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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

Adding sound effects to the timeline

When you want the sound to happen at a specific time in your movie rather than when a user performs a specific action (like clicking on a button), put the sound effect into the time-based timeline. Sound effects can go into the main timeline and into the timelines of movie clips just as they can into the timelines of buttons. In this recipe, you will learn how to put a sound effect into a time-based timeline.

Getting ready

Have a file open into which you want to add sound. If you do not have a file to use, open the bouncing.fla file from theChapter 5 folder. There is also a bouncing_demo.fla if you want to see an example of the completed exercise.

How to do it...

  1. 1. Make sure the sound is turned on for your computer.

  2. 2. Click the new layer button at the bottom left of the timeline to create a new layer named sound effects above the layer(s) with graphics drawn on them and below the ActionScript layer if you have one.

  3. 3. Create a key frame (F6) on the sound...