How to Embed Google Spreadsheets in Joomla

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How to Embed Google Spreadsheets in Joomla

Google's Sheets product is their version of Microsoft Excel.

It is really easy to add Google's spreadsheets to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Sheets into your Joomla site with just a URL.

Step #1. Install OSEmbed

Buy OSEmbed Pro

Step #2. Get the Google Sheets URL

Getting the link for a Google Spreadsheet
  • Go to the "File" menu then "Publish to Web".
Google spreadsheet publish to web link
  • We now need to change who can access the document. Click the "Publish" link:
  • Copy the link in the box:
A link to share a Google sheet

Step #3. Add the Google Sheets URL to a Joomla article

  • Go to your Joomla site and login.
  • Add the Google Sheets URL to a Joomla article:
A Google Sheets link inside a Joomla article

The URL will automatically be turned into a working Google spreadsheet! You'll see a preview inside the editor:

spreadsheet in the Joomla admin

The Google spreadsheet embed will work perfectly on the front of your site.


About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.