Embedded Tableau Dashboard on WordPress via iframe

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.


HTML code from the above dashboard – 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=”“>

Tableau Parameters for Embed Code:

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.