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Dot Embed

Description

Dot Embed is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to embed Product Finders, Interactive Conversations, Assessments, Calculators, Configurators, Quizzes, Interactive videos, Games and much more into your WordPress website or blog. Create your interactive content on dot.vu and embed it using easy to configure shortcodes. If you have any questions or need help regarding the usage of this plugin please reach out to us at dot.vu or via email to info@dot.vu

What is Dot?

Powered by a wide range of types of interactive content, the Dot platform gives marketers full creative freedom in crafting highly immersive Interactive Experiences that stand out in the crowd and delight audiences.
Create device-responsive, SEO-friendly, socially-integrated Interactive Content in minutes. No coding. No hosting. No fuss.

Interactive Content Types

Interactive Conversations

Take your marketing to the next level with custom, branded games. Engage people and attract loads of new potential customers to your business.

Quizzes

Create a fun quiz where the user answers questions and scores points.

Interactive Videos

Transform any video into an engaging interactive experience with hotspots, custom journeys, navigation menus, social plug-ins, input forms, quizzes and contests.

Marketing Games

Take your marketing to the next level with custom, branded games. Engage people and attract loads of new potential customers to your business.

Contests

Create engaging contests and sweepstakes with automated winner selection.

Personality Tests

Plug personal traits, preferences, needs and pain-points to a specific solution.

Evaluations

Engage your audience with tests that evaluate skills, abilities, attitudes, needs or personality traits and provide custom results.

Solution Builders

Provide your audience with fully customized advice, suggestions or solutions to suit their individual needs.

Interactive Ebooks

EBooks with polls, interactive images, multimedia & much more.

Online Advent Calendars

Create a series of ‘locked’ prizes, contests, games and challenges for each day leading up to Christmas.

And many more which you can find at dot.vu/content-types.

HOW TO: Embed a Page or App

After you have installed and activated this plugin (check the Installation tab):
1. Go to dot.vu and to any page you wish to embed on WordPress, click the “Put on Website” button, go to the WordPress tab, and copy the generated shortcode.
2. Paste the shortcode wherever WordPress allows shortcodes to be used, such as pages and posts. The shortcode includes various fields that can be configured in your page editor.
3. Preview your content to make sure you have it configured with the right size for example, then publish!
If you have any questions or need help, just reach out to us at dot.vu.

Installation

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Dot Embed, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type “Dot Embed” and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our Dot Embed plugin, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

Updating

Automatic updates should work like a charm, no worries there.

FAQ

Can I use this code on other platforms?

You can find other embed options in your page editor if you want to embed in other platforms, but the code generated with the WordPress Embed option (on your page editor at Dot) is meant to be used only with WordPress along with this plugin.

Does this plugin support older versions of WordPress?

This plugin was developed for WordPress 4.7.3 and we can’t guarantee that it will work on earlier versions of WordPress.

Contributors & Developers

“Dot Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Translate “Dot Embed” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0

  • First version of dotembed.

2.0

  • New loading customization functionality.

2.1

  • Small review that fixes a few compatibility issues with other plugins.

3.0

  • Introduced iframeFix parameter to cope with Safari and IE browsers strict cookie policies.

IMPORTANT
If you upgrade to the latest version and you are already using another method of coping with the Safari embedding issue you must either disable that method as the plugin now automatically takes care of that, or you can disable this plugin’s feature by going to Settings > Dot Embed and unchecking the “Enable iframe fix for Safari and Internet Explorer” checkbox.

3.1

  • Introduced support for the gacrossdomaintracking parameter which gets the embed library to wait for Google Analytics to be loaded in order to share client IDs via the Linker plugin of Google Analytics.

3.2

  • Introduced customdomainlink parameter for embedding using custom domains and paths, relevant for SEO crediting.