A special listing of the most popular errors related to embedding something to a website, software or social media. Hopefully, it will make your life easier, and you resolve the problem thanks to us.
- What does embed mean?
- 1. How to embed a Youtube video in Google Slides
- 2. How to embed SoundCloud on Facebook
- 3. How to embed a tweet in WordPress.
- 4. How to embed a Google Form into a website.
- 5. How to embed a PDF in WordPress
- 6. Embed Google Form in email
- 7. How to embed video in eBay listing
- 8. How to embed Google Doc
- 9. How to embed fonts in Word
- 10. How to embed excel in word
- 11. How to Tumblr embed video
- 12. How to embed a Youtube video in powerpoint
- 13. How to embed PDF in HTML
- 14. How to embed fonts in powerpoint
- 15. How to embed a Google Calendar
What does embed mean?
Before you start reading our tutorial it is worth to think about one simple question to fully understand the topic – what does embed mean? It means to make something an integral part of your website, facebook, twitter and whatever you want. So embed means just adding some new video, playlist or something similar to your own platform, thanks to it your social media or website might be much more interesting. Now once you got already a little knowledge what does embed mean, check our tutorial, for sure you will find a problem which occurs you. If not, let us know and we will add it for sure to our listing.
1. How to embed a Youtube video in Google Slides
If you are wondering how to embed a video in Google Slides you are in the right place to learn how to do it. It is not really hard to embed a Youtube video in Google Slides if you follow a few simple steps. At first, of course, go to your Google Slides, choose your presentation or create a new one and let’s start.
You should notice a menu above your slides which includes features like:
And a few more but let’s focus on these. To embed Youtube video in Google slides you need to choose the “Insert” option.
Once you expand the “Insert” button list you will notice a lot of new possibilities, but we are interested in “video” feature. It will allow you to add a video from Google Drive, or from the Youtube platform. Also if you have found already the Youtube video which interests you, there is a possibility to paste an URL.
Let’s start with embedding Youtube video through a search on this platform.
As you see the embedding has ended successfully and it isn’t really hard. Once you want to paste the URL it is the exactly the same process but instead of searching, you paste your own link from Youtube.
The third option is a possibility to embed video in Google Slides through Google Drive. It is useful especially if you don’t have a Youtube video. Thanks to it you can share for example your own videos which you want to show the people who will see your presentation.
To prove it works, check the GIF below with all the Youtube videos we have embed during this tutorial!
Hopefully thanks to us now you will know how to embed a Youtube video in Google Slides. As you could have noticed before it is really simple and shouldn’t cause any trouble.
2. How to embed SoundCloud on Facebook
If you want to embed SoundCloud player on Facebook it isn’t really hard. At first, find the song which you want to share with people on Facebook. Once you have chosen at least one, go to the song and below it, you will notice a few buttons:
We are interested only in one. The “share” button is what we are looking for when we want to embed SoundCloud on Facebook.
After you click the button there will be displayed a special pop-up thanks to which you can choose the platform on which you want to embed your SoundCloud player and also the time on which the video should be started. Really comfortable option when you want to show others only a specific fragment of the song. In our case, we are going to choose a Facebook platform and let’s set a time at 0:55.
After you see things for your own preferences you will be finally redirected to the Facebook page, where you can choose to who you will share the embed SoundCloud player and type a little description. Technically it is the same as the normal post, but with embed SoundCloud. Once you are ready, press the “Post to Facebook” button
It is pretty much done, as you noticed the embedding isn’t perfect since the Facebook team disabled the possibility to embed SoundCloud player which you can watch directly on a Facebook website.
So it is more like sharing not embedding. Anyway if you want to embed SoundCloud player it is possible only in comments when you add “x” to the URL(example: soundcloudx.com/song). Check the GIF below to be sure how to do it.
3. How to embed a tweet in WordPress.
You want to share some news on your website but actually you don’t know how to embed a tweet in WordPress CMS? It is a common problem but it is also really easy one to solve so don’t worry. At first go to your twitter account, and choose the tweet which you want to embed. In our case it will be a tweet from our own Twitter account.
On your post, you can notice a little sign(arrow) thanks to which you can embed tweet.
Now go to your WordPress dashboard and choose the page on which you want to embed your tweet. We will be using WordPress demo to show you how to do it. Once you opened the editor of your page the only thing left is to paste the code in the “text” tab.
