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Connecting to Google Trends Data Source


Published: 13 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 02 Sep 2016

Issue

Unable to connect to Google Trends data. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1

Export the data to a .CSV as described in Google Help: Export, Embed and cite Trends data

Option 2

Use the Web Data Connector and an API to connect to Google Trends Data 

Additional Information

Workaround possible by exporting Google Trends data to CSV as described in this Google KB article.
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