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Google Doc Embedder

Lets you embed PDF, MS Office, and many other file types in a web page using the free Google Docs Viewer (no Flash or PDF browser plug-ins required).


79 reviews
Average Rating
4.4 out of 5 stars
Good Work But...
By ,

I like it but i need a Print button as well with my pdf.. If it will in the future will give it 5 Stars.

Good Work

By ,

Thank you for this plugin !

Complex Styling and anatomy of the plug
By , for WP 4.2.2

I'm breaking my head to customize the plugin, the CSS that pulls up from the lib-setup.php is specified to the /css directory that the plugin comes in with.BUT for some reason even if you modify the /css/gde-dark changes don't take effect.

My conclusion digging deep into the code is that the plugin hasn;t been updated lately, It pulls the CSS from Google API. which is hosted on their servers not the users. there is no way...

CSS that the plugin is using is not at my reach? it point to something like rs=AC2dHMIeE-6MbfA2snzxF2ZFrGo5aZcsWg
I just wanted to change the #d1d1d1 background color in the viewer to #FFFFFF aparently if i modify gde-dark changes don't take effect. The Plugin is using this CSS sheet... which is not hosted on my side...

I think the variables that they use to specify parameters are not friendly user... really complex

-moz-box-shadow:0 0 5px 0 #ffffff;
box-shadow:0 0 5px 0 #ffffff;
border:solid 1px #fff

Currently Having Issues
By , for WP 4.2.2

This plugin worked great until a few days a go. My issue I am having is with the preview. All of my PDF's and DOC's are showing a gray box now with "No preview Available" in the center. All the pdf's and doc's are stored in the Media library on WordPress. I am not sure if Google changed something or if it is the plugin itself. Any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated.

Great when it works, BUT....!
By , for WP 4.1.2

It really is no good if it doesn't display a file every time. One needs to constantly refresh pages multiple times for a pdf or other file to display correctly.

Good, except viewer can download/print
By , for WP 4.1.1

Nice plug-in, but it doesn't prevent a viewer from being able to download/print the document (they can just use the popout feature). The FAQs should be updated.

absolutely wonderful
By , for WP 4.1.1

I absolutely love this plugin. Its made life so much easier for me esp with PDF publishing. I loved it so much that just to express gratitude I had to click retrive my wordpress password!

I get so many great research pdfs and thanks thru this viewew I can simply present them in their originality.

Thank you for this wonderful plugin

Fantastic plugin
By , for WP 4.0

A really well designed plug-in that taps into resources provided by Google. Sometimes Google changes things up and some functions disappear, but I suppose that is like complaining about free pizza that sometimes comes without pepperoni.

The plug-in has very useful customization features and the author is responsive in the support forum. Thank you!

Great Plugin
By , for WP 4.0

Brilliant Plugin. Works like a dream!

Thank you for this.

Can't display
By , for WP 3.9.2

i tested on localhost. I have tried many file types but the plugin doesn't work. It keeps telling "Sorry, we were unable to find the document at the original source. Verify that the document still exists. You can also try to download the original document by clicking here." Can anyone help me please? thanks.

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