Save Workbooks to Tableau Public
If you want to share your data discoveries with the world outside of your organization, you can save your workbook to Tableau Public, a free cloud service. On Tableau Public, anyone can interact with your views, or download your workbooks or data sources. For information, go to the Tableau Public website.
Save a workbook
With your workbook open in Tableau Desktop, select Server > Tableau Public > Save to Tableau Public.
Note: This option is available only if you’ve created a viz that contains at least one field.
Sign in using your Tableau Public account.
If you don’t have an account, select the link to create a new one.
Type a name for the workbook and click Save.
When you save a workbook to Tableau Public, the publishing process creates an extract of the data connection.
Tip: The title becomes part of your view’s metadata. Use a unique title that will help others find it when they search. (The title shown in the image is a good example of how not to name your workbook.)
After the workbook is published, you are redirected to your account on the Tableau Public website(Link opens in a new window).
On your profile page on Tableau Public, do any of the following to customize your profile:
Hover the pointer over a viz to get access to actions such as selecting it as your featured viz, or hiding, downloading, or deleting it.
Hover the pointer over a viz and then select View to open the viz’s home page. There you can select Edit Details to customize metadata such as workbook name and description, add a permalink, and change other settings.
To get a link to share on social media or code to embed in a web page, display a view, and then click Share at the bottom of the view. (You can get links and embed code for other Tableau Public users’ views this way, too.)