Embedding a Tableau View into SharePoint 2010

This article is an outcome of the research that we did for one of our clients, where we evaluated the options to embed/render Tableau reports in SharePoint 2010/2013.  Even though there were some help content available in Tableau, they were all scattered and any one new to the subject would be required to spend sometime to identify the options before embracing SharePoint as a delivery mechanism for rendering Tableau Views.

In short, Tableau reports can be rendered in SharePoint in the following ways:

  1. Using TableauEmbeddedView WebPart
  2. Using Page Viewer web part (available in Media and Content categories) and providing the URL to the view name in the Tableau report.
  3. Using Tableau JavaScript API’s and inducing the IFrame into a HTML page.

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