Third party content tools
The Website Publishing team supply a number of widgets that can be used on University websites to comply with cookies legislation or more easily integrate with University systems.
Access the widgets
|Google map embed (including single pinned location)||Allows you to create a customised Google Map without privacy-invasive cookies. The tool provides a small amount of HTML code which can be used to embed the map on your website.||Google map embed|
|PURE profile embed||Allows you to search for a researcher and display their academic profile and a list of their publications on your website.||PURE profile embed|
|Twitter feed embed||Allows you to display a cookie free Twitter feed on your web pages.||Twitter feed embed|
|URL shortener - edin.ac||Quickly shorten any large ed.ac.uk URL to an edin.ac short URL.||URL shortener|
|Video embeds - YouTube and Vimeo (including playlists)||This tool uses YouTube or Vimeo video URLs and outputs a small amount of HTML code. You can use it to place cookie free video resources on your web pages.||Video embeds - YouTube/Vimeo|
These widgets are only for use within the ed.ac.uk domain.
We identified that some popular features on our websites were also making use of privacy-invasive cookies, putting the University in breach of EU legislation.
We have provided cookies-free alternatives to these features.
Cookie guidance - Website Support wiki [EASE login required]