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Data Manipulation Panel

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The Data Manipulation Form Panel is a plugin for Grafana that can be used to insert, update application data, and modify configuration directly from your Grafana dashboard.


  • Grafana 8.5+, Grafana 9.0+ is required for version 2.X.
  • Grafana 8.0+ is required for version 1.X.

Getting Started

Data Manipulation panel can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or use the grafana-cli tool to install from the command line:

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-form-panel


  • Provides functionality to create customizable forms with elements:
    • Code Editor
    • Date and Time
    • Read-only (Disabled)
    • Number Input
    • Number Slider
    • Password Input
    • Radio Group with Boolean options
    • Radio Group with Custom options
    • Select with Custom options
    • String Input
    • Text Area
  • Supports the Custom Code for Initial and Update requests.
  • Allows to specify GET request to get initial values and POST, PUT, PATCH request to send values updated in the form.
  • Allows to add Header fields to Initial and Update requests.
  • Allows to customize Submit, Reset buttons and form layout.
  • Allows to split form elements into sections.
  • Allows to request confirmation before update request.
  • Allows to send all or only updated elements in the Payload.
  • Allows to display Success and Error notifications from the Custom Code.
  • Supports Code Editor suggestions for Available Parameters.

Form Panel

Dashboard Variables

Dashboard and Global variables will be replaced automatically in:

  • URL for Initial and Update requests
  • Header Parameters' values
  • Request body, which contains elements' values

You can find global built-in variables in the Grafana documentation.


We love to hear from users, developers, and the whole community interested in this plugin. These are various ways to get in touch with us:

  • Ask a question, request a new feature, and file a bug with GitHub issues.
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  • Star the repository to show your support.


  • Apache License Version 2.0, see LICENSE.