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Embed DataSelf's Tableau in Web Portals

Microsoft SharePoint

Web Portals and Desktop Apps via iframe

  • On the Tableau view to embed, click the Share button -> Copy Link.

  • Paste the copied content into a text app and add ?:showVizHome=no&:embed=true to the end of it. Ex.:

    • Copied & Pasted:


    • Sufix added:


  • Copied the modified URL above into the iframe code below.

Example of <iframe> HTML code – Tableau URL is in bold:

<div style=”overflow: hidden; position: relative; margin-bottom: 2rem; max-width: 100%; min-height: 700px;”>
<iframe style=”border: 0; height: 100%; width: 100%; position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0;” src=””>

User Authentication

  • Avoiding user credentials:

    • Guest user (Tableau OEM Shared Workbook): Anyone with access to the exact URL can view the reports and dashboards on the internet. More info:

    • Single Sign-On (SSO): When a user clicks the “Sign in” button, SSO will automatically authenticate them. More info:

    • Trusted Authentication: Authentication is done prior to reaching the embedded dashboard pages. More info:

    • Contact DataSelf to discuss the options above.

  • Default Tableau Server authentication: users need to enter their own Tableau credentials – usually, once a day.

Tableau Parameters for Embed Code:

Web Portals and Desktop Apps via Javascript

Copying Tableau Javascript Dode

On the Tableau view to embed, click the Share button -> Copy Embed Code.
Then paste it into your Javascript program.

More about Tableau Authentication Methods

The following methods are available with DataSelf Tableau Servers, but not necessarily in our multi-tenant environment. Contact us to discuss your specific needs.

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