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    Hi All,

    We have a website with a rotating Flash Banner at www.arrowrocklodge.com

    What we are trying to do with this is give site visitors an overview of our establishment, some actual guests (we're told people are more likely to book a place if they see pictures of past guests) and an idea of the rural, scenic and historical nature of the area.

    My issue is that I notice through Google Analytics that a significant and growing portion of visitors are using iPads & similar.

    I understand that flash does not display on Apple devices and I was recently told it was no-longer being supported on newer Android phones. I also heard it would not be available on the latest Windows based phones.

    No doubt we'll have to consider a mobile version of the website soon but in the meantime is there a way to replace our flash banner with a non flash item giving the same effect?

    Would an animated gif work across platforms?

    What is best practice?

    Any ideas and suggestions appreciated.

    Thanks

    Craig

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    Hi,
    I cannot see the rotating banner on your website.....because I'm using my iPad right now.

    But here is a long list of jQuery Sliders, they all work perfect with my pad.
    Take your pick.
    http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2012...ry-slider.html
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    I'm using a WowSlider show here. Free and easy to implement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by franko View Post
    I'm using a WowSlider show here. Free and easy to implement.
    I have the commercial version of WowSlider but can't get it to work in IE8

    works ok in IE9 and all versions Firefox and Chrome

    I can't test your url as it produces page not found

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    Anton,
    since I know that you speak German, here is a german tutorial for the WOW Slider.
    Right at the bottom you will find links for the SwissKnife DocType Component.
    Please load it down and use DocType Loose to publish your Wow Slider, this will bring some improvement...

    http://www.nof-academy.de/WOW%20Slid...den/index.html
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    thanks, that works

    and now I wonder why it works for franko hwo uses this doc type
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> at http://www.clevershade.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by franko View Post
    I'm using a WowSlider show here. Free and easy to implement.
    I clicked your link and and I got a page not found error message.
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    Take the link Anton posted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by franko View Post
    I'm using a WowSlider show here. Free and easy to implement.
    Hi Franko,

    Had some success with wowslider except as I said to Mia, the logo and somewhat erratic behaviour in Chrome.

    Am going to try a few others before I decide which to go with.

    Thanks for the help,

    Cheers

    Craig

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    No worries. I'm happy enough to keep the wowslider logo but the app is cheap enough to buy the commercial version. I (and my client in this case) are cheapskates :-)

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