Customize. Embed. Live stream.
Personalize the Live Blogging Gadget for your Website.
Bring the Google I/O Keynote experience to your readers with our embeddable gadget. Besides the Keynote, you can live stream selected sessions throughout the 2 days of the conference and follow the Google Developers social feed on Google+. Start customizing now.
Customize the Gadget
*There is a 300 min and 1000 max for both width and height
Choose the Content
Include live stream & social feed
Include only live stream
Include only social feed
Get the Code
- What is the I/O Live Blogging Gadget?
- A gadget to embed on your website that allows you to deliver highlights and live announcements directly from Google I/O. It features the following elements:
- The complete I/O live stream (this includes the Keynote and 4 streaming channels)
- Social feed from the official +Google Developers page
- Can the gadget be customized?
- Yes. Here’s what you can customize:
- Decide what content the gadget will include: a) live stream & social feed from the +Google Developers page, b) only the live stream or c) only the social feed
- Pick the size of the video section
- Choose the height of the social feed section
- How do I customize the gadget?
- Once you’re on the configurator tool page, just select which content you want to display, which video size you want for the live stream, and which height the social feed should have. As you select the different options, the preview section on the right side of the page adapts in real time so you can see beforehand exactly how the gadget will look on your website.
- How do I embed the gadget on my website?
- After you customize the gadget to your preference, scroll to “Get the Code” at the bottom of the configurator tool. Copy the HTML code and add it to your website.
- When can I start embedding the gadget on my website?
- You can start embedding the gadget in advance of Google I/O. We encourage you to embed it as soon as possible to get your audience excited to tune in on the event dates.
- What will the gadget look like before Google I/O 2014 starts and after it ends?
- Until June 25: The gadget will display a message letting viewers know I/O is coming up soon. If you have decided to include the social feed in the gadget, it will display I/O related posts from the +Google Developers page. Lots of things will be posted in advance of I/O on this page to help inform your audience and get them excited for the event. The social feed will remain active in the gadget until end of day on June 26.
- On June 25 & 26: If you have decided to include the live stream in the gadget, it will start displaying around 8:45AM PDT on June 25. After the Keynote ends, it will automatically start displaying the 4 streaming channels instead. The 4 channels will run until end of day on June 26.
- After I/O ends: After all sessions end at approximately 5PM PDT on June 26, the live stream will be replaced by a card and the Google+ feed will stop auto-updating.
- What content will show up on the +Google Developers social feed?
- The social feed will surface public posts from the +Google Developers page made in the days before and of Google I/O.
- Can my viewers still see the +Google Developers feed after June 26?
- Yes. The +Google Developers feed will stop auto-updating by end of day on June 26, but as long as the gadget is embedded on your website, viewers will still be able to scroll through the feed and see I/O announcements and highlights published before June 26.
- Can I choose to add feeds from other Google+ pages besides +Google Developers?
- No. The only Google+ feed that can be added to the gadget is the one from +Google Developers as it’s the official Google I/O social channel.
- Can readers comment, +1 or reshare posts coming in through the social feed on the gadget?
- Not directly from the gadget but they can access the original posts on Google+ by clicking on each post. Once on Google+, viewers can comment, +1 and reshare posts as usual.
- Is there a way I can track the number of people viewing the gadget at any time?
- The gadget doesn’t have built-in analytics, but Google Analytics does provide real-time reports so you can get an idea of how many active users are on the page where the gadget is hosted.
Your use of this gadget is subject to the Google Terms of Service.