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How to connect data to Tableau via Dataslayer API

Using the Dataslayer API Query Manager product, you can easily create queries and connect your data from various data sources to Tableau. Once you've started, you can schedule refreshes for your data in Tableau.

Building a query in API Query Manager

1. Log in via our website.
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2. Select "Try" or "Open" on the API Query Manager product.

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3. Click on "New query" to create your URL.

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4. Authenticate the data source you prefer.

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5. Customize the query by choosing the account, date range, metrics, dimensions, and any additional options that suit your needs.

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6. Write a query name to identify your URL.

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7. Select the "Tableau" format and the timezone you want.

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8. Copy the "Encrypted URL".

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9. (Optional) Check your data on the "Preview data" button.

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Inserting our data in Tableau

1. Download and open Tableau.

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2. Click on More > Web data connector. 
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3. A pop-up window will appear. Introduce https://app.dataslayer.ai/tableau as URL.

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4. Once here paste the URL you copied before from our API Query Manager product and click on Submit.

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5. Wait for the data to load. Then click on update now to be able to see the table.

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6. Done! You have imported your data into Tableau.

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As always, please contact us via our live chat on our website or via email if you still have doubts or questions. We are happy to help!