Views on dashboard can now get their data from a webservice
An extra option is added to the “Connection Type” list when editing a view:
You can then select the webservice call you want to use and you can map the webservice call fields. In the mapping you can use calculations, for example:
Do not forget to map the fields you want to show in the view using the “Fields” tab.
Add search box on dashboard
You can use #REQUESTSEARCHBOX# in a dashboard html text part to include a search box, where you can search for any form or shop. You can also manage “Search meta tags” for a form, so you can add extra keywords for a that.