Monthly Archives: July 2015

Embedding a Twitter Feed

You can embed a twitter feed – your own or a hashtag you like to follow – into your blog by creating a widget in twitter, copying and pasting the embed code here, into the ‘text’ field of your blog. … Continue reading

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Embed a visual link

I love ’embedly’ – a cool little cloud based app you can use to embed a visual URL like the following: Yvonne Dawydiak (@yvonnedtechtalk) | Twitter or Portfolios To create an ’embedly’: Go to the website http://embed.ly/ “Create Embed” Paste … Continue reading

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Embedding Video

As with images, it is important to protect the privacy of your students when embedding video content. There should be no recognizable students in the video if you are uploading it to your eP. There are a few ways to … Continue reading

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‘Downloading’ your Site (for back up and/or export)

While UBC blogs keeps a backup of your site, I think it’s always a good idea to keep my own backup copy. For info on how to export your site (or just certain pages or posts in your site) and … Continue reading

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Embedding slideshows from other sites

You can create some elegant slideshows using ‘third party’ sites such as ‘Slideshare’ or ‘Flickr’ and embed them in your WordPress post or page. This is fairly easy to do as long as you remember to click the ‘Text’ editor … Continue reading

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