For reading whole tutorial included the generated flash banner and photos, please visit http://www.flash-slide-show.com/create-a-flash-banner-for-website.html
Recently I have seen lots of flash banners on websites, theyre very attractive. So I just think how about that I make a flash banner for my homepage to make it look more vivid. Many people included me think that making a flash banner is a very difficult thing for those who dont know flash skills, but I should say this is not the case after tried some flash software.
I got lots of flash software from Google, and tried them for a long time. Finally I pick one named Flash Slideshow Builder launched by Wondershare to show you how to make flash banner. This software is really easy-to-use and has all the functions I need.
Step 1: Download
Click here to download and install the software Flash Slideshow Builder, then run it.
Step 2: Browse
You can import the photos which are pre-processed before by using some professional Image Processing Tool, say Photoshop, or just import the original photos then process them with the built-in editing tool, which include some basic functions like crop, rotate, filter, etc. Especially, you can add a hyperlink for each photo here. Below is my original photos.
Step 3: Theme & Effect
Here I choose the default theme RedRight and Fade transition effect. After that, right click on one photo on the Story Board to set the Duration Setting. Set Picture Duration as 2 sec and Transition Duration as 1 sec, then check the option Apply all settings to all pictures.
Step 4: Decorate
Decorate your photo with texts. Click New Text to add texts, select font, size, color, text effect, etc. for your photos. Here I select Font Happy, Size 22, Color Gold, Effect Fade.
Step 5: Publish
Modify some Publish Settings to make the flash banner the best. Click Publish Settings, first change the Slideshow Size as the same as your photos size then other settings like play control, preloader, you can just leave them if you dont need to change. Here I select Square preloader in Preloader Tab and set a text hyperlink for my entire banner in Hyperlink Tab. After done these, click Create SWF Movie to publish your flash banner.
OK. Now lets show the flash banner to the world. Add the flash banner on your website. It'll be the best eye-catching banner than ever before. Wanna create your own flash banner? Just do it with Flash Slideshow Builder
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