How to get banner images to rotate

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How do I change my front page banner image so it rotates with different images thus making the site seem more active?

my site is www.saintfrancisfriarpark.com
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HI Fr,

You can not make the banner rotate.

You could however add some kind of rotating image below it.

The 1 i use on my iste is this http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicin...

See it in use here http://www.hexham.info/advanced-taxis...

If you want any help applying just ask on this thread -

Lee.
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Hello Fr

Has Lee's suggestion answered your question? Please let us know if you need further assistance with this.
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Hi, Fr.

You can make the banner an animated gif. this can be done in a program like photoshop or there are gif generators on the web. gickr.com is one that works fairly well but there is a size limit--I don't know if it would fit within the size of the banner you are using but you could try it.
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I have always used this free online generator to make my animated GIF images...

http://www.myspacegens.com/handler.ph...

Although it says it is a "Myspace" generator it is in fact simply an animated GIF image maker. Simply set the image dimensions to "Leave original sizes" and it will keep your animated image the same as those you used to make it providing that the images are the exact same size.

Once you have uploaded the images you can set them to show for as long as you want them to appear. To make it faster than 1 second it takes filling in the second box with a 0.1 to 0.9

The generator is quite self explanatory and easy to use...

If you need to re-size an animated GIF you can use this free generator/editor here...

http://www.online-image-editor.com/in...

Happy site building
Ed

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Thankyou to all of you. I believe I have done it on my main page. If I can improve it please let me know. thanks again!
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Hi Fr,

It looks great - well done.

The reason i never suggest .gif's is because the files are often very large, if you have a slow connection it will take forever to load it but this one seems to load at a good speed. The site i have is built with mobile devices in mind, Ed's is the opposite... both work well for what they are meant for, you have to think where the majority of your users will be, if they are at home with good connections you can add more data to the page... i believe the gif works well on your site,

Lee.
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Thanks Lee :)
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Fr

Wowser thats a big GIF ;) 11 images and nearly 700KB in size Wowser

I would have to agree with Lee that animated GIFs with more than 2 or 3 images in them are elephants and thus is why when making an animated GIF a person should contain their enthusiasms and hold back the quantity to a few rather than many. I would pick your top 3 and set it to 2 or 3 seconds.

The largest animated GIF I would ever place as a banner would be no more than 2 images and 100-200KB. But that's me...

As a style banner Animated GIF's are the only way to go until they allow an image flip or transition code to replace the banner. Wishful thinking ;)

Great site you have there... Keep up the good work
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Great I'll re-do it.
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Hi
I used a freeware UnFREEz 2.1
http://www.whitsoftdev.com/unfreez/

Dead easy and I then put it on my site..

http://www.loasis.biz

had so much fun going to do it for my other site http://www.holidaypaws.biz

Would recommend.