Small Victories
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A Google Presentation alternative.

An alternative to Google Presentation.

The Small Victories Presentation theme is a great alternative to Google Presentation. It’s simpler to use, easier to customize and comes with a much more friendly, or even custom, URL.

To get started making a Small Victories Presentation simply sign in with Dropbox and create a new site, selecting the Presentation theme.

The Small Victories Presentation theme works by taking a list in a markdown file and turning each list item into a slide.

Small Victories Presentation Side by Side Example

Small Victories will have created a new site folder inside Dropbox with a single markdown file which has a list ready for you to use, now you just need to add your content.

Images, videos and even iFrames can be included in your presentation using markdown or plain HTML inside a list item. For example, this is how you would include an image:

You can customize the look and feel of your presentation by updating _sv_custom.css. For example, this is how you would change the background and text color of your slides:

Presentation with Custom CSS

One big limitation of Google Presentations is that you can’t use custom fonts with Google Presentations, but with Small Victories you can easily include custom fonts in your _sv_custom.css or _sv_custom.js file. For example, this is how you would import a Google Font into a Small Victories presentation:

Presentation with Custom Fonts

The Small Victories Presentation theme is a great alternative to Google presentations because it’s simpler to use, easier to customize and comes with a much more friendly, or even custom, URL.

See the docs for more information or get in touch on Twitter.

Sign in with Dropbox to create your first presentation and be sure to check the Presentation theme docs.

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