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Embedding a prezi in a web site

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While hosting and sharing Prezis on prezi.com can get

Embedding a prezi in a web site

While hosting and sharing Prezis on prezi.com can get you some exposure, especially if you created a mind-blowing Prezi, another great way to share your Prezi is by embedding it right into your own website or blog. Embedding a Prezi works just like embedding a YouTube video would. In that case, YouTube gives you a block of embed code, you copy and paste it into the HTML of your site or the body of your blog post. And the video player appears on your page, Prezi works the same way. To embed a Prezi you don't need to upload the Prezi itself to your site, it is actually still hosted on prezi.com.

To grab that small bit of HTML start at the your PreziĀ“s page on prezi.com and then click on the name of the Prezi that you want to embed, and then we are on the preview page here. And, you can click Embed to bring up this new dialog here, and this is a place you can set the width and the height of your embedded Prezi to fit best on your site. This setting is totally up to you depending on the dimensions of your site. If you're not sure about the dimensions, just use the default. You can always edit it later to fit just right. Next, you can decide how you want your site visitors to interact with your Prezi.

You can let them pan and zoom around freely. Or you can constrain them to your path points, walking them through the Prezi in a set sequence. I'll choose that option. And once you've made your choices, click, Copy code to clipboard. And now you can paste the code onto your webpage or blog. One note about blogs and embed code. Some blogging platforms, such as Wordpress, don't like it when you try to enter code into a blog post. It will strip out some of the characters breaking your code. However, most major blogging platforms will have a plug-in to allow Flash imbed code or even specifically Prezi embed code.

WordPress does have a Prezi plug-in available. Here's a Prezi embedded in my WordPress blog. As you can see, embedded Prezis can have very simple navigation. So that visitors can easily click through them without having to know how to use Prezi. And that's it! Another great way to share your Prezis with the world.

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Up and Running with Prezi

47 video lessons · 25839 viewers

Lisa Larson-Kelley
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  1. 5m 5s
    1. Welcome
      39s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      1m 14s
    3. Following along in this course
      2m 35s
    4. Dealing with updates
      37s
  2. 8m 24s
    1. What makes a good prezi?
      2m 48s
    2. Planning your presentation
      2m 47s
    3. Best practices
      2m 49s
  3. 7m 22s
    1. Understanding the online editor
      1m 22s
    2. Using the Prezi desktop
      6m 0s
  4. 19m 9s
    1. Creating an account
      2m 33s
    2. Creating prezis
      4m 15s
    3. Understanding the interface
      8m 9s
    4. Navigating the interface
      1m 3s
    5. Moving, scaling, and rotating with the Transformation tool
      2m 4s
    6. Understanding Home view
      1m 5s
  5. 10m 55s
    1. Using the Theme Wizard
      4m 45s
    2. Understanding 3D backgrounds
      1m 49s
    3. Importing from PowerPoint
      4m 21s
  6. 21m 25s
    1. Creating text
      4m 10s
    2. Creating frames
      3m 16s
    3. Drawing shapes
      5m 27s
    4. Adding diagrams
      4m 5s
    5. Adding web links
      4m 27s
  7. 11m 54s
    1. Rotating and aligning elements
      5m 3s
    2. Layering elements
      1m 28s
    3. Grouping elements
      5m 23s
  8. 24m 23s
    1. Inserting images
      6m 43s
    2. Inserting video
      5m 3s
    3. Inserting sound
      1m 59s
    4. Inserting Flash files
      2m 54s
    5. Inserting files
      2m 23s
    6. Organizing assets
      1m 35s
    7. Navigating and rearranging with paths
      3m 46s
  9. 5m 29s
    1. Autoplaying the presentation
      1m 52s
    2. Adding frame animations
      3m 37s
  10. 5m 34s
    1. Editing with others in Prezi Meeting
      3m 43s
    2. Presenting remotely
      1m 51s
  11. 10m 2s
    1. Publishing your prezi
      2m 1s
    2. Configuring privacy settings
      2m 36s
    3. Embedding a prezi in a web site
      1m 59s
    4. Downloading a portable prezi
      3m 26s
  12. 9m 5s
    1. Approaches to presenting
      3m 6s
    2. Presenting from a browser
      1m 8s
    3. Portable prezis
      1m 21s
    4. Presenting from the desktop
      1m 43s
    5. Using Smart Zoom
      1m 47s
  13. 54s
    1. Next steps
      54s

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