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Google Docs

Google Docs is a popular service for managing documents online. You can easily embed your Google Docs spreadsheets, documents, forms, and presentations into your WordPress.com blog by copying and pasting the embed code.

Privacy

Before you share a Google Docs file, please make sure that it’s not private. If it is, you’ll be the only one who can see it. If your Google Docs file is private, click the Share link at the top of the screen to make it public.

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Documents

To embed a document into your blog click on the Publish to the Web link under the File menu.

Click the Start publishing button.

And then copy/paste the embed code into your blog.

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Spreadsheets

To embed a spreadsheet from Google Docs, click on the Publish to the Web link under the File menu.

Click the Start publishing button.

Then select the HTML to embed in a page option from the dropdown list under the Get a link to the published data heading.

Finally, copy/paste the embed code into your blog.

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Presentations

To embed a presentation into your blog, Publish to the Web button under the File menu.

Click the Start publishing button.

And then copy/paste the embed code into your blog.

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Forms

To embed a form click on Embed link under the More actions menu.

Then copy/paste the embed code into your blog.

Note: The post/page must be published for the form to appear.

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External Documents

To embed a document without converting it to the Google Docs format, click on the Upload icon on your Google Docs’ file listing.

Back on the files list, select your file and click on Embed link under the File menu.

Then copy/paste the embed code into your blog.

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