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I've installed the Kimili plugin but I have NO idea how to put flash in to the header.

I'm just playing around with wordpress for now so I am using the default template.

How do I make that big blue header a flash header?

I've googled myself in to the Kimili plugin but I don't have any knowledge of PHP.  Can anyone provide an idiots guide to adding flash to my wordpress header?
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by:fekdep
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I've seen this info before.

The first one just says replace your header.php text with this "_________"

Really though? The entire header PHP should be replaced with that code?

The second link contains nothing.  Embedding flash in a post is easy.  I can't get it in to the header.
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by:shobinsun
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Hello,

You need to put the code just in header.php at Header image code ie, start with this code -
< img src = >.

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by:fekdep
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I don't see this anywhere in the header.php

I do see where the header image is in the CSS though.  How would I add a flash movie if it were done in the css?

I've attached the header PHP.  I'll do the same for the CSS in a separate comment.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
 

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" <?php language_attributes(); ?>>
 

<head profile="http://gmpg.org/xfn/11">

	<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="<?php bloginfo('html_type'); ?>; charset=<?php bloginfo('charset'); ?>" />

	

	<title><?php bloginfo('name'); ?> <?php if ( is_single() ) { ?> &raquo; Blog Archive <?php } ?> <?php wp_title(); ?></title>

	

	<link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="<?php bloginfo('name'); ?> RSS Feed" href="<?php bloginfo('rss2_url'); ?>" />

	<link rel="pingback" href="<?php bloginfo('pingback_url'); ?>" />

	

	<link rel="stylesheet" href="<?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); ?>" type="text/css" media="screen" />

	<!--[if IE]><link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<?php bloginfo('stylesheet_directory'); ?>/ie.css" media="screen" /><![endif]-->

	

	<?php wp_head(); ?>

</head>
 

<body>
 

	<div id="header">

		<h1><a href="<?php echo get_option('home'); ?>/"><?php bloginfo('name'); ?></a></h1>

                <h2><span><?php bloginfo('description'); ?></span></h2>
 

              <div id="nav">

		<ul>

			<li <?php if(!is_page()) echo 'class="current_page_item"'; ?>><a href="<?php echo get_option('home'); ?>/">Home</a></li>

			<?php wp_list_pages('title_li='); ?>

		</ul>

		

	      </div>

		

	</div>
 

	

	

	<div id="wrapper">

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and the css

/*

Theme Name: japan-style

Description: japan-style Wordpress Theme by<a href="http://blog.gooddesignweb.com/">Good Design Web</a>

Version: 1.2

Author: Good Design Web

Author URI: http://blog.gooddesignweb.com/

Tags: fixed width, two columns, right sidebar, valid XHTML, valid CSS

*/
 

/* Reset

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

* { padding: 0; margin: 0; }

ul li, ol li { list-style: none; list-style-position: inside; }

ol ol, ul ul, ol ul, ul ol { margin-left: 20px; margin-bottom: 0; }

img { border: none; }
 
 
 

/* Body

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

body { 

        margin: 0 auto;

        font: 12px/18px Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; 

	color: #333; 

	background: #DED5BA url(images/bg.jpg) no-repeat center top; 

}
 

*:first-child+html body {background: #DED5BA url(images/bg.jpg) no-repeat center -8px;}
 

* html body {background: #DED5BA url(images/bg.jpg) no-repeat center -8px;}
 

h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 { font-family: "Trebuchet MS", Helvetica, Arial, Geneva, Sans-Serif; color: #414d4c; }

h1 { font-size: 22px; line-height: 26px; margin-bottom: 10px; }

h2 { font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; margin-bottom: 7px; font-weight: normal; }

h3 { font-size: 18px; line-height: 22px; margin-bottom: 5px; }

h4 { font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px; margin-bottom: 5px; }

h5 { font-size: 14px; line-height: 18px; margin-bottom: 5px; }

h6 { font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px; margin-bottom: 5px; }
 

h1 span { color: #999; }
 

a { color: #3b5a4a; }

a:hover { color: #3b5a4a; }

a:visited { color: #3b5a4a; }
 

p { margin-bottom: 10px; }
 

input, textarea { font: 12px Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; }
 

blockquote { 

	font: italic 14px/22px Georgia, Serif; 

	padding: 5px 10px;

	margin-bottom: 20px;

	background: #e4ede2; 

}
 
 
 

/* Header

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#header { 

	width: 960px; 

	height: 300px; 

        margin: 0 auto;

	background: url(images/header_bg.jpg) no-repeat center; 

	position: relative; 

}

#header h1 { 

        width: 230px;

        position: absolute;

        top: 80px;

        left: 160px;

	font: 20px Verdana; 

	padding-top: 10px; 

	margin-bottom: 0; 

	color: #fff; 

