WordPress Plugin

The WordPress plugin for the SpreadsheetCloudAPI service allows you to display parts of spreadsheet files stored in the service within your WordPress blogs.

Install the Plugin

To install the WordPress plugin for the SpreadsheetCloudAPI service, follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to the SpreadsheetCloudAPI plugin page.

  2. Click Download.

  3. Unpack the downloaded archive into your WordPress application's Plugins folder.

Activate the Plugin

To activate the WordPress plugin for the SpreadsheetCloudAPI service, follow the steps below.

  1. Open your WordPress application's administration tool.

  2. Expand the Plugins folder.

  3. Click Activate below the SpreadsheetCloudAPI item.

Set Up the Plugin

To set up the WordPress plugin for the SpreadsheetCloudAPI service, follow the steps below.

  1. Click the Settings | SpreadsheetCloudAPI Options menu item.

  2. Select Generate a new API key to create a new SpreadsheetCloudAPI account and generate an API key for it. Alternatively, select Use an existing API key to specify an existing SpreadsheetCloudAPI API key. Click Next.

  3. If you specify the existing API key, the file manager will show spreadsheet files uploaded to the service under the corresponding API key. If you click Generate a new API key, click Upload below the file manager and select the required file. The maximum file size is limited by 10 MB. The maximum storage size (all files for all applications per one SpreadsheetCloudAPI account) is limited by 100 MB.

Using the Plugin

To use the SpreadsheetCloudAPI service's WordPress plugin in you blog, use the "sclapi" short code. For example, to add a range of cells from the example.xlsx file to your blog, use the code below.

[sclapi command="GetHTMLRange" filename="example.xlsx" sheetindex=0 range="A1:E5"]

To automatically generate a short code, follow the steps below.

  1. Click Generate SCLAPI shortcode within your post's editor.

  2. Use the displayed dialog to specify a required command and its parameters.

  3. Click Insert to generate a short code and add it to the post.

To check whether or not all required information is correctly added to your post, click Preview and explore the displayed draft.

For more information on the available commands and their parameters, refer to the Commands section.