Embedding a Google Calendar into a workspace or workspace template


NOTE: Be sure you are logged in to your Google account in the same browser session as your NetDocuments session, or you will get a Google frame display error when viewing or embedding the calendar.

Go to this link for instructions on how to find your calendar URL and embed code: http://support.google.com/calendar/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=41207

To add the calendar to an individual workspace:

  1. Go to the workspace you want and click on Workspace Options.
  2. Select the “Add Webpage” option.
  3. The “Add Web Page” dialog opens.
  4. Paste the embed code from google into the URL space, and set the height to at least 600 pixels.
  5. In the URL field, delete the text “<iframe src=" “ from the beginning of the embed code and the text “></iframe>” from the end of the code.
  6. Click on the save changes button, and the calendar should appear at the bottom of the workspace windows.
  7. You’ll want to use customize workspace to adjust the arrangement.

To add the calendar to the workspace template (so that it applies to all new workspaces):

  1. Go to the Admin page, and select the cabinet you want to use.
  2. At the top of the Cabinet Admin page, click the Define Workspace Templates link.
  3. Under the Template Details section, look for the link that says “Add web page.”
  4. Follow the instructions in 2-2 through 2-5, above.
  5. The calendar section will appear at the bottom of the template preview, near the bottom of the page.
  6. Select “Modify template layout” and click and drag the different template components, including the calendar, to suit your preferences.
  7. Click “save changes” and then click on the “Save Templates” button.
  8. Navigate back to your home page.
  9. The calendar will appear on new workspaces, and you’ll need to reorganize existing workspaces to use the new template.