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Column Shortcodes

column shortcodesColumn Shortcodes is a plugin that lets you divide your post or page content into columns wherever you want, using easy to use shortcodes.  You can swap in and out of various column layouts (there are eleven to choose from).

column icon2Once installed, the plugin adds an icon to your edit dashboard.  Click on the icon and choose a layout.  Enclose the content between the two parts of the automatically generated shortcode, and continue across the row.  If you choose, you can end the row with the “(last)” shortcode.

column shortcs

This is an easy way to create interesting layouts for your pages and posts.  The plugin also provides a way to add padding to columns.  Be sure to enter the padding first (put your cursor on the box, and add a pixel value for the padding) if you need it, and then select a column shortcode.

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How to Embed A Presentation

Just get back from presenting at a conference and want to share your work? Below is a rundown of some options available for members who are interested in embedding a document or presentation into their WordPress blog post or page.

Chose the option that best suits your needs then follow the instructions to share information with your readers without having to re-create your work:

SlideshareSlideshare

You can now embed a slideshare presentation in the same way as a YouTube video: by placing the url of the presentation on its own line in a blog post/page. This option is ideal for members who don’t want to activate a plugin before embedding a document.

You can upload documents in the following formats:

Adobe PDF (.pdf)
Microsoft Word (.doc .docx, .txt)
Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt,.pps,.pptx, .ppsx, .potx)
OpenOffice (.odt, .odp, .ods)
Apple Mac Formats (.zip, .key, .iWorks)
Videos (all commons formats)
You will need to create an account on Slideshare in order to embed/download presentations.


scribdLogoScribd

The Simpler iPaper plugin is an effective way to add a document to your blog posts or pages from your Scribd account. After activating this plugin, you can embed a document into your post and share information with your readers without having to re-create your work. To learn how to embed a document from your Scribd account visit the following page on the CUNY Academic Commons Codex.

You can upload documents in the following formats:

Adobe PDF (.pdf)
Adobe PostScript (.ps)
Microsoft Word (.doc/ .docx)
Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt/.pps/.pptx)
Microsoft Excel (.xls/.xlsx)
OpenOffice Text Document (.odt, .sxw)
OpenOffice Presentation Document (.odp, .sxi)
OpenOffice Spreadsheet (.ods, .sxc)
All OpenDocument formats
Plain text (.txt)
Rich text format (.rtf)
You will need to create an account on Scribd in order to embed documents/presentations.


PreziPrezi

Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that allows you to create dynamic zooming presentations. In order to embed a Prezi presentation, you will first need to activate the Prezi WP Plugin. To learn how to embed Prezi presentations into your blog, visit the following page on the CUNY Academic Commons Codex.

 

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