How to Install this Flash slideshow Player
Download the FREE version or buy the unbranded version of this media player. Uncompress the provided zip file to a folder.
Edit the xml playlist with a text editor like notepad or HTML editor like Dreamweaver and add as many photos as you like.
Upload OriginalSlideshow.swf and playlist.xml to your web server.
Change the playlistXmlPath parameter in the embed code to point to your xml playlist location on your server. Also make sure you change the player swf path to reflect its location on the web server.
Installation Notes / Tips
If you are having problems installing this media player, the first thing to try is using absolute paths instead of relative paths. For example,
Instead of using a relative path like below
options.playlistXmlPath = "playlist.xml"
Use a full absolute path:
options.playlistXmlPath = "http://www.yoursite.com/playlist.xml"
An XML playlist is essentially structured data in text format. In order to edit a playlist you need to open it with a simple text editor like notepad or an HTML editor such as Adobe Dreamweaver.
Do not edit xml files with Microsoft Word as it tends to add a lot of unwanted elements to the file rendering it unusable by the media player.
Every photo in the playlist is represented by the block of text below, copy/paste as many as needed into your xml file to build your playlist.
If you don't need thumbnails, titles or descriptions, simply delete these lines.
<title>This is an optional caption</title>
<description>This is an optional description</description>
You'll notice there are three different sample embed html files in the provided zip package:
The most common and recommended way to embed your flash media player.
This html file includes the code
required to embed multiple players in one page.
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