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    Hi,

    I am looking to have the banners on this website at the top of the page change every-time the page is refreshed,

    http://www.jhooakley.com/

    Is there an easy way to do this... Bearing in mind web coding is not my fortay.



    Thanks!
    Richard Lock Artwork for Music and Media DEVOLUTION DESIGNS - CLICK HERE

    Type One Creative, graphic and web design services in the UK TYPE ONE CREATIVE - CLICK HERE

  • #2
    You can do it with PHP or Javascript. The dead easiest way to do it is to number your images, like banner1.jpg banner2.jpg banner3.jpg and have JS or PHP choose a random number between 1 and 3.

    PHP I'd favor because it'll work before the page is loaded and if JS is turned off.

    Code:
    <img src="/img/banner<?php echo rand(1,3); ?>.jpg" alt="">
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    • #3
      Thanks!
      Richard Lock Artwork for Music and Media DEVOLUTION DESIGNS - CLICK HERE

      Type One Creative, graphic and web design services in the UK TYPE ONE CREATIVE - CLICK HERE

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      • #4
        i ma still struggling with this.. cant get swf files to rotate..

        is there a decent guide online for this?

        thanks
        Richard Lock Artwork for Music and Media DEVOLUTION DESIGNS - CLICK HERE

        Type One Creative, graphic and web design services in the UK TYPE ONE CREATIVE - CLICK HERE

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        • #5
          try this website to code a simple on with php:

          http://jwpctips.com/internet/how-mak...cript-php.html

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          • #6
            http://www.developertutorials.com/sc...tails/7679.php
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            • #7
              still none the wiser!!! lol.
              Just cant get them to work at all. I can get giffs to rotate but not SWf files


              I just need some code i can copy an paste if possible.
              Richard Lock Artwork for Music and Media DEVOLUTION DESIGNS - CLICK HERE

              Type One Creative, graphic and web design services in the UK TYPE ONE CREATIVE - CLICK HERE

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              • #8
                Post all the code for the page including the PHP.

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                • #9
                  Code:
                  <?php 
                  
                  /* files to rotate */
                  $files = array('aaa.gif','bbb.gif','ccc.gif','ddd.swf','fgtr.swf');
                  
                  /* current file */
                  $file = isset($_COOKIE['file']) && in_array($_COOKIE['file'],$files)?$_COOKIE['file']:null;
                  
                  /* remove previous file shown */
                  if($file !== null) {
                  	$filesIndex = array_search($file,$files);
                  	array_splice($files,$filesIndex,1);
                  }
                  
                  /* choose a new file to show */
                  $filesIndex = array_rand($files,1);
                  $file = $files[$filesIndex];
                  
                  // save file to cookie
                  setcookie('file',$file);
                  
                  // get the files extension to determine how to show it
                  $filesExtension = strrpos($file,'.') === false?'':substr($file,(strrpos($file,'.')+1));
                  
                  // alternate display implementation for an image and swf
                  switch($filesExtension) {
                  	case 'swf':
                  		echo "<p>Showing Flash: $file</p>";
                  		break;
                  	
                  	default:
                  		echo "<p>Showing Image: $file</p>";
                  }
                  ?>
                  Test it out to see what it does and let me know if that is what your after.

                  If it is then I'll show you next step once your code is posted.
                  Last edited by tZ; 11-03-2009, 07:00 PM.

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                  • #10
                    thanks if this works i owe you one! .. or two!
                    Richard Lock Artwork for Music and Media DEVOLUTION DESIGNS - CLICK HERE

                    Type One Creative, graphic and web design services in the UK TYPE ONE CREATIVE - CLICK HERE

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