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Old Jun 24, 2009, 07:53 AM
timdevogel's Avatar
141 posts · May 2009
Right, I've been trying to do this for a few days, searched plugins, mailed friends (well I used to have them until I began pestering them over things like this...) but I just can't find the answer. What I want to do is quite simply put a flash banner (I have uploaded the .swf-file to /uploads) in a sidebar with a link to the advertisers' site. Please help....

Old Jun 24, 2009, 10:15 AM
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3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
You'd put the embed code into a text widget and place that widget in a sidebar.

See http://www.google.com/search?q=embedding+flash on how to embed Flash in HTML
Old Jun 25, 2009, 08:03 AM
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141 posts · May 2009
Yes, I thought so as well, but I can't get it to work.
Ahhh, sometimes things like this can drive a person crazy, you know?
Old Jun 25, 2009, 11:49 AM
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22,933 posts · Mar 2009
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which sidebar, which location is it supose to be at? (i.e first widget, second, or it's between 'bowling for cash;' and 'eat at Joes')
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Old Jun 26, 2009, 06:58 AM
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141 posts · May 2009
right sidebar, second or third widget
Old Jul 16, 2009, 01:19 PM
121 posts · Apr 2009
I'm having the same problem, where I'm able to embed a YouTube video with no problem, but an SWF file - forget it.


I'd like to remove the YouTube video and replace it with a much better looking SWF file. Or an FLV file.

Last edited by krystyna; Jul 16, 2009 at 02:03 PM.


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