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Embed documents (.doc, .pdf, .ppt etc.) into any article! Visitors can view the document online without the need to download. Just upload the document to your server and use the code below to embed into your contents.

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Supported document types:
Word (.DOC and .DOCX) | PDF | PowerPoint (.PPT and .PPTX) | Apple Pages (.PAGES) | Photoshop (.PSD) |
AutoCad (.DXF) | PostScript (.EPS, .PS) | XML Paper Specification (.XPS) | Archive file types (.ZIP and .RAR) | Excel (.XLS and .XLSX) | Illustrator (.AI) | TIFF | Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) | TrueType (.TTF)

Basic usage
To embed a documents in any content article use the following code:


By default edocs consider as root the path [ROOT OF YOUR WEBSITE]/images/stories so everything you embed with edocs will have this path before (in this example the final path is [ROOT]/images/stories/documents/whitepaper.pdf).

To change the default path or to bypass it, read the documentation http://www.mediaeventi.it/en/projects/joomla/edocs/advanced-usage

If you like the plugin remember to rate and comment!

This plugin makes use of a super fast viewer, Google Docs Viewer (http://docs.google.com/viewer).

It seems that IE8 has problems with the viewer used by Edocs (Google Docs Viewer is the viewer). The problem could be a matter of management of a cookie from IE8 to Google. Google is fixing this issue and soon the plugin will work fine also with IE8 without making any change. To test the behaviour of IE8 just open the demo page with IE8. IE7 works fine for the moment, other browsers too.

In this new version (1.1) a new compatibility mode was added, so when the compatibility mode is active, if a user is browsing your pages with IE (6,7,8) instead of an empty viewer, the plugin will show a link to a new page where the document can be viewed online also with IE. Google is gonna fix this IE problem, so check often the demo page with IE browser to see if it is solved.


Hi, I used this plugin since Joomla 2.xx - The plugin does not support Joomla 3.xx and all the pages which has this code throws blank page.

Ease of use

Do you have plan to update the plugin for Joomla 3.xx? If not, re-writing the whole articles with another plugin is a massive task for me.


Hi Guys,

I was using Edoc with joomla 2.5 , it's an plugin génial.. it work realy great :))

But i've upgrade recently my website, now i'm with Joomla 3.xx , is it working with or do you know an equivalent at Edocs - Embed ?

Thank's a lots in advance,


Excellent extension

Posted on 20 October 2013

Easy to install and use and looks great. Thank you for an excellent extension.

Like it

Posted on 13 June 2013

I really like that extension. It is very small and because it uses Google Viewer many documents are supported. I also needed the feature to jump to a specific page of the document, which I could add in a few hours (mainly because of missing API documentation from Google Viewer).

Thank you very much.

Plugin works well but as has been mentioned below, the code needs to be entered into an article in html mode or all you will get in the front end is the code.

This really should be in the docs.

No one similar

Posted on 28 April 2013

My friends, this is an excellent extension, It is easy to use and very helpful, I recommend It

Excellent extension

Posted on 19 April 2013

Excellent extension. Had to struggle initially to find the way to give path. The path do not work with editor. We need to edit in html mode.

Simply excellent!

Posted on 19 March 2013

This plugins worked like a charm! Simple, cross - browser and fully customizable!

It gives the perfect solution for embending files in articles or k2 articles!

Well done


Posted on 08 February 2013

A good reader for chrome, firefox and IE. Also good for mobiles

Could be better

Posted on 10 September 2012

This extension is quite good for simple embedded of documents however I find that it is only limited to desktops which in today's world is frankly not good enough.

When viewed on mobile devices the viewer does not work and the pages are just blank.

I'd rate this 5 stars if it worked on mobiles too.

Edocs - Embed Documents

Date added:
Feb 13 2010
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Uses updater:
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