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Getting Started

We're delighted that you've chosen to get started with Tableau Cloud Embedded for

This page will give you an overview of this app’s functionality.


One of the following:

  • A subscription to Tableau Cloud or an account on Tableau Public.

    • Tableau Cloud is where you share your private data with other logged in users

    • Tableau Public is a free platform to explore, create and publicly share data visualizations online

  • A Tableau Server installation


Simply install the app from the marketplace and then you are ready to go.


In Tableau

  1. Select the view

  2. Select the tab/dashboard you wish to embed

  3. Press the Share button

  4. Tableau Cloud users will need to add users to the Share with people field (not applicable for Tableau Public)

    • These users will need to be signed in to Tableau Cloud to see the dashboard

  5. Press the Copy Link button from the "Share View" popup


Once the URL has been copied, move to

For Board Views and Dashboard Widgets

  1. Add the Tableau Cloud Embedded app in

  2. Paste the URL in the Embed URL field in the widget settings

For Item Views

  1. Open the Item View sidebar and select Add View

  2. Add the Tableau Cloud Embedded app

  3. In Settings select a column to paste the URL - this will be the same for each item in the board

  4. Paste the embed URL of the Tableau Cloud dashboard into the column for your board item.

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