How to Embed Google Drawings in Joomla

Google Drawings allows you to easily create, share, and edit drawings online.

It is really easy to add Google Drawings to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Drawings into your Joomla site with just a URL.

Step #1. Install OSEmbed

Download OSEmbed from

Step #2. Get the Google Drawing URL

A Google Drawing example
  • Click the "File" menu then "Publish to the web":
The File Menu and Publish to the web link in Google Drawings
  • Under "Image size" you can choose the width of your embed.
  • Click the "Publish" button.
Publish a Google Drawing to the web
  • Copy the link that appears in the box below:
Publish to the web link for Google Drawings

Step #3. Add the Google Drawing URL to a Joomla article

  • Go to your Joomla site and login.
  • Add the Google drawing URL to a Joomla article:
A Google Drawing link in a Joomla article

The URL will automatically be turned into a working Google drawing! 

The Google drawing embed will work perfectly on the front of your site.

A Google Drawing embedded in a Joomla article

About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. He was a teacher for many years before starting OSTraining. Steve wrote the best-selling Drupal and Joomla books.

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