Contents

  1. Introduction to Pressbooks

    1. Create All the Book Formats You Need to Publish
    2. Why You Should Use Pressbooks
    3. About This Guide
  2. I. Manage Your Account

    1. 1. How to Publish a Book with Pressbooks

    2. 2. 5-Steps to Getting Started on Pressbooks

      1. The Simple 5-Step Guide to Making a Book with Pressbooks
      2. The Detailed 5-Step Guide to Making a Book with Pressbooks
    3. 3. Register for a Pressbooks.com Account

      1. 1. Choose your Plan at Pressbooks.com
      2. 2. Click the Create An Account or Sign Up button
      3. 3. Fill out the account registration form
      4. 4. Choose a Web Address and Title for Your First Book (Optional)
      5. Want Some More Guidance?
    4. 4. Languages

      1. Book Language
      2. User Interface Language
      3. Language & Script Support (formerly Global Typography)
    5. 5. Supported Browsers

    6. 6. Changing Your Password

      1. Changing Your Password When You’re Already Logged In
      2. Changing Your Password When You Can’t Log In
  3. II. The Authoring Dashboard

    1. 7. Pressbooks Author Dashboard Navigation

      1. Dashboard
      2. Upgrade
      3. Organize
      4. Book Info
      5. Appearance
      6. Export
      7. Publish
      8. Media
      9. Users
      10. Tools
      11. Settings
    2. 8. My Catalog

      1. What is the Catalog?
      2. Using the Catalog
      3. Customizing your Catalog Profile
    3. 9. User Profile

      1. Accessing Your User Profile
      2. User Profile Settings
    4. 10. Upgrade your Pressbooks.com book

      1. What’s Included When You Upgrade
      2. How to Upgrade Your Books
      3. How to Redeem a Discount Code
    5. 11. Organize

      1. Navigating the Organize Menu
      2. Adding a new section
      3. Editing, Viewing, and Reordering Sections
      4. Book Privacy and Exporting
      5. Related Chapters
    6. 12. Book Info

      1. Book Info
      2. Contributors
    7. 13. Appearance

      1. Themes
      2. Theme Options
      3. Custom Styles
    8. 14. Export

      1. Choosing the Right Format
      2. Select Content for Export
      3. Export Your Book Files
      4. Upgrade Your Book Files
      5. Web Distribution of Exported Files
    9. 15. Publish

      1. Choosing an ebook retailer or print-on-demand service
      2. Adding Buy links to your Pressbooks webbook in the Publish menu
    10. 16. Media

      1. Adding media to your Library
      2. Adding media details and editing your media
      3. Deleting items
    11. 17. Users

      1. How to Add New Users
      2. How to Change a User’s Role
      3. Modifying your User Profile
    12. 18. Settings

    13. 19. Tools

      1. Import
      2. Search & Replace
    14. 20. Adding Relevant Metadata for Directory

      1. Improving Directory Metadata
  4. III. Making Your Book

    1. 21. Automatic Pages and Content

      1. Title Page 
      2. Half-Title Page
      3. Table of Contents
      4. Numeration and Running Content
      5. Copyright Notice
    2. 22. Copyright Page

      1. Making a Custom Copyright Page
      2. Designating Chapter-Level Copyright Notices
    3. 23. What is in a Book?

      1. The Parts of a Book
    4. 24. Visual & Text Editors

      1. Visual Editor
      2. Text Editor
    5. 25. Table of Contents: Adding a Second Level

    6. 26. Book Covers for Ebooks and Print-on-Demand

      1. Changing Your Webbook Cover
      2. Creating a Marketing Cover for your Ebook Exports
      3. Creating a Cover for Print
      4. Using the Pressbooks Cover Generator
      5. Turning an Ebook Cover Into a Print Cover
    7. 27. Parts

