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Best solution for my Ezine

  1. Im creating an Ezine (couple of them) based on PDF format (this is a fact, cannot be changed). Im looking to create a website for each ezine on wordpress, and was wondering what was the best solution for the setup.

    I first thought of just attaching the ezine to a post, categorizing them in "issues" and so forth. The problem is with this is that is VERY unfriendly to people who don´t surf the web that much.

    The second idea i had was to embed the pdf to a certain post, maybe a "page" for each issue of my ezine, but im not sure this is the right path.

    Finally i came across a service called "slideshare", and i thought of putting my pdf as "slides" and sharing them embedding them to my post, but it seems wordpress does not have support for this service and they only allow attachments of 20MB, wich is a problem for me.

    I think i´ll go the classic "post for each issue with attachment or link to the attachment", but i´m really not happy with it. So, if any of you have a better idea (not necessarily free) please let me know. The only requirements are that the ezine is on PDF and i need the simplest-friendliest web support for this project for people connecting and reading are not computer literate.
    Thanks !

  2. Unfortunately slideshare operates on embeds. Embeds and objects, javascript and forms are stripped for security reasons, as we all share a multi-user blogging platform. That means if I hacked into a single blog via a corrupt embed, I would be able to gain access to all the other blogs.

    You can send in a feedback and make a request. You can also use the search box and find threads where this has been discussed before for a more comprehensive overview of the issues in our context.

    Or may someone can come up with a better solution for you. Your quest was:

    So, if any of you have a better idea (not necessarily free) please let me know. The only requirements are that the ezine is on PDF and i need the simplest-friendliest web support for this project for people connecting and reading are not computer literate.
    Good luck. :)

  3. I'm thinking that WordPress.org might have some plugins or other solutions for this, so why not surf their forum as well? It's not that difficult to find hosting and get it running, and you have more options than you do here at WordPress.com. It is more work, though.

  4. Actually I don't see why making a post with stuff like a contents listing or hints on what the issue contains and attaching teh *.pdf to the post wouldn't work?

  5. Your best bet is http://www.scribd.com/, but you will have to host somewhere else because you can't embed anything here.

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