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 blog by copying and pasting the embed code.


Before you share a Google Docs file, please make sure that the document is public. If it is private, you’ll be the only one who can see it. To change your privacy setting, click the Share link at the top of the screen to make it public.

Note: The embed codes for the following instructions need to be pasted in the HTML tab of your editor.

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To embed a Doc into your blog, open the document. Select the Publish to the Web under the File menu.

Click the Publish button.

Then copy the embed code and paste it into your blog.

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Google Drive

To embed a document, for example, a PDF from Google Drive, right-click the document and click Share. Make it public by clicking Get shareable link.

Google Drive shareable link

Double click this shared document in Drive, which should open up a preview. Click the pop-out button.

Google Drive pop-out document

Click Embed item from the options menu (vertical bar with three dots).

Google Drive embed menu

Copy the code and paste into your blog. Note: Replace with Leave everything else intact.

Google Drive embed code


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To embed a Sheet from Google Docs, open the spreadsheet you want to embed and click on the Publish to the Web link under the File menu.

Click the Publish button.

Then Embed and copy the code into your blog.

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To embed Slides into your blog, open the project and Publish to the Web button under the File menu.

Click the Publish button.

Select Embed. There are a few dropdown menus to control the size and speed of the slides. Then, copy the code into your blog.

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To embed a Form, select Embed under the File menu.

Then copy the entire 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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