Hopefully thanks to us you have learned how to embed a tweet in WordPress fast and effectively. Also, you could have noticed that even non-coders can easily embed a tweet.
4. How to embed a Google Form into a website.
If you really don’t have an idea how can you embed Google Form into your website you have chosen the right tutorial. We will show you how you can embed Google Form by pasting the code into your own website’s raw code. At first, of course, you have to create a Google Form which we will be embedding.
Once you created the form you can notice a big “SEND” button. Click on it and there will be another pop-up on which you can notice a few interesting options.
To embed Google Form you need to choose the third option. It generates you your own embed code which you will paste to your website. You can also set the properties of the form to fit your website’s template.
Now paste the code and you should have already an embed Google Form on your website which works perfectly.
As you have noticed on the GIF above the properties which we have set before look really bad on our website. A really nice thing is that you don’t have to generate new embed code, you can just set the properties of your form by modifying the code which you have already copied. So if properties don’t really fit your website, change the “width” and “height” value in your code.
That’s all about embedding Google Form into a website. Hopefully, the tutorial was useful for you and now you will embed Google Form without any problem.
5. How to embed a PDF in WordPress
Embedding a PDF in WordPress is really useful when you want to show something in a fast way without copying anything to WordPress and then modifying it. At first, let’s choose the PDF file which we are going to embed.
Technically there are a few ways to embed a PDF in WordPress but we will show you the fastest and the most effective one. At the beginning open your Google Drive and upload a PDF file here.
Now open the PDF file. At first, you should see a preview which you can already read.
Sadly it isn’t enough, to have a possibility to embed a PDF file, you need to open it in a new window.
It is a little bit strange but now you are allowed to get your embed code.
When finally we have a code, let’s head to the WordPress. Just choose the page where you want to embed your PDF and paste the embed code into the text editor of a WordPress website.
As you could have noticed we embed a PDF in WordPress but still, it doesn’t look too good, at least in my opinion it is too small and hard to read. The solution is pretty easy, in the text editor you can change the width and height values for your own preferences.
Now it looks much better. Hopefully, we helped you to embed a PDF in WordPress and now you will do it without any problem.
6. Embed Google Form in email
It is not possible to Embed the map from the inbox perspective. I mean if you want to compose a message e.g on Gmail, and you want to copy the embed code into your email to embed Google Form it is impossible, at least for now.
To prove that there you have another screen after the message with the embed code was received.
Luckily Google gives us a much better and easier option of embedding Google Form in email. Once you create your form click on the “SEND” button which you can find in the top-right corner.
Now you should notice a special pop-up which allows you to choose the way in which you are going to share your form. We need to choose the first one if we want to embed Google Form in an email.
This option will allow you to send an email to whoever you want with embed Google Form inside, but don’t forget to check “Include form in email” option, otherwise there will be sent only a link to your Google Form.
Now just fill the field email address, click “send” and embedding Google Form will be done.
At least in our case, it took some time but finally we received an email. Everything works perfectly and the embed Google Form looks really good.
The only disadvantage of the embedding with a method like this is that you can’t really send a form to many addresses at once. Otherwise embedding Google Forms through the mail is an awesome feature.
7. How to embed video in eBay listing
Once you want to sell some items embed video in eBay listing might really boost your sales so it is really useful to know how to do it. We won’t tell you how to register and list the item because you can find all these information on eBay website but once you are in a listing of your item which you are going to sell we can help you.
Let’s start with embed Youtube video because it is the most popular platform where you can find almost everything, so videos about your items should be there also. If you want to embed a video you need to find the “share” button.
Once you click on the button you will have a few possibilities like embedding the video or sharing it with the various social media. Of course in your case, we are going to choose an embed option. You can set there the properties of video, at what second/minute should it start and many more options which you can notice on the screen below.
Now, you might be wondering – how do I actually embed video in eBay listing when I have a code? Since the 2017 Ebay is really strict about active content, so the best way to embed video in eBay listing is to use a third-party program which you don’t even have to download, sadly with a normal embed code, the video will not work on your listing. Go to isdntek website and there you can convert your embed code, into special Ebay code without any problem.
Now once you have converted the Youtube embed code to Ebay embed code the only thing left is to open your HTML editor in the description field
Paste your code and you should already notice in the standard editor your embed video.
When you are done with other things also, the only thing left to do is to list your item! If you are not sure how your embed video in Ebay listing will look like, just check the preview.
