Embedding PowerPoint, PDFs and other files onto your website

Note: This article refers to the legacy version of the Website Builder. If you signed up to the HostPapa Website Builder after March 11 2020, you’re on the new version of the Website Builder. For help, go here.

Embedding presentations/slideshows/files:

You can embed your Powerpoint, PDF or other files onto your site with Google Docs:

  1. Create or upload your presentation to Google Docs.
  2. Click on Publish on the Google Doc.
  3. A new dialog box will open, change the settings to suit your requirements.
  4. Copy the code provided.
  5. Go back to your HostPapa Website Builder site.
  6. In your website builder, drag-and-drop the HTML Code Widget onto the page. You will find it in Widgets > Popular.
  7. The HTML editor will open up.
  8. Paste the code into the space provided (use right-click > paste or ctrl-V to paste).
  9. Click Save.

Embedding spreadsheets:

You can add spreadsheets with Google Docs:

  1. Create or upload your spreadsheet to Google Docs.
  2. Publish the spreadsheet in Google Docs. You should then get a toolbar opening on the right-hand side.
  3. Click on More publishing options.
  4. A dialog box will open – change the File Format to HTML to embed in webpage.
  5. Choose the rest of the options you want and then Generate URL.
  6. Copy the code provided.
  7. Go back to your HostPapa Website Builder site.
  8. Drag and drop the HTML Code Widget onto the page and paste the code into the HTML editor.
  9. Click Save.

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