      1. Common Parts of a Book
    8. 28. Chapters

      1. How to Add, Edit, Trash, Restore, or Delete a Chapter
      2. Status & Visibility Settings
      3. The Visual and Text Editors
      4. Parts and Chapter Types
      5. Revisions
      6. Chapter Metadata
      7. Owners
      8. Discussion and Comments
    9. 29. Front Matter

      1. How Front Matter Works
      2. Types of Front Matter, and How to Create Them
    10. 30. Back Matter

      1. How Back Matter Works in Pressbooks
      2. Types of Back Matter, and How to Create Them
      3. Back Matter Order
      4. Indexes and Notes
    11. 31. Glossaries

      1. Glossary Features and Displays
      2. Create a Glossary Term
      3. Create a Glossary List
    12. 32. Privacy Settings: Global and Chapter-level

      1. Global Privacy Settings
      2. Chapter-level Privacy Settings
    13. 33. Delete a Book

    14. 34. What Is a Webbook?

      1. How a Webbook is Made
      2. The Webbook Homepage
      3. The Interface
      4. Webbook Interactivity – PressbooksEDU
      5. Why Create a Webbook?
      6. Webbook Privacy Settings
  5. IV. Parts and Chapters

    1. 35. Chapter Author and Subtitle

    2. 36. Numberless Chapters, Invisible Parts, and Customizable Section Labels

      1. Numberless Chapters
      2. Invisible Parts
      3. Customizable Section Labels
    3. 37. Collapsible Subsections for Webbook

      1. Enabling Collapsible Subsections
      2. Creating Collapsible Subsections in Your Webbook
  6. V. Exports

    1. 38. PDF Export & Options

      1. How to Export a PDF of your book
      2. Choosing a “Theme” & Configuring Theme Options
      3. Where Is My Cover?
      4. Testing your PDF
    2. 39. Ebook (EPUB) Exports

      1. About Ebook File Formats
      2. Customizing Ebook Theme Options Before Export
      3. Exporting Your Ebook Files in Pressbooks
      4. Testing Your Ebook Exports & Making Sure They are Valid
    3. 40. Customizing your Exports with Custom Styles

      1. What are Custom Styles?
      2. How to Add Custom Styles
      3. What Changes are Possible
      4. Implications for the Pressbooks Custom CSS Theme
    4. 41. How to Copy a Book, Change Your Book's URL, or Export and Import Pressbooks XML

      1. Export your existing book
    5. 42. How to Test Your Ebooks

      1. Free Ebook Testing Tools
      2. Ebook Validation Logs & Error Reports
    6. 43. Theme Lock

      1. What is the theme lock feature?
      2. What happens once the theme lock is enabled?
      3. What happens if I turn the theme lock off?
      4. How do I lock my theme?
    7. 44. Export Validation Logs

      1. Receiving Validation Logs
      2. EPUB Validation Logs
      3. PDF Validation Logs
      4. SASS Error Validation Logs
  7. VI. Getting Your Book Into Pressbooks

    1. 45. How to Get Your Book Into Pressbooks

    2. 46. Copy & Paste: Tried and True

      1. Copy and Paste
      2. About Pasting Text
    3. 47. Writing Directly in Pressbooks

      1. Write Your Book in Pressbooks
      2. Visual Vs. Text Editor
      3. Writing and Editing Tools & Keeping Your Formatting Clean
    4. 48. Import from Word (docx)

    5. 49. Import from WordPress

    6. 50. The Importance of "Good Markup"

      1. What Is “Markup”?
      2. Why is Good Markup Important?
      3. Basic Markup
    7. 51. Common Formatting Problems in Pressbooks

      1. Heading Styles
      2. Blockquotes  (and )
      3. Non-indented Paragraphs
      4. Lists (Bulleted and Numbered)
      5. Remove Those !!!!!
  8. VII. Special Formatting

