How to embed SpeakerDeck Presentations in WordPress

With EmbedPress, you can add SpeakerDeck Presentations to WordPress, using just a URL.

SpeakerDeck embeds are possible, but they’re not easy to use via normal methods. EmbedPress is different. With EmbedPress, you don’t have to mess around with embed code. All you need is the SpeakerDeck Presentation URL.

Here’s how to embed any SpeakerDeck Presentation into your WordPress site, using the EmbedPress plugin.

Step #1. Install the EmbedPress plugin

EmbedPress is a very helpful plugin that expands and improves on WordPress’ capabilities. Install EmbedPress and your WordPress site will become far more powerful. Click here to find EmbedPress on WordPress.org.

Step #2. Set Up Your SpeakerDeck Account

  1. Login/Register to SpeakerDeck.com (Optional)
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  2. Use search option or browse their categories to reach you preferred presentation
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  3. On Directory page, click the presentation that you want to embed
  4. Copy the URL from address bar from presentation view page.
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Step #3. Publish your SpeakerDeck Embeds

Now you have the SpeakerDeck Presentation URL, you can add it to WordPress.

  1. Go to your WordPress site.
  2. Edit a post or page.
  3. Add your SpeakerDeck URL into the content area, with the “Visual” tab enabled.
  4. You will see a purple background with a “Loading your embed …” message:
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  5. Your URL will automatically be transformed into an embed of your SpeakerDeck Presentation.
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Step #4. Edit your SpeakerDeck Embeds

While editing your WordPress content, you can also edit your embed, thanks to EmbedPress.

  1. Hover over the embed, and a purple button will appear.
  2. Click the pencil and a pop-up screen will appear with more options.
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  3. You can now change the embed URL, plus you can also control the maximum width and height of the embed.
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