You can publish your connector to the Data Studio in-product Gallery as well as the public gallery. Users will be able to add and use your connector from either gallery.
To publish your connector, it needs to be verified. If approved, the connector will be included in the galleries. Make sure to review the Publishing Checklist before publishing your connector.
Review publishing checklist
- Enable link sharing for the project to provide read access.
- Ensure that all assets and resources mentioned in the
manifest are available and can be publicly
Follow the connector link for your Connector to validate your manifest settings. As the Data Studio page is opened, you should see the connector information near the top of the page.
- Implement error handling and messages.
See Open Source Connectors for examples.
- Throw error or revert to default value for blank or wrong entries in config.
- There should be error handling for data fetching and parsing.
- If your connector connects to a paid service:
- Indicate in the description that it is a paid service / connector.
- Provide a trial option. The link to signup for the trial should be visible during the authorization or configuration screen.
- Clearly communicate to the users the limitations of free usage, if any.
- Ensure you and your connector adhere to the Data Studio Galleries Terms of Service (Submitter).
Submit your community connector for publishing
Complete the Community Connector Publishing form to submit your connector for review. Note that if you are publishing multiple connectors, you will need to complete the form separately for each connector.
The review process might take from a few days to a few weeks. If your connector is approved, you will receive a notification and the connector will be added to the Community Connector Gallery. If your connector does not pass the review process, you will be notified of the shortcomings and guidelines for resubmission.
Maintain and support your connector
It is expected that if you publish your Connector, you will maintain and support the connector. If you can not commit to this then consider open sourcing your connector so that the community can leverage what you built and maintain the connector if required.
Remove your community connector from the gallery
To remove your Community Connector from the gallery, send a removal request to email@example.com.