How to Embed Google Spreadsheets in Joomla

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

It's a powerful tool, and one that is suprisingly easy to use with Joomla. I'm going to show you how to embed Google Sheets into your Joomla site with just a URL.

You can also send Joomla forms results directly to Google Sheets.

Step #1. Install OSEmbed

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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:
"AStep #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.

Showing Google sheets inside Joomla