.4.7 toolkit and workflows.
Grafana Catalog

The plugin was updated in Grafana Catalog on April 14, 2023.

Business News Data Source allows displaying any News Feeds on your dashboard.
Business News Data Source allows displaying any News Feeds on your dashboard.

URL parameters

URL parameters allow reusing the data source for news feeds with the same URL.

For example, a data source can be set to YouTube. You can display specific or multiple news feeds using a dashboard variable.

Dashboard variables can be used in URL parameters.
Dashboard variables can be used in URL parameters.

Getting Started

Business News data source can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-rss-datasource

YouTube Tutorial

The Business News data source is a plugin for Grafana that retrieves RSS/Atom feeds and allows visualizing them using Dynamic Text and other panels.

News feed tutorial for Grafana Dashboard.

Release Notes

Features / Enhancements

  • Update to Grafana 9.4.7 (#44)
  • Update CI and Release workflows (#45)
  • Update Documentation, Provisioning (#46)
  • Add URL parameters with variables support (#47, #48)

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