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Embedding Slideshare resources
06 April 2009, 2:19 AM
is there a way of embedding Slideshare offerings in Mahara? I have tried the embed command but without luck. Any advice appreciated.
06 April 2009, 3:58 AMHi - what version of Mahara do you have? I added a filter to allow slideshare from Mahara 1.1.2.
23 May 2009, 3:41 PM
Hi, I may be missing something here, but I'm not quite sure how the SideShare filter is supposed to work.
Using Mahara 1.1.3
Under Administration > Administer Extensions > HTML Filters >Installed I can see http://slideshare.net.
However, Im not quite sure how to add a Slideshare to a Mahara view. If I use an External Video from Files, Images and Video and copy and paste the SlideShare 'embed' code it does not work - just a title with no content.
If I use a a Text Box from General, and add the SlideShare 'embed' code in HTML-editing mode, I get appropriate functional links to slideshare.net, but not the 'embedded' presentation I was expecting.
Am I just expecting too much?
19 July 2009, 11:16 AM
This is still an issue for me as well. We are running Mahara 1.1.3 and have the slideshare filter installed, but I'm unable to display a slideshare by using a Text Box and pasting in the embed code. Just like Geoff describes, it just shows a title and no content.
You can see my Mahara portfolio and how the slideshare embeds by seeing my portfolio at: http://moodle.castilleja.org/eportfolio/view/view.php?id=4 . The slidshare element is in the upper right hand corner. I also tried this on my test portfolio that I keep at the Mahara.org site and the same behavior was exhibited.
Palo Alto, California USA
19 July 2009, 7:01 PM
Hi - I just had a dig around, and discovered that the filter was out of date as slideshare had moved their flash player to a new URL (on slidesharecdn.com). I've updated the filter and it's committed now, so the fix will be in the next release!
If you're interested, the diff is here: http://git.mahara.org/?p=mahara.git;a=commitdiff;h=cf0f9d37c84718511cfba4a171a9ae4f932d2bae
13 November 2009, 12:49 PM
same problem here with slideshare? How to I integrate this filter into my installation?
15 November 2009, 6:26 PM
All versions from 1.1.4 onwards have the fixed filter already, I believe. You might need to upgrade.
If you're using a newer version and it's still not working, paste the URL to your slideshare presentation here so we can have a double check to make sure it works.
16 November 2009, 10:04 AM
Here's the link! The filter is installed but it's not working :(
16 November 2009, 12:18 PM
Tried it again with some other presentations:
I get appropriate functional links to slideshare.net, but not the 'embedded' presentation I was expecting.