BigFoot has landed: a brand new design for our presentation pages

At SlideShare, we want to help you improve the way you communicate and share your ideas. The “presentation page” (the page you see when you look at a presentation) is the main page for sharing your ideas via SlideShare, and we want the focus of that page to be your content.

We’ve redesigned the presentation page to make it cleaner, and increased the footprint size of your presentations. Someone on the team nick-named the new design “Bigfoot” and the name stuck!

Screenshot of BigFoot presentation design
  • With Bigfoot, you’ll be viewing presentations (and documents, videos, webinars) in an engaging, darkened theater that focuses attention on the content.
  • Discover presentations related to what you’re viewing.
  • Sharing with your friends on SlideShare, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn is a lot easier.
  • Find stats and more about the presentation, all in one place.

All of the features you’re used to, like sharing on social networks, embedding, and displaying number of views are still on your presentation pages. They’re all just easier to see while still keeping your presentation as the center attraction.

Want to try it? Go to any presentation and click on the link in the yellow banner at the top of the page. Or go directly to the Bigfoot page and opt-in. You can always switch back to the old design from the same opt-in page.

As always, we’re listening. So tell us what you think. Whether you’ve got bouquets or brick and bats, send them our way!

17 Responses to “BigFoot has landed: a brand new design for our presentation pages”

  1. Alessandra

    Interesting, but I don’t see any way of getting back to the normal display.
    Can you please explain better how to do this?
    I’m stuck!

  2. ManfredC

    This is much better than the old design. I want all my slideshare-viewers to see my slideshare-slides like this. How can I opt in for that? Please make it standard for all viewers!

  3. çetin erbek

    ben slideshare.netin ileti?im bölümünden ileti?im kuramad?m bu siteyi yapanlar bitane canl? destek yada mail bölümü koyamam??larm? bu siteye anlamad?m. ben bikere 49 dolara üyelik ald?m ve sürem dolmadan kapad?n?z üyeli?imi ama bana hala üzerinden 3 ay geçmesine ra?men ben hala banka extresinde e 49 dolar para ödüyorum bu nas?l oluyo bir. ikinciside böylebi?ey oluyosa benim üyeli?im neden kapan?yo bunu ö?renmek istiyorum.

  4. Darren Prior

    Have you made Bigfoot the standard template now? I hope not. I opted in and then out of it but I still have the template. White is the best colour for design and marketing I know from my limited editorial design days in college and although for many the new design with the black background may be welcome I would prefer, in my case anyway, to have the original design.

  5. Anand

    hate it, can’t seem to revert too. It’s a great disadvantage for pro users trying to do branding on white. I completely agree with Darren.