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How to Detect AI Content In Google Sheets - Free Template Shared

In this post we will go over and share a free Google Sheets Template to help use in your content creation and editing workflow. This tool is “not supported” but is meant as an illustration of what you can do with the Originality API.

In this post we will go over and share a free Google Sheets Template to help use in your content creation and editing workflow. 

This tool is “not supported” but is meant as an illustration of what you can do with the Originality API.

Here is the developer helping to explain the importance of the tool…

AI-generated text is spreading its wings, finding a foothold in diverse fields such as marketing and journalism. Its silent hum is creating a seismic shift in our content landscape. Amidst these changes, two concerns rise to the surface: How can we differentiate between man-made and machine-written content? And, more importantly, how can we detect plagiarism in this sea of AI-generated content? 

It's time we equip ourselves with tools adept at detecting AI-generated text and identifying plagiarized content. With by our side, we are set to maintain the integrity of our content and uphold the trust of our audience. Because remember, ethical guidelines aren't mere checkboxes to tick off, they are the backbone of our digital existence.

AI-generated Text: Opportunities and Challenges

Artificial intelligence, a term once belonging to futuristic novels and sci-fi flicks, has slipped into our daily reality. It's creating content so human-like that distinguishing between the two can feel like finding a needle in a haystack. 

Sure, the advantages are hard to ignore. Who wouldn't want an algorithm to draft up articles faster than you can type "efficiency"? Or produce hundreds of pieces of content without breaking a sweat? AI is transforming business operations and content production at a scale we could only dream of.

But, here's the rub: AI isn't perfect. It could inadvertently create content too similar to existing material, resulting in undetected plagiarism. Or worse, it could disseminate misinformation because AI, after all, doesn't understand the difference between truth and falsehood. As we ride the wave of AI, it's crucial to be mindful of these pitfalls, especially when our audience's trust is at stake.

The Need for AI and Plagiarism Scanning

In a world overrun with AI-generated content, how do we hold onto the essence of human creativity? How do we ensure the information we consume isn't an echo of a thousand other pieces? The answer lies with's AI and plagiarism scanning tools. 

Their ability to detect AI-generated text and flag plagiarized content is akin to shining a flashlight in the darkness. Without these tools, we risk drowning in an ocean of redundant or misleading content.

At the heart of these solutions is the Google Sheets API template offered by This tool is our key to unlocking a suite of scans - AI, plagiarism, AI-plagiarism, and URL - ensuring our content stands tall in the era of AI-generated text. Ai Content Detection in Google Sheet Template

Make a copy of the template from here and follow the instructions in the “GUIDE [READ FIRST]” tab to set it up. You'll have access to a world of scans at your fingertips.

Exploring Solutions: An Introduction to API Scans

Navigating the world of AI-generated content can feel like a walk through a maze. This is where API scans from come into play. 

The AI Scan is our radar for detecting AI-generated text, the Plagiarism Scan is our guard against content duplication, the AI-Plagiarism Scan is our robust shield protecting us from both, and the URL Scan is our gatekeeper ensuring that our readers are directed to safe and relevant webpages. 

Step 1: Insert your API key that you can get from here ( and paste it in “Dashboard” tab

Inserting API Key in Google Sheet Template

Step 2: Paste your content and run scans

AI Scan

Paste your content in Column B (each cell has a limit of 50k characters), Then click the green button on top to run the state of the art AI Scans and results will be auto populated from column C onward. Ai Scan in Google Sheet Template

Plagiarism Scan  

Paste content in Column B and run using the orange button above. Plagiarism Scan in Google Sheet Template

AI Plagiarism Scan

Paste content in Column B and run using the purple button above Plagiarism Scan Scores in Google Sheet Template

URL Scan

Paste URLs in column B and run using the blue button above Url Scan in Google Sheet Template

These scans, together, are our compass guiding us through the complexities of AI-generated content, helping us maintain the integrity of our content.

Running Scans and Understanding Results

Knowing what API scans are is only the first step; understanding how to use them and interpret the results is just as crucial. 

To run these scans, input your data, hit 'Run', and let the tool do its magic. Once the scan is complete, the results will give you the 'success rate', 'public link', 'title', and 'score'. 

Deciphering these results not only provides insights into the originality and authenticity of your content, it also guides future actions to uphold content quality and integrity.

As we stand at the precipice of the AI revolution, it's clear that the need for tools to detect AI-generated text and plagiarism isn't optional - it's necessary. Armed with's API scans, we are prepared to navigate through the labyrinth of AI-generated content, upholding the quality and integrity of our work.

As we continue to traverse this AI-influenced world, let's remember our commitment to quality and integrity. And in this journey, every scan we run brings us one step closer to this goal.

Jonathan Gillham

Founder / CEO of Originality.AI I have been involved in the SEO and Content Marketing world for over a decade. My career started with a portfolio of content sites, recently I sold 2 content marketing agencies and I am the Co-Founder of, the leading place to buy and sell content websites. Through these experiences I understand what web publishers need when it comes to verifying content is original. I am not For or Against AI content, I think it has a place in everyones content strategy. However, I believe you as the publisher should be the one making the decision on when to use AI content. Our Originality checking tool has been built with serious web publishers in mind!

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