Add Lightning Web Component to Lightning Tab

I am trying to figure out how to add a Lightning Web Component to a Lightning tab. I have it on the Home Page, but I would like it to be on its own tab. I feel like there should be an option to expose it to the Lightning tabs. When I am in the Tabs section, I don’t see my LWC listed.


From Winter 20 release you are able to set it as Tab. All you need to do is:

  1. Open -meta.xml file from your LWC component
  2. Change is exposed to True: <isExposed>true</isExposed>
  3. Add <target>lightning__Tab</target>
  4. Open Tab from setup and under Lightning Component Tabs press New and select your LWC component.

Your file at the end should look like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<LightningComponentBundle xmlns="">

As stated in comments, My Domain is a prerequisite to Lightning Component Tabs

Source : Link , Question Author : Michele Kleinhomer , Answer Author : Brane

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