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The Publish to web default is changing and it affects who can create public embed codes

In December 2019, we announced a change to the Publish to web default experience that requires Power BI admins to take action before users can create new publish to web embed codes.

We will start rolling out the change this week and your users will start seeing the updated  behavior in the coming days. 

 

What is the new default publish to web end users experience?

When the change rolls out, users will need to ask a Power BI admin to allow them to create a new publish to web embed code.

When a user attempts to create a new publish to web embed code through either the new look or conventional UI …

Screenshot showing the menu where users get a Publish to web embed code.

… they will see the following dialog box.

Screenshot showing the new dialog requiring a Power BI admin to enable the user to create publish to web embed codes.

If an embed code was previously created for the report, it will be shown as before.

Head over the original announcement for a detailed walk through of the change and what actions admins should take to let end users create new publish to web embed codes.

Next steps:

Heads up the publish to web default is changing