Flash Themes

In this chapter, we will cover the following WordPress themes are made up of CSS stylesheets, template files, and template tags. In this chapter, we present an in-depth look at all three. We'll then apply this knowledge by customizing the default Kubrik theme. Most people new to WordPress start out with a free theme. The advantage is obvious there is no upfront direct monetary cost. Plus, there are literally thousands of free themes out there to choose from. This can be a good option, depending...

Building a slideshow in Flash with XML

The next level of creating elements in Flash is to incorporate XML. With XML, you do not have to open up Flash, import new image files into your FLA, and position them on the stage in the appropriate key frame. Instead, you can simply update your XML file in any text editor. This method of slideshow creation is at the intermediate advanced level because it requires a fair amount of ActionScript in your Flash document as well as an XML file. In addition to changing the images that display in the...

Flash Animations

In this chapter, we will cover the following Animating with the Bone tool Animating inside movie clips This chapter covers creating your own Flash animations for your blog. The focus here is on animating in the Flash timeline. The lessons here are to help you with the fundamentals of Flash animation and give you a jump start on the process. Using symbols is an important part of animating in Flash. There are three different types of symbols graphic symbols, buttons, and movie clips. All symbols...

Image thumbnails galleries and watermarking Next Gen gallery plugin Version 135

The NextGen Gallery by Alex Rabe is an excellent and proven alternative to the WordPress Media Uploader. You can upload your files and automatically create thumbnails. Also, you can watermark and tag your images, share them in posts, pages, and sidebars, use a built in slideshow, and more. The plugin homepage is http alexrabe.boelinger. com page_id 80. 1. Install and activate the plugin. 2. Visit the Gallery menu in your WP Dashboard sidebar. 3. You can add images by going to Gallery Add...

PAudio plugin Version 062

IjAudio, or MicroAudio, is an ultra compact (6kb) Flash mp3 player that appears each time a .mp3 link is clicked on your site. It uses your existing CSS styling, so it will cleanly integrate into most themes automatically. You can modify the existing CSS or write custom rules. Simple to install and use, jAudio is an excellent solution for playing .mp3 files in a WordPress site. jAudio is authored by Christopher O'Connell. The plugin homepage is http compu. terlicio.us code plugins audio ....

Wordpress Flash Themes

Embedding, in WordPress 12 embedding in WordPress, steps 13, 14 embedding in WordPress, working 15 placing 10 pAudio plugin version 0.6.2 activating 132, 133 configuring 132 downloading 132, 133 installing 132, 133 URL 132 using 132 versus relative dimensions 20 Adobe Flash resources 231 URLs 231 Adobe Media Encoder about 107 edit export, settings 110, 111 encoding, steps 108, 109 encoding, working 109 files, removing 112 multiple files, encoding at once 112 AdWords Keyword Research Tool URL 40...

Getting ready

Make sure that you have a video file that is compatible with the Adobe Media Encoder. If you do not have a file to use, by all means, use the short.mov file in the Chapter 4 folder. This file is a clip of the full length summer.mp4 file from www.archive.org that is listed on that website as being in the Public Domain. Use the mov file because it is a short file, so the time it takes the encoder to render the video will be shorter. This is good for the purposes of learning and practicing. Also,...

Word Press

In order to set up the self-hosted version of WordPress WP , you need a host that supports PHP v.4.3 and MySQL v. 4.1.2 . If you want to set up multiple WordPress installations or use other database-driven software , you will probably want a host that offers multiple MySQL databases. We suggest a Linux-based Apache server. Make sure you get enough storage at least 1GB. Additional utilities that are helpful for WordPress-based sites include PHPMyAdmin for working with your database and...

Word Press Configuration and Core Plugins

This chapter demonstrates how to set up and work with WordPress, including creating posts and pages and the basic editing of .php theme template fles. It offers strategies for configuring WordPress and ways to extend the admin tools via plugins. By the end, the user will be able to effectively use WordPress as a CMS content management system and in conjunction with Flash. In this chapter, we cover WP configuration and settings Inputting content in the Visual Editor Extending the Visual Editor...

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Leveraging Flash in WordPress_7 Developing a strategy to use Flash amp WordPress 8 Embedding Flash .swf files in WordPress 12 Adding Flash detection with SWFObject 2.x 16 Adding Flash detection with Flash-generated JavaScript 23 Chapter 2 WordPress Configuration and Core Plugins_27 Inputting content in the Visual Editor 28 Extending the Visual Editor with plugins 31 Inputting content via the HTML Editor 35 Editing theme template files in the Theme Editor 36 Configuring WP for maximum...