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Your Dashboard Overview

Learn everything you need to know about your dashboard and how to make the most out of it.

When you login to CARTO, you land on your CARTO dashboard. The dashboard allows you to manage your datasets and maps, access your account settings, manage your API keys, and access your public profile.

CARTO Dashboard

Home

View your latest content

This module displays the latest 3 maps or datasets that you have been working on so that you can quickly access and continue working with them.

Your recent content

View a list of your tags

Click View your tags to see a list of all of your tags and keep your account organized. You can click View recent content to switch back to your latest content. Click on any of the tag names to see all maps and datasets associated with that tag:

Your tags

View your favorite and most recent maps / create a map

This module includes a list of your favorite and most recent maps.

Click New map to create a new map, or View all maps to see all of your maps:

Your maps

View your favorite and most recent datasets / upload a new dataset

This module includes a list of your favorite and most recent datasets.

Click New dataset to upload or connect a dataset, or View all datasets to see all of your datasets:

Your datasets

Maps

View all of your maps and create new maps

Click Maps in the main navigation to see a list of all of your maps or create a new map:

Your maps

Toggling between expanded and collapsed views

Click the little icon to switch between the expanded / collapsed map views:

Maps expaded view

Quick actions

You can perform multiple actions on each map.

Click on the icon with three dots to expand the quick actions menu:

Map Quick actions

Selecting and bulk actions

Select one or more maps by clicking on the checkbox that appears when you move your mouse over the map, and select the action to perform on multiple maps:

Map Bulk actions

Filtering

To filter the list of your maps, expand the filtering options and select one of the available filters:

Filtering

Ordering

To order the list of your maps, switch to the condensed view and click on any column header to order by that field:

Ordering

Data

View all of your datasets and create new datasets

Click Data in the main navigation to see a list of all of your datasets or upload a new dataset:

Your datasets

Tip: You can now see where each dataset is being used with the Usage column. Move your mouse over the number of maps to see which maps are specifically using that dataset.

Quick actions

You can perform multiple actions on each dataset. Click on the icon with three dots to expand the quick actions menu:

Dataset Quick actions

Selecting and bulk actions

Select one or more datasets by clicking on the checkbox that appears when you move your mouse over the dataset, and select the action to perform on multiple datasets:

Dataset Bulk actions

Filtering

To filter the list of your datasets, expand the filtering options and select one of the available filters:

Dataset filtering

Ordering

To order the list of your datasets, switch to the condensed view and click on any column header to order by that field:

Dataset ordering

Searching

Click on the search box and start typing to see a list of results that match your query:

Search

Click on the first item to see all results matching that query:

Search results

Account menu

Accessing your account menu

Click on the avatar at the right part of the navigation to expand the account menu and see all of the available options:

Account menu

Help

Asking for help

Feeling stuck? At the bottom of the page, you will find all the different options to get help:

Asking for help