After you create a slideshow through Open Office Impress, you can export it as a PDF file, upload it to Google Docs, and then use a Google Docs Viewer gadget to add your slideshow to a page on your Google Sites website. This document explains how to use Open Office Impress, Google Sites, and Google Docs to prepare to add a slideshow to a Google Sites page; and then add that slideshow to a Google Sites website.
Preparing to Add a Slideshow to a Google Sites Page
Before you can upload an Open Office Impress slideshow to a Google Sites page, you need to do the following:
1 – Create a slideshow through OpenOffice.org Impress according to Creating a Slideshow Through Open Office Impress.
2 – If necessary, create a Google account, such as Gmail. For more information, see Google Accounts.
3 – Create a Google Sites account, and then use it to create a website according to Creating a Website Through Google Sites.
4 – Create a Google Docs account. For more information, see Google Docs.
Adding Slideshow to Google Sites
After preparing to add a slideshow to a google sites page according the procedure above, you can upload your slideshow to Google Docs and then add it to your Google Sites website according to the following procedure:
1 – Open your Impress slideshow (an ODP file), click “File,” click “Export as PDF,” click “Export,” and then click “Save” to save your slideshow as a PDF file.
2 – Open Google Docs, sign in, click “Upload,” and then click “Select files to upload.”
3 – Navigate to and select the slideshow PDF file you had created in step 1, click “Open,” click “Private,” select “Public on the web,” and then click “Start upload.”
4 – Click your slideshow PDF file, select the entire URL (at the top of your browser), and then press “Ctrl+C” to copy the URL of your slideshow PDF file.
5 – Open Google Sites, click the website into which you wish to add your slideshow. If you wish, create a new page for your slideshow. Open the page on which to display your slideshow, click “Edit this page,” and then place your cursor (blinking insertion point) where you wish to add your slideshow.
6 – Click “Insert,” click “More gadgets,” type “google docs viewer” into the search field, click “Search,” and then click “Google Docs Viewer.”
7- Place your cursor in the Document URL field, press “Ctrl+V” to paste the URL of your slideshow PDF file (from step 4) into the field, click “OK,” and then click “Save.”
8- Sign out of all Google tools (including Sites and Docs), and then open your Google Sites website. Your slideshow should be similar to this Widget Business Model.
Hopefully, the procedures in this document have helped you add an Open Office Impress slideshow to a page on a Google Sites website.