    1. 52. Internal and External Hyperlinks

      1. External Links
      2. Internal Links
    2. 53. Typography: Hyphens

    3. 54. Paragraphs, Indents, No-indents and Poetry

      1. Background about Paragraphs and Pressbooks
      2. Paragraphs are ALWAYS displayed with a line space in web form and in the visual editor.
      3. How to set your whole document so that paragraphs skip lines instead of indent
      4. How to force a non-indented paragraph
      5. Soft Returns/Line Breaks
      6. Poems
    4. 55. Running Heads & Running Feet (PDF only)

    5. 56. Chapter Title Styling

      1. Italicizing Within A Chapter Title
      2. Forcing a Break in Your Chapter Headings
      3. Numberless Chapters
    6. 57. Section Breaks, Page Breaks and Blank Pages

      1. Regular Section Break
      2. Section Break With a Space
      3. Section Break With a Page Break
      4. Section Break With Glyphs
      5. Forcing a Page-break After, or Before an Element
      6. Adding a Blank Page
    7. 58. Typography: Tight and Loose Tracking

    8. 59. Left or Right Chapter Openings (for Print/PDF)

    9. 60. Custom Page Size (PDF)

      1. How to Select a Standard PDF Page Size
      2. How to Specify a Custom Page Size
    10. 61. Widows, Orphans and Bottom Balancing

      1. Widows and Orphans
      2. Bottom balancing
      3. Changing your Widow and Orphan settings
    11. 62. Changing the font-size and line-height in your PDF outputs

      1. Decreasing Your Font-size
      2. Increasing Your Font-size
    12. 63. Changing Page Margins in PDF Exports

      1. Changing Margins (Left & Right Pages are the Same)
      2. Changing Margins (Left & Right Pages are Different)
    13. 64. New Theme Options

      1. How to Apply a New Theme
      2. New Global Theme Options
      3. New Webbook Theme Options
      4. New PDF Theme Options
    14. 65. Adding Dropcaps to Your Book

      1. Dropcaps in Different Formats
      2. Which Themes Offer Dropcaps for Print Outputs?
      3. Adding Dropcaps Manually
    15. 66. Columns (for PDF)

      1. How to Create Columns
    16. 67. Adding Pullquotes

      1. What Are Pullquotes?
      2. How to Create a Pullquote
      3. Things To Be Aware Of
    17. 68. Formatting Ordered Lists

      1. Newer (“Buckram”) Themes
      2. Other Themes
    18. 69. Shortcodes

      1. Overview
      2. Available Shortcodes
      3. Appplying Custom Classes
      4. Nested Shortcodes
    19. 70. Paginated Chapters in a Webbook

      1. How to Paginate a Chapter
  9. VIII. Media

    1. 71. Embedded Media & Interactive Content

      1. What is Embedded Media and Interactive Content?
      2. Supported Content
      3. How to Embed Content
      4. H5P Interactive Content
      5. Display Across Formats
      6. Uploaded Media
    2. 72. Enabling and Using Lightboxes for Images

    3. 73. Media Attributions

      1. Enabling the Media Attribution Setting
      2. Adding Attribution Metadata
    4. 74. Adding Images

      1. Uploading Images
      2. Settings, when Uploading an Image
      3. Changing Your Image Settings
    5. 75. Image Editing

      1. Basic Image Details
      2. Additional Image Editing Settings
      3. Replacing Images
    6. 76. Media: Images & Best Practices

      1. How to Upload Image Media Files
      2. Uploading Image Files from Within a Post
      3. Upload Image from URL
      4. Controlling the Appearance and Placement of an Image
      5. Create a Gallery
      6. Link to an Image Using a Text Hyperlink
      7. Make a Thumbnail Open as a Larger Image in a Webbook
    7. 77. Supported Media Upload Formats

    8. 78. File Size and Storage Limits

      1. Upload Limits
      2. Storage
  10. IX. Educational Features and Uses

    1. 79. Pressbooks Guides and OER Repositories

      1. Pressbooks Guides and Resources
      2. OER Repositories and Directories
      3. Resources for OER
    2. 80. Accessibility & Universal Design

