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How To Add Slide Show to Blogger Using Mootools

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on August 22nd, 2009 File Under : image, mootools8 Comments

In this tutorial I am going to explain, how to create a simple slideshow using Mootools.If you like to add this slideshow to your website or blogger blog then follow the steps given below.

1.Login to your blogger dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML

2.Don't Click on "Expand Widget Templates"

3.Scroll down to where you see ]]></b:skin> tag:

4.Copy below code and paste it just before the ]]></b:skin> tag.

/* slideshow */
.sample{padding:20px 10px; margin:4px 0 25px 0; border:1px solid #e1e1e1}
#box2{
position:absolute;
}
#box2 span{
display:block;
float:left;
}
.buttons{text-align:center;padding:5px;}
.buttons span{color:#0080FF;padding:0 5px;cursor:pointer;font:10px Verdana}
.buttons span.active, .buttons span:hover{background:#0080FF;color:#fff}

.mask2{
position:relative;
width:240px;
height:180px;
overflow:hidden;
}

5.Scroll down to where you see </head> tag:

6.Copy below code and paste it just before the </head> tag.

<!-- mootools -->
<script src='https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/mootools/1.3.1/mootools-yui-compressed.js' type='text/javascript'></script>
<!-- Slideshow -->
<script type='text/javascript'>
//<![CDATA[
var noobSlide=new Class({initialize:function(a){this.items=a.items;this.mode=a.mode||'horizontal';this.modes={horizontal:['left','width'],vertical:['top','height']};this.size=a.size||240;this.box=a.box.setStyle(this.modes[this.mode][1],(this.size*this.items.length)+'px');this.button_event=a.button_event||'click';this.handle_event=a.handle_event||'click';this.onWalk=a.onWalk||null;this.currentIndex=null;this.previousIndex=null;this.nextIndex=null;this.interval=a.interval||5000;this.autoPlay=a.autoPlay||false;this._play=null;this.handles=a.handles||null;if(this.handles){this.addHandleButtons(this.handles)}this.buttons={previous:[],next:[],play:[],playback:[],stop:[]};if(a.addButtons){for(var b in a.addButtons){this.addActionButtons(b,$type(a.addButtons[b])=='array'?a.addButtons[b]:[a.addButtons[b]])}}this.fx=new Fx.Tween(this.box,$extend((a.fxOptions||{duration:500,wait:false}),{property:this.modes[this.mode][0]}));this.walk((a.startItem||0),true,true)},addHandleButtons:function(a){for(var i=0;i<a.length;i++){a[i].addEvent(this.handle_event,this.walk.bind(this,[i,true]))}},addActionButtons:function(a,b){for(var i=0;i<b.length;i++){switch(a){case'previous':b[i].addEvent(this.button_event,this.previous.bind(this,[true]));break;case'next':b[i].addEvent(this.button_event,this.next.bind(this,[true]));break;case'play':b[i].addEvent(this.button_event,this.play.bind(this,[this.interval,'next',false]));break;case'playback':b[i].addEvent(this.button_event,this.play.bind(this,[this.interval,'previous',false]));break;case'stop':b[i].addEvent(this.button_event,this.stop.bind(this));break}this.buttons[a].push(b[i])}},previous:function(a){this.walk((this.currentIndex>0?this.currentIndex-1:this.items.length-1),a)},next:function(a){this.walk((this.currentIndex<this.items.length-1?this.currentIndex+1:0),a)},play:function(a,b,c){this.stop();if(!c){this[b](false)}this._play=this[b].periodical(a,this,[false])},stop:function(){$clear(this._play)},walk:function(a,b,c){if(a!=this.currentIndex){this.currentIndex=a;this.previousIndex=this.currentIndex+(this.currentIndex>0?-1:this.items.length-1);this.nextIndex=this.currentIndex+(this.currentIndex<this.items.length-1?1:1-this.items.length);if(b){this.stop()}if(c){this.fx.cancel().set((this.size*-this.currentIndex)+'px')}else{this.fx.start(this.size*-this.currentIndex)}if(b&&this.autoPlay){this.play(this.interval,'next',true)}if(this.onWalk){this.onWalk((this.items[this.currentIndex]||null),(this.handles&&this.handles[this.currentIndex]?this.handles[this.currentIndex]:null))}}}});

//]]>
</script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
window.addEvent('domready',function(){

//SAMPLE 2 (transition: Bounce.easeOut)
var nS2 = new noobSlide({
box: $('box2'),
items: [0,1,2,3,4,5,6.7],
interval: 3000,
fxOptions: {
duration: 1000,
transition: Fx.Transitions.Bounce.easeOut,
wait: false
},
addButtons: {
previous: $('prev1'),
next: $('next1')
}
});

});
</script>

7.Now Click on "Save Templates"

8.Now go to Layout-->page elements and Click on 'Add a Gadget'.

9.Now Select 'HTML/Javascript' and add the code given below and click save.

<h2>SlideShow</h2>
<div class="sample">
<div class="mask2">
<div id="box2">
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
<span><img alt="Photo" src="YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS"/></span>
</div>
</div>
<p class="buttons">
<span id="prev1">&lt;&lt; Previous</span>
<span id="next1">Next &gt;&gt;</span>
</p>
</div>

Note : Replace 'YOUR-IMAGE-ADDRESS' with your images addresses.

It will look like this :

View Demo

File Under : image, mootools

8 Responses to “How To Add Slide Show to Blogger Using Mootools”

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  3. Anup says:

    WoW!!! great cool

    Would you please add my to your blogger roll
    i have add you in my bloglists. please add me..

    Thank You...

  4. Anonymous says:

    Your site great and excellent information about blogger thanks

  5. Ravi Saive says:

    nice work.

  6. meyyappa.msk says:

    hi

    your information are very useful for us but i cant get result properly pls help me

  7. kay says:

    Hi. How to get the image address? i mean must i use picasa or the image must be from my blog only?

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