GeoGebra Advanced Tutorial 10 – Embedding GeoGebra Applets in a WordPress blog

Micky Bullock has written a tutorial on how to embed a GeoGebra applet on WordPress blogs using iframe in the Secret Garden of Maths, so it is pointless for me to repeat the tutorial. Below, however, are some of the problems I encountered when I followed the tutorial and the solutions I did to display the applet. It is likely that you will encounter the same problem, so you may want to bookmark this post.

Commonly Encountered Problems

Problem 1: Applet does not display.
Solution: Update Java Runtime Environment.

Problem 2: Scrollbars appears on my applet.
Solution: Do one or more of the following:
a.) Be sure that your applet is smaller than the frame where you will place the applet.
b.) Set the table margin to 0 (see Figure below) in the HTML code. You can edit it using a text editor such as Notepad++.


c.) Be sure that in your iframe code, the width of your iframe is greater than the width of your applet. This is the same with the height. If scrollbar still appears, try to increase  iframe width or height.

Problem 3: The text Created with GeoGebra appears at the bottom of my applet.
Solution: Using Notepadd++ or any text editor, delete the text containing the Created with GeoGebra at the bottom of the  HTML code.

If you encounter other problems and found a solution, please feel free to comment below.

Note: Again, this is only for hosted WordPress blogs, and this method does not work in WordPress.com blogs as of yet.

June 2011 Week 2 Summary

Here is the summary of posts for the second week of June 2011.

1.) Mathematics and Multimedia

2.)  GeoGebra Applet Central – my blog collecting GeoGebra applets. The blog is open for collaborators. Email me at mathandmultimedia@gmail.com if you are interested to join.

3.) School of Freebies

The School of Freebies is back on its original URL at Blogspot.  The new feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/SchoolOfFreebies.

I hope you have enjoyed reading.

May 2011 Week 1 Summary

To lessen my burden of archiving later, I have decided to summarize the posts of my three blogs every weekend. So from now on, you will be receiving weekly summary of posts every Sunday.

Math and Multimedia

School of Freebies (shares freebies such as software, ebooks, resources on the net)
  • Screencasting with Screenr
  • How to automatically post your blog to your Facebook Page
  • More secured with Twitter’s HTTPs option
  • Convert your Files to PDF for Free
GeoGebra Applet Central (where I post my free and downloadable GeoGebra applets)
Miscellany
Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0 of Colleen Young is a the newest blog partner of Math and Multimedia. Colleen will be hosting the July 2011 edition of the Math and Multimedia Carnival. The June edition will be hosted by the Mathematics for Teaching Blog by Erlina Ronda.
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