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Release status:Extension status stable

ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type Tag
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description Adds <googlespreadsheet> tag for Google Docs' spreadsheets display
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Jack Phoenix
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 1.3.0 (2017-01-27)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.30+
Database changesTemplate:Extension#needs-updatephp No
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
ExampleTemplate:Extension#example ShoutWiki
Hooks usedTemplate:Extension#hook

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The GoogleDocs4MW extension embeds Google Docs' spreadsheets into the wiki.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called GoogleDocs4MW in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'GoogleDocs4MW' );
  • YesY Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


Supported parameters are:

  1. width (500 by default),
  2. height (300 by default) and
  3. style (width:100% by default).

As an example using all of the parameters:

<googlespreadsheet width="600" height="200" style="width: 50%">Google Docs' key goes here</googlespreadsheet>

To actually embed a spreadsheet, the spreadsheet needs to be published with Google's File > Publish to Web... option. It is not sufficient to just have a shareable link.


This extension was inspired by the Wikia extension with the same name, but this extension was written back when Wikia wasn't open source.

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