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Apache ECharts Panel

The Apache ECharts plugin is a visualization panel for Grafana that allows you to incorporate popular Apache ECharts libraries into your Grafana dashboard.

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Apache ECharts libraries is a free, powerful charting and visualization library with statistical capabilities. It is written in pure JavaScript and based on zrender, which is a whole new lightweight canvas library.

Apache ECharts visualization panel offers an easy way of adding intuitive, interactive, and highly customizable charts into your Grafana dashboard.

Simply put, and to avoid confusion,

  • Apache ECharts libraries is the charting library.
  • Apache ECharts plugin (which is the same as the Apache ECharts visualization panel) brings the Apache ECharts libraries into the Grafana dashboard.


  • Grafana 8.5+, Grafana 9.0+ is required.

Getting Started

Apache ECharts visualization panel can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool. For the latter, use the following command:

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-echarts-panel


  • Provides Monaco Code Editor for:
    • Working with Grafana data frames (JavaScript),
    • Updating chart configurations in JSON format.
  • Supports Code Auto formatting.
  • Executes the setOption() function using Monaco Code Editor content.
  • Supports variables and location service to make Charts interactive.
  • Based on the ECharts 5.4.1.
  • Supports Light and Dark modes synchronized with Grafana Theme.
  • Supports SVG and Canvas renderers.
  • Includes USA and World GeoJSON maps. Allows adding custom Map files in the maps folder.
  • Includes Liquid Fill Chart, which is usually used to represent data in percentage.
  • Includes ECharts-GL, which providing 3D plots, globe visualization, and WebGL acceleration.
  • Includes ecStat, a statistical and data mining tool.
  • Supports Code Editor suggestions for Parameters and variables.
  • Allows displaying Success and Error notifications.
  • Supports Baidu, Gaode, Google maps using API. Requires to provide access key.
  • Supports real-time data updates using streaming Data Sources and Grafana Live.
  • Has 100+ ready-as-is examples at


setOption() FunctionExplains how to configure the main Apache ECharts library function.
Data SourcesDemonstrates how to retrieve data from data sources.
Event HandlingDemonstrates how to react on the triggered events.
ExamplesExplains how to get started with ECharts Examples.
StreamingExplains how to configure Apache ECharts for real-time data updates using streaming Data Sources and Grafana Live.
VariablesDemonstrated how to replace Dashboard and Global variables.
Directed GraphExplains how to build and visualize directed graphs.
PNG and SVG imagesExplains how to use images in various formats.
Statistical and Data MiningExplains how to use statistical and data mining library.
Baidu MapsDemonstrates how to work with Baidu Maps.
Gaode MapsDemonstrates how to work with Gaode Maps.
Google MapsDemonstrates how to work with Google Maps.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.


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  • Ask a question, request a new feature, and file a bug with GitHub issues.
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Apache License Version 2.0, see LICENSE.