How to connect Power BI to WooCommerce in Excel?
Power BI is a data visualization and business intelligence tool which is used to connect to various data sources that include WooCommerce and can also use to transform and clean the data, and create interactive visualizations and reports of the data, with the sharing feature. It includes various features such as real-time data streaming and natural language query. Here, we are getting a complete overview of how to connect Power BI to a WooCommerce store and with that start analyzing data related to E-commerce
Steps to Connect ‘Power BI’ to WooCommerce
Step 1: Install and activate the Power BI Desktop application. You can also refer to this article for installation
Step 2: Now open Power BI and select “Get Data” from the Home ribbon.
Step 3: Select “Web” as the data source as Getdata -> Web.
Step 4: After that in the Web dialog box, enter the URL of your WooCommerce store’s REST API endpoint.
Step 5: Select “Basic” as the authentication method.
Enter your WooCommerce store’s REST API credentials. For WordPress, you can find it in woocommerce section.
Step 6: Once connected, you can now easily use the Query Editor to select the data that you want to import.
Step 7: Select “Close & Apply” when you are done.
So now your data is now completely imported and ready to be used in Power BI. We can now create visualizations, such as charts and tables, to analyze your WooCommerce data. You can also use the Power Query Editor to clean, transform and increase the quality of your data before it reaches the Power BI if you have more requirements that you need to add calculations and other data manipulations.
- It is mandatory to have the latest version of Power BI, to have access for the necessary permissions of your WooCommerce store’s data.
- The specific data you can connect and analyze may different depending on the version of WooCommerce you are using and the type of data you want to access.
- To get more granular insights into how you can elevate Power BI with your WooCommerce data
You may want to explore Power BI’s extensive documentation, along with other resources and tutorials, that can help you understand the different ways you can use the tool.
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