Geckoboard Help & Support

  • How to Get Started with Geckoboard
  • Popular Things To Do With Geckoboard
  • Common Problems with Geckoboard
  • Geckoboard Tips & Tricks

How to Get Started with Geckoboard

The first thing you'll need to do to get started with hooking up Geckoboard with Zapier and hundreds of other services is to add your Geckoboard Account to Zapier. Click to add a Geckoboard account in your Zap.

Connect Geckoboard to Zapier

Next you will give your new Account a name or label, which is just a handy name for you to recognize within Zapier. It doesn't matter what you name it.

Give your Geckoboard account a title

You should then log into your Geckoboard account at and retrieve your API key. (The API key is located in the Account Details tab on the left side of the account page.)

Retrieve your API from Geckoboard

After retrieving your API key, enter it into the "API Key" field under your Account title field.

Zapier tests your account

Confirming your Geckoboard API key finishes the process! Your Geckoboard account is now connected to Zapier.

Popular Things To Do With Geckoboard

Update Geckoboard with the daily weather

Weather by Zapier + Geckoboard

Try It

Send Slack messages to Geckoboard as text updates

Slack + Geckoboard

Update Geckoboard Geck-o-Meter with daily weather forecasts

Weather by Zapier + Geckoboard

Capture new Stripe charges to update Geckoboard text widgets

Stripe + Geckoboard

Update Geckoboard text from Delighted survey responses

Delighted + Geckoboard

Update Geckoboard numbers using new rows from custom MySQL query

MySQL + Geckoboard

Common Problems with Geckoboard

We don't have any common problems documented yet, but feel free to contact us so we can help you personally!

Geckoboard Tips & Tricks

Creating a Widget#

If you're confused on how to create a widget in your Geckoboard account in order to use it in your Zap, simply follow the instructions here.

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