Omeka: How To

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

Help Documentation

Working with "Omeka Classic"

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

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

Learn how to manage the items in your Omeka archive.

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

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

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Working with

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

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

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

Embedding Videos

While 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.