How to Create a Beacon Template

Beacons provide data insights into various aspects of your Web Presence including keywords, website analytics, competitors, social signals, backlinks and more. You can create a Beacon Template, which will enable you to use the same Beacon in multiple Dashboards. This can be auto-populated based on the Web Presence it is placed in.

Follow these steps to create a Beacon Template:

  1. Login to gShift and navigate to a Dashboard.
  2. Click the Add Beacon button.
  3. Click Create and Configure a New Beacon.
  4. Select a Beacon Type you would like to create. 
  5. Fill out the fields required. 
    • Leave the Client, Web Presence and website fields empty if you would like to have the Beacon data auto-populate.  
  6. Select the Template box. 
  7. Click Create Beacon button.

Additional Steps:

  • Add Beacons to Dashboards.
  • Reposition and resize Beacons on Dashboards.
  • Dashboard and Beacon Templates work well together enabling you to automate and efficiently create dashboards for your clients and teams. 
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