As it was mentioned earlier Ebay is really strict about an active content recently so the rules might be changed soon against. Anyway if something changes we will try to update our tutorial as fast as possible! Hopefully thanks to us you learned how to embed video in eBay listing effectively.
8. How to embed Google Doc
You have typed something interesting, or you want to share your spreadsheet with some stats or anything else? Embed Google doc in your website would be a perfect solution, because who would like to rewrite everything? Let’s create an example spreadsheet with some random content.
Now to embed Google doc you need to find on your top menu the “File” option.
After you expand the File list you should notice an option “Publish to the web..” and now to embed Google Doc, you need to open “Embed” tab.
Now if you want to embed Google Doc in a website you need to paste the embed code to your own website’s code.
As you can see it doesn’t look too good on a website when you paste the code…
Luckily you have a possibility to change the properties and styles of your embed Google Doc whenever you want. For example, we will change the width and height values, so all the content will be displayed properly.
Hopefully, now you know how easy it is to embed Google Doc in your website, and you will do it now without any problems.
9. How to embed fonts in Word
Before we start, we have to make a question – “Why we should embed fonts in pdf?”
Embedding fonts in the pdf file is a very important thing. If you are going to use some not casual fonts in your file and then you are not going to save it with embedded fonts, then person which will launch your project on his own computer will have some struggles with reading it. Without saving the pdf with embed fonts, the file will use some fonts which are currently available on the computer of person, which launched the project. It means that some letters may be replaced with some random characters like squares or question marks, which for sure are going to make your work illegible.
How to embed fonts in pdf from Word?
The first thing you will have to do after launching your project in Microsoft Word file is select the “File” tab from the toolbar, which you will find in the left corner at the top.
When you are going to do the previous step, then it will take you to the other page where you will have to click on the “Options” button, which is at the last position of Toolbars.
The “options” button, will take you to the window with multiple information pages. From the dashboard on left side, you will have to click on the “Save” tab. When you are done with it, you need to mark the “Embed fonts in the file” option, which you will find on the end of the page. When you are done with it, just click on the “OK” option near the “Cancel” one.
After clicking on the “OK” button, you will be again at the start window. Now you will have to click once again (like on very beginning) on the “File” button, which you will find in the left corner at the top.
When you are done with previous step, then it will take you to the other page where you will have to click on the “Save As” button, which is fifth at the position of the dashboard.
The “Save As” option, will take you to another window, where you will have to click on the “More options…” inscription, under the tab, where you can select the format of a file. By clicking that inscription, you will run another window. The next thing you have to do is clicking on the tab with inscription “Word Document” – when you are going to do it, it will appear the drop-down menu, where you will have to choose the “PDF” extension.
When you are done with it, you need to click on the “Options…” button, which will launch another window. There you will have to ensure if the “Document structure tags for accessibility” option is marked – without it, the embed fonts in pdf from word doc wouldn’t have work. After checking that, the last thing you will have to do is clicking on the “Save” button. That’s all, now just make sure if your file has embed fonts.
10. How to embed excel in word
If you are wondering how to embed excel into Word file and you are looking for an answer, then you are in right place. Especially for you, we are going to guide you, how to simply do it.
How to embed an excel file in Word?
The first thing you will have to do after launching your project in Microsoft Word file is select the “Insert” tab from the toolbar, which you will find in the top left corner.
Now, you will have to click on the “object” image, which you will find near the “Symbols” Option.
When you are going to do it, another window should appear. In that window, you have to click on the “Create from file” bookmark. Under “File name” you will find the field, where you have to type the destination path of your file – or by clicking on the “Browse…” button, you can get it in a simpler way than by typing it. When you are done with it, select one of the options which you are interested in – you can display your file as an icon or you can put a link to the file. After choosing one of that options, just click “OK” button. That’s all, you can enjoy your embed excel file into word file.
11. How to Tumblr embed video
If you are looking for an answer to question “How to embed a video on Tumblr”, then you are very close to reaching that goal. Below, we are going to guide you, how to do it.
How to embed Tumblr video
The first step on way to embed video on Tumblr in text post is really easy. You have to sign up or log in on your account. When you are going to do it, you will have to click on the “Video” button, which is near the “Audio” one.
When you are going to do it, another window will appear. At this moment, you can choose between 2 options – Upload video on Tumblr from your computer or Add video on Tumblr from the Web.
From 2 options, we have chosen the second one – “Add video from web”. All that you have to do is paste in the field, the link which you are interested in. After that, just click on the “Post” button, and check out the result on your profile. That’s all, enjoy your embed video on Tumblr.
