Easiest Hack to Create WordPress Charts from External APIs



If you have been following my blog, then you already know how I love to create data visualization charts using WordPress

In this blog, I am going to show you the easiest way to do this without any coding skills.

As we learned earlier what dynamic data is? and commonly used data sources it’s time to use them. In this blog, we will convert our static chart to dynamic using “API” 

  • Follow the below steps for learning how to create WordPress charts from external API’s – 

Step 1 –  Selection of Chart 

WordPress Chart |Graphina | Iqonic Design

Open Graphina – WordPress Chart Plugin and select the chart where you want to display the data of google sheet. 

Step 2 – Changing Data Option from Manual to Dynamic

Manual to dynamic | Graphina | Iqonic Design

Select chart data option and change the time from “manual” to “dynamic” and we can see the message of the no data available that’s because we have not selected the data source till now. 

Step 3 – Adding WordPress Charts from External API’s

External API's | Graphina| Iqonic Design

Select the dynamic data option and change the type to “API”

API | Graphina| Iqonic Design

Below have the option to paste the URL link

So now you have the option to paste the URL, copy it, and paste it to the given box.

Step 4 – Increasing Elements

Elements | Graphina | Iqonic Design

Here on the chart, you can see there are five elements select the “chart data option” and increase the data element by 5, and will be able to see the changes on your page. The data of the API is displayed here with the least amount of effort.

Hereby, all the steps are covered for adding WordPress Charts from external APIs – 

That’s all for the API in dynamic data 

As we have seen many commonly used data sources in the previous blogs, we will see all of that one by one nicely and how to use it in Graphina – WordPress charts and graphs.


Now you know how to create WordPress Charts from external APIs. You will learn more with us, while you have the nicest product of our Graphina – WordPress Pugin

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Sagar Soni
Sagar Soni

Sagar is a Content Head, Writer, and creative thinker at Iqonic Design. He often deals with multiple tasks at same time. Well! He is all rounder in Writing skills. And whenever you do not find him writing he is either studying about his counselling psychology or often exploring new places and goofing around with ambition achieving friends and plan on making new money moves.

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