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You can embed your Google Earth Project in your website or blog by using the Embed KML gadget! This tutorial will guide you through how to embed your Google Earth project in your website or blog using the Embed KML gadget.

In this exercise, were going to embed a Google Earth project of Women for Women International. You can also choose your favorite example from the Showcase to insert into the gadget.

2. Under the Display Settings, enter a name for your embed window, set the size for your Earth window, and choose a frame color.

3. Under the Gadget Settings, enter the URL link to the KMZ file on the web. For this example, enter the following URL:

4 Select a view mode (Earth or Maps), and select how you want the embedded map to initially load and if you want to show 3D buildings, roads, borders, and other data.

6. Select the code at the bottom of the Embed KML Gadget, and copy it.

2. Under the Display Settings, enter a name for your embed window, set the size for your Earth window, and choose a frame color.

3. Under the Gadget Settings, enter the URL link to the KMZ file (with a tour included) on the web. For this example, enter the following URL:

http://mw1.google.com/mw-earth-vectordb/blog/plugin_tours/lake_chad_tour.kmz

4. Select a view mode (Earth or Maps), and select how you want the embedded map to initially load and if you want to show 3D buildings, roads, borders, and other data.

6. Select the code at the bottom of the Embed Tour Gadget, and copy it.

In this example, we are using Blogger as a hosting mechanism. You can use other web hosting services if you wish. Remember: the best place to embed the map is on your website!

1. Go to blogger.com, and log in with your Google account.

2. Create a new post, and paste the HTML code from the Embed KML Gadget into the post window.

3. Click Publish Post and view the blog. If you have the Google Earth Plug-in installed on your computer, your Google Earth project will appear on your blog!

Here is a published blog post of the Women for Women International Google Earth project, created with the Embed KML gadget:

Here is a published blog post of UNEPs Lake Chad Google Earth tour, created with the Embed Tour gadget:

Have questions about this tutorial? Want to give us some feedback? Visit the Google Earth Outreach Discussion Group to discuss it with others.