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Update - New Google Sites - Use iframes to insert gadgets

posted 18 Sep 2017, 08:35 by Stephen Hind   [ updated 18 Sep 2017, 08:43 by Stephen Hind ]

You can now embed other websites, Google Apps Scripts and App Maker in new Google Sites. For full instructions and a full-screen video see Embed Websites and Apps Scripts using iframes.

Embed Websites and Apps Scripts using iframes

Insert whole websites, preview link cards and Google Apps Scripts in new Google Sites.

New Google Sites - iframes - Gadgtes by Google Apps Script

Limitations

  • You can only embed secure (https) URLs 
  • If the website owner does not allow the site to appear in an iframe you cannot embed
  • You will only see the Preview option if the website provides the necessary Open Graph protocol tags
  • Fusion Tables URLs cannot be used at the moment.
  • This is not full Apps Script integration with new Google Sites, so getting the site or page URL, etc,  is not available
  • The embed tool removes any URL parameters from Apps Script URLs so you need to add the information given in the parameters in a different way