How to do a Slideshow

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To create a slide show on a website easily, you put the following statements at the top of the HTML pages that hold each "slide" graphic:

<HTML><HEAD><META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" CONTENT="1; url=nextslide.htm">

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">

<TITLE>Slide number X</TITLE>




This works cool if you've got a high speed cable connection. An old computer or a dial-up modem may cause the pictures to come in too slowly, unless the images are preloaded into the local browser cache memory before the show is presented. See my section on Preloading for details of how to do that.

Content=1 is setting the time it stays on each slide in Seconds. The url= sets which page it will pull up next. Only the one statement is key (the red part). Everything else is conventional, and only shown for the sake of clarity. Don't forget the return to.. link on each page or there may be no fun way to stop the show along the way.

To see example of slideshow now click here.