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Power BI Publish to Web for Anonymous Access is Here

Earlier this week on Wednesday the Microsoft Power BI made an incredibly exciting announcement and released Power BI “publish to web” as a preview feature. This is HUUUUGE news! This was probably the top requested feature and its finally here thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Microsoft Power BI team!

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Power BI “publish to web” allows you to easily expose a Power BI report to the world through an iframe that can be embedded wherever you like.

To publish your Power BI report to the web, log into your Power BI site.

Find the report that you want to share and click File in the top left.
Power BI publish to web

You’ll see a message pop up box similar to below. Click the yellow button to create the embed code.
Power BI publish to web preview

This is where you’ll see a very important warning!
WARNING: Reports that you expose through the “publish to web” feature will be visible to everyone on the internet! This means NO AUTHENTICATION is required to view the report that is embedded in your application.
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Once you do that, you’ll receive an embed code that you can then use to expose your Power BI report within your blog as seen below!

https://msit.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiYTNjNzcwNjctNTczMy00ZDMxLWFlMGUtMDViODA1NGZiNmI0IiwidCI6IjcyZjk4OGJmLTg2ZjEtNDFhZi05MWFiLTJkN2NkMDExZGI0NyIsImMiOjV9

As you can see the report maintains all the interactivity features of Power BI. And as your Power BI report updates and changes, those changes will be reflected in your embedded Power BI reports!

Pretty awesome!

Additional Resources

Read the Power BI “publish to web” announcement here.

Read the Power BI “publish to web” documentation here.

Feedback

Let me know what you think of this feature or if you have any questions. Leave a comment down below.


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Awarded Microsoft MVP

  • 1 October 2013
  • Author: DevinKnight
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Today I’m extremely excited, honored and humbled to announce that I have been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for first time.  Becoming an MVP has been an informal goal for me for quite sometime now.  I’ve always kept this as more of an informal goal because I’ve always thought of myself as someone that does the right thing when no one is looking.  In fact, this is something I work on constantly with my oldest son because it is that important to me. 

 

My end goal with being involved in community events and/or actively blogging has never been to receive an award (I don’t mean to sound like others do this).  I do these things because I'm passionate about my work and I'm passionate about teaching others about it.  Anyways I’m very thrilled to be part of this new part of the community and look forward to contributing more!

Today I’m extremely excited, honored and humbled to announce that I have been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for first time.  Becoming an MVP has been an informal goal for me for quite sometime now.  I’ve always kept this as more of an informal goal because I’ve always thought of myself as someone that does the right thing when no one is looking.  In fact, this is something I work on constantly with my oldest son because it is that important to me. 

My end goal with being involved in community events and/or actively blogging has never been to receive an award (I don’t mean to sound like others do this).  I do these things because I'm passionate about my work and I'm passionate about teaching others about it.  Anyways I’m very thrilled to be part of this new part of the community and look forward to contributing more!

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