How to Embed Tableau Into Salesforce With Zuar Portal Utilizing Single Sign-On (SSO)

Embed Tableau Into Salesforce With Zuar's data portal product. Zuar Portal is an easy way to provide branded Tableau dashboards.

How to Embed Tableau Into Salesforce With Zuar Portal Utilizing Single Sign-On (SSO)

Embed Tableau dashboards into standalone pages in Salesforce:

Sample of a Tableau Dashboard Embedded in Salesforce

Or embed filtered Tableau dashboards directly into existing Salesforce workflows and pages:

Tableau visual embedded in Salesforce workflows and pages


Zuar Portal

Zuar Portal serves as the glue between Salesforce and Tableau. They enable a secure, single sign-on experience for end users in Salesforce.

If you do not have a Zuar Portal, please let us know and we can instantly spin up a free trial for you.


Access to a Salesforce admin account is necessary.

Zuar Portal embedding works with both Salesforce Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic, however we will be detailing instructions for Salesforce Lightning.

Tableau Server / Tableau Cloud

  1. Tableau Server / Tableau Cloud account. If you do not have a Tableau Server / Tableau Cloud account, let us know. We're certified tableau resellers, so we can set you up with a trial.
  2. You'll also need Tableau dashboard content that's published, for you to use for embedded analytics. For testing, you can use any dashboard published to Tableau Server / Tableau Cloud.

Overview of Steps

This blog post links out to other content, so use this main post as your overall guide during the process.

  1. Create a Salesforce Connected App using Zuar Portal information
  2. (Tableau Server only) Add the Zuar Portal as a trusted host on Tableau Server
  3. Embed Tableau into Salesforce using Visualforce


If you would like help embedding Tableau into Salesforce, or would like to see Zuar Portal in action, please contact us.

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