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This tutorial is mainly about how to make flash xml slideshow with simple 4 steps. First you should know something about XML knowledge. If you don't know much about XML please try another free flash slideshow software. It need no xml skills and can make flash slideshow for website instantly and easily.

So the tutorial will include two parts:

  1. How to make flash xml slideshow with free xml template
  2. Use flash slideshow software to make flash slideshow

Now follow my steps and I am sure you will pick up this flash xml slideshow tutorial soon.

Step 1: Download free flash xml slideshow source file

Download free xml source file and unzip it. The package should include images folder, xml.fla file, xml-gallery-slideshow.swf file, and images.xml file.
Open xml-flash-slideshow.swf file to see the original samples as below thumbnail:

flash xml

Step 2: Add your digital photos to image folder

Choose your favorite photos to add into image folder. There is no quantity limitation for digital photos. However, in order to get a good presentation, the size of your digital photo should not exceed 300px*200px.

Step 3: Edit XML file for adding digital photos

Open images.xml file with a text editor, such as Dreamweaver MX. You will notice that all images are described with the following XML tags located between the and tags. You can place as many images as you want by copy and paste the content between the and tags. You just need to revise the red content according to your own requirements.

images/1.jpg First

Step4: Upload your xml flash slideshow on website

Copy and paste the following HTML code to your website, such as MySpace, Blogger. So long as your website supports HTML code, you can put it anywhere as you like. Don't forget to revise the red URL blow to your own URL. Learn more about how to upload slideshow on website.

"264" width="550" data="" "" />

Step 5: Create a new category for flash xml slideshow

You may found that there are some different categories in the sample xml gallery. If you also want to create new category to grouping your photos, just copy and paste the content between and tags and revise its name. Then the flash xml gallery will be made. You can open the gallery.html or gallery.swf file to enjoy it.

Another Easy Way to Create Flash Slideshow with Wondershare Flash Gallery Factory

Wondershare Flash Gallery Factory is an easy to use flash slideshow software which provides 60+ free flash slideshow templates and 70+ transition and motion effects for you and need not edit XML code at all. All the processes are automatically and instantly, and you just need to move your fingers to click some buttons in the software.

Watch the following flash slideshow sample made by free flash gallery templates:

Created by Wondershare Flash Gallery Factory

Note: If you can't open the graduation slideshow, please refresh your browser or wait a litter longer.

  • Step 1: Add your digital photos & music to Flash Gallery Factory;
  • Step 2: Choose image gallery template or just custom your own template;
  • Step 3: Output and save the gallery as SWF or HTML format.
    Learn more about Flash Slideshow Tutorials


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Added: 2009-10-28
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