Omeka: How To

Tips, tutorials, and recommendations for using Omeka to publish digital heritage and research projects.

Help Documentation

Working with Omeka.org "Omeka Classic"

Take a brief tour of the administrative Dashboard for Omeka 2.0.

Introduction to Omeka 2.0 from Omeka on Vimeo.

Tips on how to modify the basic appearance of your Omeka website. For Omeka Classic versions 2.0 and higher.

Omeka Classic: Modifying Appearance from Omeka on Vimeo.

Learn how to manage the items in your Omeka archive.

Omeka Classic: Managing Items from Omeka on Vimeo.

Learn how to manage the collections and tags on your Omeka site.Versions 2.0 and higher.

Omeka Classic: Managing Collections and Tags from Omeka on Vimeo.

Learn how to modify the item types and metadata fields on your Omeka site. For Omeka Classic versions 2.0 and higher.

Omeka Classic: Modifying Item Types from Omeka on Vimeo.

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Working with Omeka.net

Learn how to configure the basic site settings in an Omeka.net site.

Managing Site Settings in Omeka.net from Omeka on Vimeo.

Learn how to add, edit, describe, and display Items and Collections.

Learn how to add narrative-rich Exhibits to showcase your Omeka.net Items.

Building Exhibits in Omeka.net from Omeka on Vimeo.

Embedding Videos

While Omeka.net allows you to upload an actual video file, that method eats up a big amount of storage space. An alternative is to embed video from video sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo.

Embed YouTube Videos & Playlists (2016)

This video from YouTube Help walks you through how to embed videos or playlists on to a website or blog.

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Third Party Tools

Helpful tools for working with Omeka content.