Reveal Presentation Slides plugin is the best way:
After installing Reveal Presentation Slides plugin (plugin Installation) follow these steps to add new and setup slides.
So you can manage speaker notes on your laptop and display slides on external bigger screen or projector
The next step is to setup Slides
After installing plugin (plugin Installation) go to Dashboard → Slides → New Slide and create you first slide.
If your knowledge of HTML and CSS are poor it is better to create slide like an image and then add it to content of a slide. Press Add Media above content area, select and upload your image for a slide.
Use this slide in slideshow - if you check this option, current slide will be displayed on the page. Default is checked.
Duration time of current slide (works if enabled in Settings → Slides → Presentation Slides Settings → Enable Autoslide)
Here goes notes for speaker (any length text with HTML allowed). Speaker notes display in separate window and you can read it during your presentation.
NOTE! To display speaker notes on front-end just press "S" on your keyboard.
You can set Slide background color.
You can set Full background image.
The last option is Full background video. You can upload your video to your web-site, or insert external video (Youtube, Vimeo, etc.).
To insert external video you should copy-paste html code provided by video hosting services like Youtube, Vimeo, etc.
For Youtube, read instructions HERE
For Vimeo instructions HERE
If you want fullscreen video - it is recommended way to add video to a slide.
It is very convenient to group Slides in categories. You can add as many categories for Slides as you need.
From the right see Categories → All Categories find your desired category, check it and press "Update" or "Publish".
Speaker Notes is very convenient way to manage Slides and all your presentation.
How to add link to your slides page:
- After you install Reveal Presentation plugin Go to Dashboard → Appearance → Menus select your Primary Menu (or create new with Display location checked as Primary Menu).
- On the left column you can see elements which you can add to menu, select Slides → View All → check Slides and click Add to Menu.
- Now go to your front page and you should see new menu item appeared.
don't forget to extend your screen on both monitors
Slides change on main window too.
This document covers the installation, set up, and use of this plugin, and provides answers and solutions to common problems. We encourage you to first read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties before contacting our support team.
If you have a problem with the plugin or found a bug, please let us know via email firstname.lastname@example.org. We take pride in our customer support and we will do what we can to assist you. If you are experiencing a plugin issue, please first turn off all third party plugins to see if the problem persists.
Please note that support is only offered for Reveal Presentation plugin.
For now only manual installation is possible. First clone or download plugin from Github
Then manually upload your new WordPress plugin, login with your credentials to your website and locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files. Upload the zipped Revealpresentation folder into the: wp-content/plugins folder. And inside this folder extract .zip file. Below example of some Hosting provider File Manager:
Once uploaded, activate the plugin by heading to the “Plugins” menu in the WordPress Dashboard. Locate the Reveal Presentation plugin and hit “Activate”.
After successful installation in your Dashboard you should see a new Reveal Presentation plugin appeared
After activation you'll see a notice to install required plugins
Press "Begin installing plugins" and install all required plugins
Now reload page! (Press F5)
You'll notice that new menu items appeared "Slides", and in Settings "Slides"
Later you'll know what it is
Update your permalinks. Go to Settings → Permalinks and click "Save Changes"
Congratulation! Your initial installation complete.
Reveal Presentation plugin comes with some additional options, which can be found on Dashboard → Settings → Slides.
"Enable Autoslide" If enabled, slides change automatically every 15 seconds, but you can change time editing every slide. Go to Slides →Edit Slide.
"Enable Slides continous loop" - If enabled, after last slide goes first (click left arrow or right arrow or swipe left - right on mobile devices).
Note! First create navigation for your slides or use any existed navigation menus for you slides.
It is recommended to create new items in main navigation for your slides. How to create navigation for slides. After you've created navigation or added new item (category for slides) to your existed navigation, in Settings → Slides appears new item in selected list. This list is navigation location name under title "Select your website main navigation to display on Slides page".
Select your navigation location name (location for menus is below your menu on "Menu Settins" - "Display location").
Go to Dashboard → Appearance → Menus, click Categories → View All on the left, check any category you need and click Add to Menu.