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Google Wave Element


A simple way to add the Wave Element to your site so visitors can see and interact with the wave on your blog. Based on


  • WAVE: The Wave’s ID you want to show. You will find it in the adress bar after create a new wave.

  • WIDTH: Width in pixels of the element (default value is 300).

  • HEIGHT: Height in pixels of the element (default value is 500).

  • HEADER: Show/Hide header [0 = false / 1 = true].

  • TOOLBAR: Show/Hide toolbar [0 = false / 1 = true].

  • FOOTER: Show/Hide footer [0 = false / 1 = true].

How to use:

1.- Use the short code to add the element in your posts and pages:

[gwe wave="WAVEID" width="640" height="500" header="1" toolbar="1" footer="1"] 

2.- Include the element anywhere in your theme calling the function:

<?php google_wave_element($wave, $width, $height, $header, $toolbar, $footer); ?> 

3.- Use the widget


  • Google Wave Element


  1. Upload the entire google-wave-element folder to your wp-content/plugins/ directory.

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

  3. Visit and create o select the wave you want to share.

    You can use the full path or search the Wave ID (9 digits). For example:

    Complete URL:!w%252BWqOFJU8OA

    Wave ID: WqOFJU8OA

    Ignore the point plus number after this ID if exists (!w%252BWqOFJU8OA.2)

Contributors & Developers

“Google Wave Element” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • Changed the style of the container div to “overflow: hidden”.


  • Initial release.