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WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook

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WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook

Overview of this book

WordPress is much more than just a blogging platform now. This flexible CMS is the power behind millions of URLs, including blue-chip companies, small business, and personal websites. Flash is a world-famous multimedia platform. This book will show you the best of the proven and popular strategies and techniques to deliver rich multimedia content, which will let you sail through the world of Flashy Wordpress with ease.This book will take you through clear well-formed and comprehensive recipes, through the most essential and useful Flash multimedia tools for Wordpress available today including plugins for images, audio and video, as well as projects you can do yourself in Flash. It helps you to create a Wordpress website full of Flash content. We show the big picture by providing context, best practices and strategies. Detailed instructions are provided for each section. This book provides you with the shortlist of the most essential Flash tools for creating a dynamic and media-rich website or blog, and shows you how to implement these on your site. The sections on Flash are intended to give you the option to create custom .swf files, giving you an alternative to plugins that already exist. The book will show you how to configure Flash content in your WordPress site/blog for maximum SEO, introduce Flash content to your Wordpress with and without plugins, import image feeds, use lightbox effects, and much more.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Wordpress and Flash 10x Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
WordPress Resources
Flash Resources

PodPress plugin (Version 8.8.1)

PodPress is an excellent solution for bloggers who want to share their audio (or video) content as an RSS feed or podcast. PodPress is both a Flash media player and a content syndication tool—so, you can easily embed audio in a post or page and distribute it to podcast directories such as iTunes, Yahoo! Podcasts, Podcast Alley, Podcastready, and blubrry. Other features include a custom image for videos, a custom image for your feed, and download statistics.

The PodPress homepage is

PodPress is based upon the 1 Pixel Out Flash media player (same as the µAudio plugin) and WP-iPodCatter plugin. The homepage of WP-iPodCatter is

How to do it...

  1. 1. Download and install the plugin by going to Plugins | Add New. Search for "PodPress."

  2. 2. Click Install and Activate.

  3. 3. Add a new post by clicking Post | Add New. Below the post body you will see a new menu for podcasting,...