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Overview of publishing options

After you upload items and create exhibits, there are several ways to publish them online.

Expand the sections below to learn about the publishing options available:

Website page icon  Create a new Website to host your content

If you don't already have a website, or if you'd like to create a new section on your existing website to exhibit your content, this option may suit you.

In a few simple steps: create a site, choose exhibits and items to include, and customize the style to suit your content. No web design experience is necessary.

Your site will be hosted free of charge on a web address such as "your-gallery-name.culturalspot.org". You can optionally publish the site using your own domain; for example, if you own "example.org" you could publish your site under "gallery.example.org"

Learn how to create and customize your site

Embed page icon  Add content to an existing website using Embed

Benefit from the powerful zoom and exhibit viewer, directly on an existing website or blog. Embed specific items and exhibits in a similar way to how YouTube videos can be added onto web pages.

You control which items and exhibits may be embedded, and the websites that are allowed to embed them.

Basic web design knowledge is required; you'll need to copy and paste a code snippet into the source code of your website or blog.

Learn how to embed content

Mobile application page icon  Generate and distribute a Mobile application
We are currently working with a limited set of cultural institutions to develop this publishing option. It is therefore not available in all accounts.

Publish your exhibits to an automatically generated mobile application, compatible with Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later versions. No need to worry about app development, we've taken care of that part for you. You may optionally provide your institution's logo and other graphics to customize the app's look and feel. 

After creating the app, choose specific exhibits to display within it.

You can then download the app file, install it on your own device(s), and distribute it via Google Play.

Learn how to generate a mobile app

Chromecast  Share your content with Chromecast users
We are currently working with a limited set of cultural institutions to develop this publishing option. It is therefore not available in all accounts.

Allow your items and exhibits to be shared with Chromecast users. Backdrop for Chromecast displays beautiful ambient content on users’ TVs when they’re not actively casting other content.

Learn how to make your content available on Chromecast

CI  Publish your artwork on the Cultural Institute website
The option to publish content to the Google Cultural Institute website is not available in all accounts. We are working with a small set of museums, archives, and cultural institutions from all around the world to bring their collections and artifacts online for the public to explore. If you’re interested in contributing, please let us know.

Work closely with your contact at the Google Cultural Institute to make your cultural content accessible to all on the Cultural Institute website

Learn how to publish content to the Cultural Institute website

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