This article will show you how to connect Google Sheets with Charts 4 PHP framework
Step 1: Give permission to access Google Spreadsheet
Before proceeding to next step make sure that your google sheet have permission to view :
Goto your My Driver folder and right click on the spreadsheet you want to share. Then select : “Anyone with the link can view “from dropdown . (See screenshots)
Step 2: Add your spreadsheet key and sheet name
Change the key and sheet_name as given in your spreadsheet with following format :
in our case, after adding key and sheet name, the url becomes:
Step 3: Include Charts 4 PHP Library
include("../../lib/inc/chartphp_dist.php"); $p = new chartphp();
Step 4: Set your google sheet url in a string
So finally we have this link (saved in url variable) :
$url = "https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KkNJxvjhpjyzUu-0EW0xmhnYxKN8RPeEqhctxKJkx3s/gviz/tq?tqx=out:csv&sheet=Sheet1"; $p->data_csv_url = $url;
In our case-example the sheet is:
By default , first column (Downloads) and second column (Week 0) are selected (highlighted above). To make charts from other 2 columns, see Documentation.
Also Note that the chart will be made for 2 columns only. More than 2 columns are currently not supported.
Step 4: Set title for the chart
$p->title = "Downloads / Day";
Step 5: Render Chart
$out = $p->render("c1");
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