Google Sites - Embed PDF from Google Drive

Google Drive offers an embeddable preview of PDF files: these instructions tell you how to embed your Google Drive PDF file in your classic Google Site and a Video How-To.

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Instructions

  1. Find the PDF file in Google Drive

  2. Preview the PDF file in Google Drive

  3. Pop-out the Google Drive preview

  4. Use the More actions menu and choose Embed item

  5. Copy code provided

  6. Edit Google Sites page where you want to embed

  7. Open the HTML Editor

  8. Paste the HTML embed code provided by the Google Drive preview

  9. Use the Update button and Save the page

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Google Drive - Preview and Pop out Buttons

Google Drive Preview Button
Google Drive Preview Pop out button

Google Drive - Preview - More Actions - Embed Item

Google Drive - Preview - More Actions - Embed Item

Google Drive - Embed Item - HTML Code

Google Drive - Embed Item - HTML Code

Google Sites - HTML Editor - Embed Code Pasted

Google Sites - HTML Editor - Embed Code Pasted