12. How to embed a Youtube video in powerpoint
If you are wondering how to how to embed video in Powerpoint, then we are coming with an answer. Especially for you, we made a guide in which, we will show you how to simply do it.
How to embed video into Powerpoint?
The first thing after opening the powerpoint document is select the “Insert” tab from the toolbar, which you will find in the top left corner.
When you are done with it, you will have to click on the Object with “Video” inscription. After clicking the object, you will see the drop down menu with 2 options. The first one allows you to embed video in Powerpoint document. The second one will let you embed video in Powerpoint, from your computer.
After choosing the first one option, it will run another window, where we will have to paste the link which interests you, in the field with the “Search Youtube” inscription. When you are going to do it, you will have to choose the one, which you are looking for. After selecting it, you need to click on “Insert” button near the “Cancel” one. That’s all, enjoy your embed Youtube video in Powerpoint
13. How to embed PDF in HTML
If you are looking for an answer how to simply embed pdf in HTML, then we are here to help you.
How to embed PDF in HTML – step by step
First of all, if you are not having any PDF at your Google Drive, then you have to upload it – don’t worry, we are also going to show you, how to do it.
The first thing, you will have to do is clicking on the “New” button, which contains an image of big colourful plus sign, which is on the left side, under “Drive” inscription.
The next thing you have to do is selecting from the drop-down menu, the “File upload” inscription. When you are going to do it, you will have to browse your file from the computer. After it, you are just simply done with uploading your file at Google Drive. Now you are much closer to embed pdf in HTML.
After uploading PDF on Google Drive, you will have to right click on it, and from the drop-down list just choose the “Preview” option.
When you are done with the previous step, you will have to click on the triple-dot icon, which you can find in the top right corner. After you do it, the drop-down list will appear. From this list, you will have to select an option with “Open in the new window” inscription.
By clicking an option from the last step, you will be moved to another page. There, you will have to make the same thing as previous – you will have to click on the triple-dot icon, which you can find in the top right corner. After you do it, the drop-down list will appear. From this list, you will have to select an option with “Embed item…” inscription.
When you are going to do it, another window will appear on the same page. In that window, you will see a frame in which will be code – you have to copy it and then simply click on the “OK” button.
Now, you will have to open your HTML file and just simply paste in the code in some place between body tags – anywhere you want, it can be some div container or another thing. When you are going to do it, remember to save the file. After it, you can simply check out your work. That’s all, you can enjoy your embed pdf in HTML.
14. How to embed fonts in powerpoint
If you want to embed fonts in powerpoint and you have some struggles with it, then you are in right place – we are going to guide how to do it.
How to embed font in Powerpoint?
When you are going to launch your Powerpoint document, then you will have to click on the “File” tab at the top left corner, from the toolbar.
If you are done with the previous step, then you will see another page, where you will have to click on the last one tab with “Options” inscription, which will be on the left side of the page
This tab will run another window, in which you will have to click on the “Save” option, which you will see on the dashboard, on the left. Then in a new bookmark, to embed fonts in Powerpoint, you will have to go to the end of the page and select the position with the inscription “Embed fonts in the file”. There will be 2 options – you have to select one, which will be more important to you. After that, just click on the “OK” button, next to the “Cancel” one. That’s all what you had to do – now you can enjoy your Powerpoint embed fonts.
15. How to embed a Google Calendar
If you want to embed Google Calendar on a website and you don’t know how then check out our guide.
How to embed Google Calendar in website?
First of all, you have to go to your own Google Calendar. When you are going to do it, you will have to click on an image of a rack (settings), and when the drop-down list will appear, then just click on the “Settings” inscription, which is first in the menu.
When you are done with the previous step, then you have to click on the calendar which interests you – it is on the left side of a screen. After it, you will see a drop-down menu, from which, you are going to click on the “Integrate calendar” option.
The “integrate calendar” option, will run another window on your right, where you will have to find the “Embed code” inscription. From the frame, which is under that inscription, copy the iframe code.
Now go to your HTML file, and paste in the code between the body tags – anywhere you want, it can be some div container or other things. When you are going to do it, remember to save your file. After it, you can enjoy your embed Google calendar.
There are only a few problems which we will be solving there and the listing will be updated soon by more guides to help you embed so many various things to your website. If you really need a help with something don’t be afraid and type to us so we will list your problem for sure!