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
|Document publisher (similar to Issuu)||
Upload PDF documents, magazines or slideshows and the tool provides code for a viewer plugin to include on your website to browse documents online.
|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.
|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.
|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.