Action Month Blog Roundup
Thanks for joining and participating in Action Month! We hope that this month inspired you to think more about how you are utilizing interactivity in your Tableau Public dashboards and how dashboard actions can facilitate that. For even more ideas and inspiration, we've gathered up a few excellent posts from around the blogosphere. Check them out!
Mat Hughes gives a couple ideas about how you can use IFTTT (If This Then That) in combination with dashboard actions to add some interesting activity to your dashboards.
Ryan Sleeper: How to create icon-based navigation or filters
Tableau Public design guru Ryan Sleeper walks you through how to create icons that act as controls on your dashboards
Russell Christopher: How to show and hide a Tableau viz with Action Filters
Russell Christopher has a dashboard action trick that allows charts to be shown or hidden based on selection.
Similar to Russell's tip, Matt Lutton and Joe Oppelt show how to utilize sheet swapping techniques to show and hide other dashboard objects, like legends.
Dan Montgomery: How to Embed Streaming Web Content in Tableau
Dan Montgomery details how to embed a streaming Spotify player into Tableau.
Nelson Davis: Dashboard Navigation
Nelson Davis shows us how to use dashboard actions to navigate between different dashboards.
Kelly Martin: Finishing Touches: Sources and URLs in Tooltips
Kelly Martin shows how to link out to your data sources using URL actions.
Paul Banoub takes advantage of Session Initiation Protocol to create URL actions that can start IM and Skype sessions
Jeffrey Shaffer: Tableau Text Messaging
Former Iron Viz contestant Jeffrey Shaffer came up with an ingenious method to utilize URL actions to send text messages.
Any awesome blog posts to add? Tweet them to me @jeweloree and I'll add them to this list!