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alternative flash content for iphone

Posted on 2008-10-22
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Hello,
I have a site with a flash banner. I have provided alternative content (on a test page only for now) that is just a static graphic. this works fine on desktop browsers.

i know that iphone does not support flash but it isnt showing the alternative content either. i have used swfobject as shown below:

thanks for any help

jon

script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>
 
 
 
 
<div id="flashcontent">
     <img src="images/alt/static-profile.jpg" alt="profile">
</div>
<script type="text/javascript">
      // <![CDATA[
      var so = new SWFObject("GrassBanners/profile.swf", "Movie", "800", "120", "8", "#031A30");
      so.write("flashcontent");
      // ]]>
</script>

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by:blue-genie
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have a lookie here at the blog
the guys did something with the iphone with code examples. how cool are they.



http://www.swffix.org/devblog/?p=37
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by:jonsmithgraphics
ID: 22779235
thanks blue-genie
will have a look at this link and see if i can get things working!

fingers crossed....

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by:jonsmithgraphics
ID: 22779652
hi blue-genie
i had a read through that blog and ended up trying a different method which seems to work in browsers. but it still isnt displaying the alternative content graphic on the iphone...

any ideas what i am doing wrong?

cheers :)
<script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>
 
 
<script type="text/javascript">
    swfobject.registerObject("myId", "9.0.0", "expressInstall.swf");
    </script>
 
 
 
 
 
<div id="flashcontent">
 
  <object id="myId" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" width="800" height="120">
        <param name="movie" value="GrassBanners/profile.swf" />
        <!--[if !IE]>-->
        <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="GrassBanners/profile.swf" width="800" height="120">
        <!--<![endif]-->
         <img src="images/alt/static-profile.jpg" alt="profile">
        <!--[if !IE]>-->
        </object>
        <!--<![endif]-->
      </object>
	  
</div>

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by:blue-genie
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i have an idea. you buy me an i-phone, and then .... haha
i dont' have any experience working with an i-phone so i'm not sure.
i'd recommend posting on that guys blog, since he obviously has done it before. and check out the forums on the apple site.

thats all i got, sorry.
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by:jonsmithgraphics
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ok cheers for the help anyway!
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jonsmithgraphics earned 0 total points
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got it working in the end, cant remember what i did differently to my initial post but here is the working code.
<script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>
 
 
<script type="text/javascript">
    swfobject.registerObject("myId", "9.0.0", "expressInstall.swf");
    </script>
 
 
 
 
 <div id="flashcontent2">
 
  <object id="myId" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" width="800" height="105">
        <param name="movie" value="GrassBanners/home2.swf" />
        <!--[if !IE]>-->
        <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="GrassBanners/home2.swf" width="800" height="105">
        <!--<![endif]-->
         <img class="altpic" width="800" height="105" src="images/alt/static-home.jpg" alt="profile">
        <!--[if !IE]>-->
        </object>
        <!--<![endif]-->
      </object>
	  
</div>

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