This theme enables collections of media content (termed “items”) where contributions can be made without requiring logins or providing personally identifying information. The options can allow you to offer a field for add the media by URL from the following services, a subset of ones WordPress supports by Embed:

  • Flickr photos
  • Giphy animated GIFs
  • Mixcloud audio
  • Slideshare presentations
  • Soundcloud audio
  • SpeakerDeck presentations
  • TED Talks video
  • Vimeo video
  • YouTube video

In addition, special code has been added to support similarly for:

  • Adobe Spark Pages
  • Adobe Spark Videos
  • Internet Archive audio or video

Media can also be added by any direct URL to audio in mp3, ogg, or m4a formats or jpg, png, or gif images. Site owners can also enable an upload button for image and sound files in mp3, ogg, or m4a (audi0) or jpg, png, gif (image). Other features that can be activated to entry provide fields for (and require or not), descriptions, a credit source name and a selection of a reuse licenses. The SPLOT-Box theme was developed by Alan Levine while on a fellowship at Thompson Rivers University.  You can read about the many other SPLOTs Alan has developed (many of which are available here at OpenETC) at  You can support Alan’s work via his Patreon site.

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