Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Transparent Flash Banner ads, or flash animations

This is a question that comes up quite often. You see them all the time on sites like or - A flash file when rolled over with mouse activates into a larger banner. They are actually pretty annoying, but I must say usually are some of the most creative banner ads I see around.

I have found a nice easy transparent flash banner ad tutorial here for you:

Unfortunately this is done in a flash ( like ) program. If there is a demand, I can post a tutorial on doing this in Adobe Flash.

Break up XML feeds using php - Tutorial

A lot of people seem to ask how to do this. A client asked me once for a similar solution, and once I researched a little about this, I found it was quite simple to do. I will explain more in a full tutorial soon.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Space in above dhtml menu in firefox

One day I all of a sudden noticed my website was not displaying correctly, I had spaces above images, and spaces above my dhtml drop down menu. I spent a little time trying to find the answer by searching Google, and eventual found my solution.

Just place this into your css file:

object { display:block; }

or if you do not have a css file, use :

in between the head tags of course :)

Eric's Tip #1