This plugin will be included in official Mahara 1.4!

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Version history

Version 1.0.7 (2011020900) for Mahara 1.3
(9. February 2011)

  • Added support for embedding Google Docs Collections, thanks to Clifford Steinberg

Version 1.0.6 (2010112200) for Mahara 1.3
(22. November 2010)

  • Added Finnish and Spanish translation, thanks to Alejandro Lopez

Version 1.0.5 (2010102200) for Mahara 1.3
(22. October 2010)

  • Added support for embedding Google Docs for Educational domains, thanks to Husman Ahmed and Dirk
  • Added support for embedding Google Books
  • Added support for embedding directly accessible PDF, TIFF, PPT, DOC and DOCX via Google Docs Viewer (same as preview in Gmail)

Version 1.0.4 (2010092200) for Mahara 1.3
(22. September 2010)

  • Added support for embedding any Google Maps (now any Maps and My Maps should work)
  • Added help on How to embed Google Docs, Google Calendar and Google Maps

Version 1.0.3 (2010092000) for Mahara 1.3
(20. September 2010)

  • Release for Mahara 1.3.x (should work also with Mahara 1.2.x)
  • Added support for embedding Google Maps (works only for My Maps)

Version 1.0.2 (2010071000) for Mahara 1.2
(24. March 2010)

  • Fixed document links for Google Docs documents (spreadsheet and presentation links stay the same)

Version 1.0.0 (2010040200) for Mahara 1.2
(2. April 2010)

  • Initial release for Mahara 1.2.x and upcoming Mahara 1.3.x
  • Support for embedding of GoogleDocs (documents, spreadsheets and presentations)
  • Support for embedding Google Calendar
  • Includes Slovenian and English language

How to embed?

Google Docs

Documents

  1. Open Google Docs document
  2. Click Share and than Publish to the Web (upper right corner)
  3. Click Start publishing button
  4. Copy Document link or Embed code
  5. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Spreadsheets

  1. Open Google Docs spreadsheet
  2. Click Share and than Publish as a web page (upper right corner)
  3. Click Start publishing button
  4. Copy link from texarea
  5. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Presentations

  1. Open Google Docs presentation
  2. Click Share and than Publish / embed (upper right corner)
  3. Click Publish document button
  4. Copy link or embed code from textarea
  5. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Collections

  1. In Google Docs click My collections or Collections shared with me (list on left side)
  2. Click and select the Collection that you wish to embed
  3. Click Sharing - Settings link (on right side)
  4. Change Permissions to Public and save changes
  5. Copy link from textbox
  6. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Google Calendar

  1. Open Google Calendar
  2. Click Settings and than Calendar settings (top right on the menu)
  3. Click Calendars link on the left upper side
  4. Click the name of the calendar that you wish to embed
  5. On Calendar details tab you'll find Embed This Calendar
  6. Customize calendar apperance and than copy embed code from textarea
  7. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Google Maps

  1. Open Google Maps
  2. Click My Maps link on the left upper side
  3. Click the name of the map that you wish to embed
  4. On Link link on right upper side
  5. Customize the apperance of the map and copy embed code
  6. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Note: Use steps 2 and 3 only if you wish to embed YOUR Google Map. If you wish to embed any Google Map, than you can skip steps 2 and 3.

Google Books

  1. Open Google Books
  2. Find the book that you wish to embed
  3. Click on Preview this book link or button
  4. Click on Link link on right upper side
  5. Copy the embed code of the book
  6. Paste it to the GoogleApps blocktype

Comments

Paul Nijbakker
20 March 2012, 4:17

Hi all,

I am trying out the Google apps block in Mahara 1.4.2 but none of the linked Google resources will show. I get every time the error message: This content cannot be displayed in a frame. Is there any setting I am missing?

Rgrds,
Paul.

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