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#1 veronicatide

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 09:17 PM

Hi. I'm looking for a plugin that will let me fade between different bits of text, in a slideshow-like fashion.

Just to be clear, I'm not looking set up a slideshow that fades between different graphics. Ideally, I would be able to either enter a number of chunks of text and specify that these should be displayed sequentially, or even better, I'd be able to specify posts or pages and have the content of those displayed.

I've found one plugin that does this, WP fade in text news, at http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2011/04/22/wordpress-plugin-wp-fadein-text-news/#.UHOWlqBKtZm but it's configuration isn't terribly good, and it seemed to cause Firefox to gobble up such huge amounts of memory that it FF becomes unresponsive.

Anyone have any suggestions on how I can get this done?

Thanks much!

#2 Sridhar Katakam

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 09:25 PM

Try our Rotating Text.

#3 veronicatide

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:44 PM

Hey Sridhar. Thanks.

That looks very nice. Is there a way to style the text to be displayed? I see you can make links, but can other html or inline css be mixed in with the chunk of text?

And can I have more than one on a page?

Thanks!

#4 Sridhar Katakam

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:41 AM

Yes to both.

HTML in the Rotating Text entries will be parsed.

Multiple Rotating Text entities can be placed on a page.

#5 veronicatide

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:49 AM

Hey thank you so much for the replies. And so late at night!

Very cool. I think I may be sold.

FWIW, may I suggest that you show these capabilities in the Live Demo? Would be more impressive! :)

#6 veronicatide

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 02:17 AM

Another one:

Since the HTML in the Rotating Text entries will be parsed, does that mean I can add an image tag and and have the graphic fade in addition to any text?

Are there any limitations on the HTML that will work with the plugin?

How about inline css?

Thanks!

#7 Sridhar Katakam

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 04:03 AM

Yes.

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Are there any limitations on the HTML that will work with the plugin?


Not that I know of.

#8 veronicatide

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 04:08 AM

That looks awesome! Thank you for those screenshots!!

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 04:47 AM

I will move this to the pre-sales forum, as the information might be relevant to potential customers looking for a similar solution

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