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Summer iBA Hackathons: Register Now!

We are delighted to be once again supporting two iBA Hackathons taking place in the US over the next few months. The main purpose of the events is to train educators in designing high-quality, media-rich, interactive iBooks for education. From beginner to published author, the hackathons will take attendees knowledge …

Customize the Peep Hole Shape in Reveal

Recently added to the generator of our very popular Reveal widget, is the ability to upload an image to customize the peep hole shape.  The reader then drags this shape around the screen to guess what’s hidden underneath, rather than the default square shape. When creating your peep hole image …

In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here!

Letting readers take their own photo and place it in your book is a great way to encourage interaction and for readers to personalize the content. With our new In-Book Photo widget, readers simply click on the widget icon and then take a photo using their device.  The photo is …

New! Pictures added to WordSearch

WordSearch is easily one of our most popular puzzle widgets as it enables authors to quickly create custom puzzles for their eBooks made with iBooks Author.  We’ve now enhanced the online generator so that you can now create picture-based WordSearch games as well as text-based ones.  So, in addition to …

Quiz Update: Accept Photo Answers from Students

New on Quiz Builder today is an additional question type that lets you to accept photo answers from students. This is perfect for practical questions, where you want to get more from students than a paragraph of text. For example, you could ask them to take a snapshot of an …

Quiz Updates – Sharing & Last Page Layout

Thanks for all your positive feedback on our new Quiz Builder widget – we’re delighted that you like it and find it useful. We will be continuously adding new features over the next few months. Here is a quick summary of what has been added this week: 1. Sharing – …

Create amazing Before & After widgets for your eBooks

Whether you want to illustrate a room makeover, an antique restoration, or simply the passage of time, this nifty little widget lets your readers compare two ‘before’ and ‘after’ images. To use Before & After, readers move a bar either horizontally or vertically across the iPad to ‘swipe’ between the …