We’re super-happy to announce that WordPress.com now supports slideshare embeds. This has been a feature that our uses have been requesting since we launched.
Since wordpress.com strips out embedded code by default, the way is works is you grab a special “wordpress short code” from slideshare. You paste that … Read More..
We are rolling out two important features on Slideshare:
File Download– From now onwards, you can download the original presentation files from Slideshare. This will be possible, only if the person who uploaded the slideshow has allowed the downloading. We are introducing this feature based on the constant feedback … Read More..
Well the rewiring of our network has been an adventure! The site is completely back to normal (has been for a few hours), except we’re still having some trouble sending emails. So if you just signed up for slideshare and haven’t received your confirmation email, sit tight! It’ll come in … Read More..
At the “art of the start” conference last week, Michael Arrington from TechCrunch was interviewed by Guy Kawasaki about “How to Get on TechCrunch”. Michael basically said that you shouldn’t use words like “revolutionary” and “web 2.0” to describe your site: it’s too generic and doesn’t carry any information. He … Read More..
Jonathan Boutelle, our CTO, has been interviewed in indezine, the a magazine for presentation professionals. Read more here.
Here’s an excerpt:
The most inspiring thing to me about SlideShare is the number of teachers that are using SlideShare to share lessons and lecture slides. I love the … Read More..
Business 2.0 has posted an interview with Jonathan Boutelle, CTO of Slideshare. In it, Jonathan goes into some depth about what kinds of activity we’re seeing on the site, and what kind of features we’re planning for the immediate future.
My favorite quote:
What we’re seeing, though, is that … Read More..
Lots of educators are starting to use slideshare, both for sharing their presentations to peers, and for sharing their classroom presentations. So making sure that slideshare plays nicely with online Course Management Systems is especially important to us.
Christopher Craft has published a detailed guide showing how to integrate slideshare … Read More..