Tag Archives: Embeds

Editing and embedding Google Maps

I love editing and playing around with maps. The map shown below was created using Google Maps. In order to create your own map with Google Maps you need to have a Google account. I have made a brief video that describes the basic editing process, as well as how to add pictures to placemarkers. […]

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Embedding a Document in Your Blog

Uploading a document to a blog is always pretty unsatisfactory as all you get is a simple download text link. Much nicer to embed the document in a window which allows you to scroll up and down the document; flick backwards and forwards through the page; switch to full screen; or even print it. For […]

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Adding Bling to your Blog

Top Creative Blogger, Jack Sloan, from Ferry Lane Primary School in London has created this really useful video which takes you through some of the basic cosmetic tweaks such as changing blog themes and headers, adding widgets and traffic counters etc. Absolutely ideal for teachers new to blogging. Thanks, Jack!   Bling Your Blog from […]

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Choosing your flavour of WordPress

WordPress has rapidly developed into the world’s most popular web platform currently powering 12% of the active websites on the Internet. The reason for this is simple, it is powerful, flexible and Open Source, meaning that developers can easily add to the functionality of the platform  as the source code is freely available. It’s very […]

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Anithings – brilliant animation tool

At the BETT show last week I was working on the RM stand as part of the Lightbox team. The tool that I took the greatest pleasure in demonstrating was Anithings, a simple and creative animation tool that links effortlessly with blogs. The main point of difference with Anithings and other animation tools is that […]

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