2 Easiest Ways to Embed Google Calendar into Notion

How to Embed Google Calendar into Notion

It’s been quite a few years since Notion has released, though, these days it is getting quite popular. It is because many developers recently started working on notion widgets. There are some sites like Indify and Apption, from where you can get fully customizable widgets for free. Yes, by default, Notion also officially provides many Embed options. Like you can embed Google Maps, Google Drive, Github Gist, Figma, Loom Recording, Sketch document, and many others things. But still, the Google Calendar option missing in the Notion embed list. Although, you can easily embed Google Calendar into Notion, and keep track of upcoming events from within notion.

How to Embed Google Calendar in Notion.

There are majorly two ways to insert Google Calendar into Notion. You can either use the official method, that works flawlessly. But, if you want a customize Google Calendar. Then, the second method will be useful for you. Yes, with the advanced method, you can customize the colors of Google Calendar, and then, can embed it into the notion. Ok, without a further delay, let’s get started.

Method 1: Insert Google Calendar to Notion. (Official Method.)

By default, Google doesn’t allow to Integrate calendars with other web applications. But still, if you want, you have to first make your calendar available to the public. After that, with a public URL, you can embed Google Calander to your Notion Workspace.

Before you make your Calendar public. You need to know a few important things.

  1. Once your calendar gets public, anyone can view it by making a single Google search query. Even, without the calendar link being shared with them. Google also shows a warning when you try to make a calendar public. So, be careful.
  2. If you’re using Notion workspace with your team. Then, I would not recommend you to embed your personal Google Calander. Or, if you’re still doing then make sure, there isn’t any confidential information. If you have made a calendar available for the public, then, don’t use it to manage business events. Yes, you can also share the Calendar with specific people, instead of making it public.

Make Calendar Public and Embed in Notion.

1). First, Open the web version of Google Calander and log in using your Google account.

2). In the left pane, you will find a My Calander section. Here all your public and personal Google Calendar will be visible.

3). Hover your mouse pointer over the calendar that you want to add in notion. And, Click on the three dots icon.

4). Options related to that calendar will appear, click on “Settings and sharing”.

Google Calendar - Settings and sharing

5). In calendar settings, you will find the “access permission” section. Click on the “Make available to public” option. A warning will now appear, which I mentioned earlier. Click on OK.

Make Google Calendar available to public

6). Now, from the left pane of the calendar settings page, click on “Integrate Calendar”.

7). You”ll now see a public URL of the calendar. Do copy it.

Integrate Calendar into Notion - Copy Public URL

8). That’s it, now do open notion workspace, and then select the page in which you want to embed.

9). Type /Embed and embed list will appear. Just click on Embed.

Embed Google Calendar into Notion - Command

10). Paste the copied link in it and then click on “Embed link”.

Enter Calendar link and Embed in Notion

That’s it, you have successfully embedded Google Calendar into Notion.

Add Default Google Calendar in Notion

You can now resize the calendar by using the side arrows. You can now see all your events.

Method 2: Create Google Calendar Widget using Indify.

There are many sites that offer unofficial Notion widgets. Though, specifically Google Calendar I suggest you use the Indify site.

1). Open the Indify site in your web browser. And, sign up using your Google Account.

Indify Notion Widgets - Sign up

2). Now, check the explore widgets section, you will now find Google Calendar Widget.

Hover mouse pointer over it and then click on “+ Create Widget”.

Google Calendar Widget for Notion

3). Now, you have to sign in again using your Google Account to view your calendar. Once you sign in close the login window.

Sign in with Google to view calendar

You have to give certain permission to Indify, so that it can create widgets. No worries, you can revoke Indify from your Google Account.

4). The calendar will appear on indify platform. You can now customize your calendar. Yes, you can even enable dark mode.

5). Once you are done with customization, do copy the widget link from the left pane.

Customize Widget and Copy Link to add in Notion

6). That’s it, open your notion workspace and type /Embed. Click on Embed.

Embed-Google-Calendar-into-Notion-Command

7). Paste the widget URL and click on the Embed link.

Embed-Indify-Google-Calendar-Widget-in-Notion

That’s it, you have successfully embedded the Google Calendar widget to the notion page.