Unable To Display Images In Published View or Dashboard

Published: 06 Jan 2016
Last Modified Date: 10 Dec 2018


An image in a published view or dashboard does not display.


  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Online


Ensure the option Include External Files is selected when the workbook is published to the server. For more information, see Publish Workbook ("Include external files" section) in the Tableau Desktop Online Help documentation. 


When external files are included, a copy of any referenced external file data sources or background images are published along with the workbook. External files include Excel, Access, Text, Data Extract, and image files. If these files are not included, other users might not be able to see the worksheets online
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