SlideShare for WordPress by Yoast


Easily embed SlideShare presentations or documents into your WordPress posts.


Just paste the URL of a presentation on its own line in a post, hit Publish / Update and you’re done.

Embed with shortcode

Once installed, simply go to any SlideShare presentation, click on Share and copy / paste the WordPress embed code.

Development on GitHub
Development for the SlideShare plugin happens in this GitHub repository, bug reports and pull requests are welcome there.

More info:


  • Screenshot of the SlideShare plugin configuration page.


Installation is easy:

Through backend:

  • Search for ‘slideshare’.
  • Install and activate the plugin.
  • Start embedding SlideShare presentations!

Through FTP:

  • Download the plugin.
  • Unzip the plugin file.
  • Upload the slideshare folder to the plugins directory of your blog.
  • Enable the plugin in your admin panel.
  • Start embedding SlideShare presentations!

If you want to change the default width:

  • Go to the options panel under Options.
  • Choose the width you want the presentations to have.
  • Press “Update Settings”.
  • You’re done.

Preguntas frecuentes

How do I embed a presentation?

Two options:
* Either embed the URL of the presentation on a line of its own.
* Copy the WordPress embed code.


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Registro de cambios


Release Date: August 4th, 2016

  • Bugfixes

    • Fixes a security issue where an admin could XSS another admin by saving a setting. Thanks Robert Abela from Netsparker for reporting and responsibly disclosing this issue.
    • Fixes a PHP notice in the settings and on the frontend.
    • Fixes a bug where the translations where not loaded.
  • Enhancements

    • Adds seven new translations.


  • Bugfixes

    • Add missing function options_init function, fixes fatal error.
  • Enhancements

    • Namespace all functions and classes.
    • Moved development to GitHub.
    • Removed unused classes from CSS and unused images from plugin download.


  • Enhancements
    • Made the plugin work with version 2 of SlideShare’s oembed API.
    • Made the plugins always use SSL for embedding.
    • Remove the credit link back to Slideshare.
    • Optimize code.
    • Remove Yoast dashboard widget.
  • i18n updates:
    • Added fa_IR & hu_HU


  • Fixed bug in dashboard widget.
  • Improved plugin backend.
  • Improved i18n support.
  • Added donation box (hint 😉 ).



  • Fixed localization.


  • Added .pot file and made entire plugin ready for localization.


  • Added proper settings for default presentation width, and automatic inheritance of presentation width from theme, if the theme sets it properly.
  • Switched to register_setting API.


  • Apparently I’m a moron and I forgot to add a form tag to the plugin settings page, making it impossible to update the settings.


  • Upgraded backend class.


  • Added missing CSS for Backend Class.


  • Removed redundant admin_menu action per this suggestion.
  • Upgraded backend class to 0.1.1.


  • Switched to new Yoast Plugin Backend, no functionality changes, just a nicer admin page.


  • Fixed some bugs.


  • Updated for the new embed code possibilities, as described here.


  • Added settings link on plugins page and Ozh admin menu icon.


  • Fixes for WordPress 2.6.


  • Fixed plugin to use the Shortcode API, thereby decreasing code size.
  • Fixed minimum version requirement.


  • Updated interface to 2.5 standards.


  • Initial commit.