      1. Publishing Accessible Content
      2. Pressbooks Authoring and Editing Platform Accessibility
    3. 81. Themes for Academic and Educational Texts

      1. Textbooks
      2. Monographs
    4. 82. Creative Commons Licensing

    5. 83. Users & Collaborators

      1. User Roles in Pressbooks
      2. Adding Collaborators and Assigning Permissions
      3. Managing Users and Changing Permissions
      4. Sharing with a Group of Readers: Password Protected Chapters
    6. 84. Comments and Review

      1. Enabling Comments
      2. How to Disable Comments on a Chapter
      3. Moderating Comments Individually
      4. Moderating Comments as a Group
      5. Spam Comments
    7. 85. Book Cloning

      1. Use Cases for Cloning a Book
      2. How To Clone a Book
      3. What Content is Cloned
    8. 86. Source Comparison for Cloned Books

      1. Enable Source Comparison on a Webbook
      2. The Comparison Tool on Your Webbook
    9. 87. H5P Interactive Content

      1. Activating H5P
      2. Adding H5P activities
      3. H5P Activities List
    10. 88. Enable and Use Markdown

      1. Enabling Markdown
      2. Use Markdown
    11. 89. Hypothesis for Webbook Annotation & Comments

      1. What is Hypothesis?
      2. Enabling Hypothesis in a Pressbooks book
      3. Including & Excluding Specific Chapters or Sections
    12. 90. Making File Exports Available for Download

      1. Making File Exports Available for Download
      2. Uses
    13. 91. Math in Pressbooks

      1. MathJax
      2. QuickLaTeX
      3. Math Within Other Book Elements
      4. Using Math in H5P Activities
      5. Using Math in TablePress
      6. Other Solutions
    14. 92. Tables & Textboxes

      1. Tables
      2. Textboxes
    15. 93. Navigation & Internal Links

      1.  How to Create Internal Links
      2. Naming Conventions (and Analog Navigation)
      3. 1. Part Name
    16. 94. Footnotes and (Chapter) Endnotes

      1. Adding Footnotes or Chapter Endnotes Using the Footnote Shortcode
      2. Select Footnotes Or Chapter Endnotes in Theme Options (PDF only)
      3. Automatically Convert MS Word or Open Office Footnotes or Chapter Endnotes
      4. Manually Adding End-of-book Endnotes
    17. 95. Catalogs

      1. Navigating Between Books
      2. Making Your Catalog Public
    18. 96. Open Educational Resource Repositories and Guides

      1. Pressbooks Guides and Documentation
      2. OER Resources
      3. OER Repositories and Directories
    19. 97. Zotero Citations for Pressbooks Webbooks

      1. How to Use Zotero with Pressbooks
      2. What Metadata Gets Stored
    20. 98. Common Cartridge Files with Web Links

      1. Exporting your Webbook as a Common Cartridge File with Weblinks
      2. Importing a CC file to Your LMS
      3. Instructions for Specific Learning Management Systems
    21. 99. How to Use the Pressbooks Directory

      1. Search and Navigation tools
      2. Filters
      3. Book Cards
    22. 100. How to Opt-out of the Pressbooks Directory

      1. Directory opt-out for an individual book
  11. X. Third-Party Distribution

    1. 101. Publishing in the Kindle Store

      1. Prepare Your Ebook File for Publication in Kindle Direct Publishing
      2. Publish Your Book File in the Kindle Store
    2. 102. Getting Your Book into Kobo

      1. Prepare Your File for Publishing in Kobo
      2. Self-Publish Your Book in Kobo
    3. 103. Get Your Book into Google and Nook

      1. Ready Your Files for Submission
      2. Submitting Your Book to Nook
      3. How to Publish Your Book on Google
    4. 104. Need Help Publishing Your Ebook?

    5. 105. Print-on-Demand with IngramSpark

      1. Creating an Interior File in Pressbooks
      2. How to Publish Your Book Through IngramSpark
  12. Resources