[Tutorial] How To use SkyDrive To Embed A PowerPoint or Excel Document in a Web Page

If you are one of those that still don’t use Microsoft SkyDrive here is one good reason why you start using it. Thanks for SkyDrive and its App call Office Live Web you can easily embed your PowerPoint presentation, Excel Spreadsheet, Word or OneNote Document right within any web page or blog. After that anyone who is reading that web page or blog can easily read or watch your presentation or document without even having Office installed on their computer. In this tutorial I will show you how to embed your Office document inside a web page.

For this purpose we will need to use Microsoft SkyDrive and for that you are gone need Windows Live ID, if you don’t have one make sure you create it before proceeding to below steps.

Step 1: Open your web browser, visit http://office.live.com/ and login using your Windows Live ID

Step 2: Once you have logged in check to see if you have a public folder. If you don’t have Public folder make sure you create one because we are gone need it. To create new folder click New folder link and add name for your new folder

Step 3: Now, to make folder Public, select your folder and then in right side of window click Share link

Step 4: Select Get link tab and then under Make it Public click Get a link button. Your folder is now public.

Step 5: Open your newly created Public folder and click Add files and upload a PowerPoint or Excel file. You can also create a new document online by clicking PowerPoint, Word, Excel or OneNote icon next to Add files

Step 6: From the list select your document and in right side of window click Embed link

Step 7: In popup window click Generate

Step 8: Copy an html code from text filed. In same time you will have a preview of how you document will look like when you embed it inside a web page

Step 9: Now open your web site page or blog post html code and simply paste that code in place where you want your document content to appear.

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Boris Zegarac is Staff Writer at TheTechJournal. He is our Tutorial Expert. He is a web developer and web designer who is also interested in Computers and Smartphones. You can follow him at his Google + profile page

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