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Slideshare-like Presentation in WordPress

How to Create a Slideshare-Like Presentation in WordPress

by Waseem Abbas on January 29, 2018

Are you planning to add a slideshare in your WordPress post? You may need to display a powerpoint presentation with slides on your website. In this tutorial, we will share how to create a slideshare-like presentation in WordPress.

By default, you can’t add a PPT or PDF on your site as slideshare. You’ll need to use a WordPress plugin like Soliloquy that has the dynamic abilities to convert your presentation or PDF into a beautiful slider.

To create a slideshare-like presentation in WordPress, you’ll need to follow these 4 steps:

  • Step 1. Install and activate Soliloquy slider plugin
  • Step 2. Install and activate Soliloquy’s PDF addon
  • Step 3. Create a new slider using your presentation
  • Step 4. Display slideshare-like presentation in WordPress

By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be able to create a slideshare-like presentation on your WordPress pages/posts that will look like as shown in this image below:

Slideshare-like Presentation in WordPress

Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Step 1: Install and Activate Soliloquy Slider Plugin

The first thing you need to do is to install and activate Soliloquy plugin on your WordPress site.

Soliloquy website

For assistance, you should check out this guide on how to install Soliloquy plugin.

Step 2: Install and Activate Soliloquy’s PDF Addon

Upon activating the plugin, you should go to Soliloquy » Addons to install and activate the PDF addon.

To access this addon, you must have Soliloquy’s Developer or Master license. Don’t have the same? You can upgrade your license here.

PDF Slider Addon

Using this addon, you can easily add the powerpoint presentations in PDF format on your website.

Step 3: Create a New Slider Using Your Presentation

To create a new slider, you need to go to Soliloquy » Add New from your WordPress admin. Let’s start by adding a title and click on the Select Files from Other Sources button.

Select Files

It will open a popup. You need to click on the Insert PDF option in the left sidebar. Now add your PDF file here.

Insert PDF File

Click on the Insert into Slider button. Once the upload is complete, you’ll see a success notification above the title.

Message

For basic settings, you should check out this guide on how to create a slider in WordPress.

Step 4: Display Slideshare-like Presentation in WordPress

After all the settings, you should click on the Publish button. Simply copy the shortcode from Soliloquy Slider Code widget.

Copy Shortcode

Go ahead and add a new WordPress page/post. You can also edit an existing page/post to display the presentation. In the visual editor, paste the shortcode.

Paste Shortcode

Hit the Publish/Update button on your WordPress page/post. You can visit your website to see the slideshare-like presentation that will look like as shown in this image below:

Slideshare-like Presentation in WordPress

We hope this tutorial has helped you to learn how to create a slideshare-like presentation in WordPress. You may also want to check out our guide on how to create a WordPress PDF slider. In case, your slider images are loading slow in WordPress, you should check this ultimate guide to boost speed and performance.

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Waseem Abbas is a content writer for SoliloquyWP and Envira Gallery.

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