Creating Decks and Slides
Deck and Slide Organisation
Using Your Decks and Slides
Registration and Sign In
Settings and Accounts
and User Stats
Content can be published on SlideWiki by:
Creating, uploading and copying decks that can contain any number of slides.
Appending or adding slides and decks to other decks with the ability to repurpose, revert and review slides.
Content can also be published on SlideWiki by:
Sharing and collaborating decks with colleagues and students allowing for questioning, commenting, searching and tagging.
Translating and downloading decks - localise slides and decks by translating them into other languages. Download decks in PDF, ePub or SCORM format.
If you do not have an account Sign Up by selecting the text below the form and fill in the registration or use a social media provider.
Select the fact you are not
If required, select the appropriate images and verify your answers. You can try several times.
You will then receive an email to verify your account.
If you are a screen reader user you may wish to use the Audio reCAPTCHA.
You can navigate to this by using your TAB key on your keyboard or by using
a swipe gesture on your mobile device.
You will then receive an email in order to verify your account.
Once successfully verified you will automatically return to the Sign In page and be able to use the account once you have received an activation email.
Next time select the Sign In button and fill in the form or use your social media accounts.
You will need to select your Personal Profile drop down menu in order to select settings.
in order to change or add to your user information.
In Settings you will also find options to upload or change your profile image.
The profile tab under personal settings is selected by default.
You can upload a new profile image, use the default gravatar image or remove an image.
You can also alter your personal data.
Within your personal data settings
is the option to change the
User Interface Language.
After altering your personal data and/or changing your profile image select Submit Changes.
Select the Account tab under personal settings.
This will allow
you to change your password
or deactivate your account.
To change your password type in the old password, create a new password then retype
Then select Submit Password.
To deactivate your account select
Deactivate my account. This can be
recovered by an administrator.
Within your personal settings there is the option to change your accounts language.
This is referred to as your User Interface Language.
Select Authorized Accounts under personal settings.
You will need to allow social media providers to have access to your account.
Choose which social media provider
you want to use.
SlideWiki enables you to create user groups that are given rights to view and/or edit your slides.
To access your Groups go to your personal profile dropdown menu.
Then select the Create new group button.
Create Groups by choosing a name (1) and adding members who have already signed up to SlideWiki.
Names may appear as you start typing in the form (2).
When you give Admin rights members will be able to add and remove members from the group.
Group administrators can see stats, add other administrators and members.
Group members can see other members and add playlists.
Save the group and you will have access to it when you make new decks.
You can also delete the group if required.
You can access notifications by going to your personal profile dropdown menu.
Then select Notifications on the drop down menu.
Here you will see notifications of activities on your own decks or those you have subscribed to
You can filter (1) the types of activity displayed in notifications.
You can subscribe to receive notifications on any deck or playlist.
Manage your subscriptions using the notifications settings.
You can delete all notifications.
You can also delete a single notification.
Select User Stats under
This provides an interactive
activity timeline, popular
tags and a user engagement overview.
The Activity Timeline is interactive and you can select required information.
Within the Activity Timeline you can select whether it shows the number of Edits, Likes
Within the Activity Timeline you can also select what time period you wish to view from the Last 7 days to the
Last 2 years.
The Popular Tags update according
to which options are selected on the
Use the home page search box.
It will send you to a page with the results and optional filters.
You can refine your search by selecting:
Advanced Options are also available that allow you to combine search filters.
These features help you to refine your search further.
For example, you might want to search by Language and Owners.
Once you have selected the Advanced Options you require then select the Submit button.
Use the search Filters to find decks, for example by languages.
Once selected the filter will alter results based on that filter.
You can sort search results by Relevance or by Last updated.
Deck: a collection of slides used for presentations, sharing and collaboration.
The name of Deck is displayed at the top of Deck Tree.
The Decks and Slides structure on SlideWiki are listed in the Deck Tree.
Here you can also:
Sub-decks can be used to group slides within a deck.
These are indicated as yellow folders within the
Note: including too many slides or sub-decks in one deck can lead to slow performance.
Playlists should be used to group large decks.
Slides: may contain text, images or videos.
Each slide is indicated as a document within the deck tree.
Deck and Sub-deck views: These remain as yellow folders with a title when you select the Show Thumbnails control at the bottom of the deck tree.
Your slides become images which can be very helpful when checking content.
Creator / owner: the user who created the deck or slide.
Contributor: a user who can edit a deck or slide
Group: users that have permission to edit a deck or playlist. Group admins can add/remove members of a group.
Create a new deck
Import from PowerPoint (*.pptx) or OpenDocument Presentation (*.odp) or from an exported deck.
Copy or fork someone else's deck.
Append or add a deck to another deck.
Select Add Deck at the top right of your screen.
Then fill in the form as required.
Accessing your My Decks, Shared Decks, Recommended Decks or Playlists can be done by selecting your personal profile dropdown menu.
Then select your Decks. This will take you to another page where you can select further options.
View decks, open one deck
or a presentation as a slide show from your
You can also open decks from Shared Decks,
You are taken to the Deck Landing Page when you select the Deck title text in for example Shared Decks.
By selecting the yellow folder in the thumbnail this will open the deck.
By selecting the play button in the thumbnail this will start the deck slideshow in a new browser window.
The Title and Language of your deck are required fields.
Once the deck language is set this cannot be changed but you can add additional languages.
You can also choose the deck theme when in the form.
You can provide a Desciption for the Deck.
You can also specify the Education Level, for example Bachelor's/
You can choose a Subject by entering a term, for example 'Physical'.
When you select 'Physical Sciences' this becomes a tag.
Architecture and building
Agriculture, forestry and fishery
Business and Administration
Engineering & engineering trades
Journalism and information
Literacy and numeracy
Manufacturing and processing
Mathematics and statistics
Not known or unspecified
Social & behavioural science
Teacher training & education science
The same process can be used for specifying Tags.
For example, entering the term 'Data' to find the Tag 'Data Science'.
Agree terms and Creative Commons requirements by checking the tick boxes.
It is important to check for copyright when using images or videos and or uploading presentations before publication.
SlideWiki allows you to upload existing presentations and supports:
Open Office (.odp)
Export SlideWiki Deck (.zip)
Fill out the form, the terms and license are required fields.
To upload a file use the Select File button.
Select Add Deck
Agree to the terms and license by checking the tick boxes.
Please wait as the file uploads.This may take time if there are many slides and large images.
The upload completes
with a green bar and then
a Deck created! dialogue box appears.
A slide preview is provided.
Check and adapt the output in SlideWiki.
Speaker Notes, tags and accessibility attributes for images should be saved by SlideWiki.