When Power BI Publish to Web is the Wrong Choice

Treb Gatte takes us through Publish to Web and the importance of getting the correct licensing for Power BI:

Some folks, either to avoid the need to buy a Microsoft Power BI license or in trying to embed Microsoft Power BI content in an On-Premises site like Microsoft SharePoint 2013, published their content using this function.

The risk is that if the content is on a page that gets indexed by a major search engine, like Google, the embed code will likely live in Google’s index forever. Then anyone can search for your data.

Read on to see the right way to do this. Treb also notes that there are good use cases for Publish to Web; you just have to make sure yours is one of them.

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