A couple of exciting new additions to Edublogs this week, the MyBlogLog widget and the ability to embed Slideshare in your posts.

New edublogs plugins

To set up the MyBlogLog widget just cruise to ‘Sidebar Widgets’ under ‘Presentation’ and drag and drop.

To embed a Slideshare slide just copy it’s wordpress.com embed ID… replace with spaces the ‘id=’, ‘&doc=’ and delete the &w=425. More info on that here.

Update: You can now just copy and paste the code they provide for WordPress.com, i.e.

Thanks to Ring Of Blogs for the fix.