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Contributing

  1. Create a fork of the repo.
  2. Clone the fork to the grafana plugins folder on your local machine.
  3. Optional: create a new branch.
  4. Setup grafana for developing HTMLGraphics
  5. Follow the DEVELOPMENT_GUIDE.
  6. Implement the feature/fix.
  7. Add/change the documentation as needed.
  8. Create a commit following the Conventional Commits
  9. Push the changes to your fork on Github, the remote origin.
  10. From your fork open a pull request to the main branch.

Setup grafana for developing HTMLGraphics

Local installation

The grafana directory could be somewhere else than written here. Please check https://grafana.com/docs/grafana/latest/administration/configuration to find where your grafana directory is located.

Create a custom.ini file at the grafana directory /etc/grafana/ and add the following content:

custom.ini

app_mode = development

[plugins]

allow_loading_unsigned_plugins = true

Docker compose

docker-compose.yml

tip

Set the volumes path to ./grafana-plugins and run the docker-compose.yml file above the grafana-plugins folder. (The fork needs to be cloned into ./grafana-plugins).

version: '3'
services:
grafana:
image: grafana/grafana
container_name: grafana
restart: always
networks:
- grafana
ports:
- 3001:3000
volumes:
- /path-to-grafana-plugins/grafana-plugins:/var/lib/grafana/plugins
- grafana-storage:/var/lib/grafana
environment:
- GF_APP_MODE=development
- GF_PLUGINS_ALLOW_LOADING_UNSIGNED_PLUGINS=gapit-htmlgraphics-panel

networks:
grafana:
name: grafana

volumes:
grafana-storage:

Run in the same folder as the docker-compose.yml file

docker-compose up -d