}

#header h1 a { 

        color: #333; 

	text-decoration: none; 

}

#header span {

        position: absolute;

        top: 195px;

        left: 150px; 

	padding-left: 10px; 

	font-size: 12px; 

	color: #333; 

}
 
 

/* Container

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#wrapper { 

	width: 900px; 

	overflow: hidden; 

	background: url(images/container_bg.jpg) repeat-y;

        margin: 0 auto; 

}
 
 
 

/* Navigation

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#nav { 

	width: 800px; 

	height: 45px; 

	margin-left: 30px; 

	position: relative;

        top: 225px;

}

#nav ul { 

	margin-left: 10px; 

	position: absolute; 

	bottom: -1px; 

	overflow: hidden; 

	height: 45px; 

}

#nav ul li { 

	float: left; 

	margin-right: 3px; 

	padding-left: 3px; 

        font-weight: bold;

}

#nav ul li.current_page_item { 

        width: 122px;

        height: 45px;

}

#nav ul li a {

        width: 122px;

        height: 45px;

        background: url(images/nav_bg.jpg) no-repeat; 

	display: block; 

	text-decoration: none; 

	color: #333; 

	line-height: 45px; 

	text-align: center;

}

#nav ul li a:hover { color: #555; }

#nav ul li.current_page_item a { background: url(images/nav_bg.jpg) no-repeat; color: #ff0000; }
 
 
 

/* Content

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#content { 

	width: 600px; 

	float: left; 

	padding: 15px; 

}

#content .post { margin-bottom: 40px; }

#content .post p { margin-bottom: 20px; }

#content .post h3 a { text-decoration: none; font-size: 20px; padding-left: 20px; }

#content .post-list li { list-style: none; }
 

#content .post .post-info { 

	clear: both; 

	font-size: 11px; 

	color: #777; 

	padding: 15px 5px 5px 5px; 

	margin-bottom: 20px; 

        text-align: right;

	background: url(images/meta_bg.gif) top center no-repeat; 

}

#content .post .post-info a { color: #333; text-decoration:none; }

#content .post .post-info a:hover { color: #555; text-decoration:none; }
 

#content #pages { text-align: center; }

#content #pages a { font: bold 20px "Trebuchet MS"; color: #414d4c; text-decoration: none; }

#content #pages a:hover { color: #1e2726; }
 

#content ul, ol, dl { margin-bottom: 20px; }

#content ul { 

	list-style: disc;

	list-style-position: inside; 

}

#content ol { 

	list-style: decimal; 

	list-style-position: inside; 

}

#content dl dt { 

	font-weight: bold;

}

#content dl dd { 

	font-style: italic;

	margin: 0 0 5px 20px;

	color: #555;

}
 

.aligncenter { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; }

.alignleft { float: left; margin: 5px 15px 10px 0; }

.alignright { float: right; margin: 5px 0 10px 15px; }
 
 
 

/* Sidebar

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#sidebar { 

	width: 235px;

	float: right;

	font-size: 11px; 

	margin: 0 10px 10px 0;

	color: #555;

}
 

#sidebar h3 { 

        font: normal 18px Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif; 

        color: #444; 

        background: url(images/sidetitle_bg.gif) no-repeat;

        padding-left: 23px;

}
 

#sidebar a { color: #38463e; text-decoration: none; }

#sidebar a:hover { color: #38463e; }
 

#sidebar .block {

	width: 205px;

	padding: 15px; 

	border-bottom: 1px solid #bfccbf; 

	overflow: hidden;

	color: #555;

}

#sidebar .block li { 

	background: url(images/arrow.gif) no-repeat 2px 8px; 

	padding-left: 12px;

}

#sidebar .block a:hover { color: #777; }
 

/* Calendar */

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap a { }

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap .pad { background: none; }

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap #prev { background: none; }

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap #next { background: none; }

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap table { width: 100%; margin: 0;padding: 0;}

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap table th { width: 14.2%; }

#sidebar .block #calendar_wrap table td { width: 14.2%; background: #d6ded4; text-align: center; color: #888; }
 
 
 

/* Search

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#search {

	

}
 

#search input { border: 0; }
 

#search #s { 

	width: 150px;

        height: 26px;

	padding: 3px 0 4px 5px;

	margin-right: -4px;

	vertical-align: top;

	line-height: 0;

	font: normal 12px Verdana;

	vertical-align: top;

	color: #333;

	background: url(images/search_bg.jpg) no-repeat;

}

#search #searchsubmit { 

	width: 56px; 

	height: 26px;

        text-align: center;

	background: url(images/searchbt_bg.jpg) no-repeat;

        font-weight: bold;

}

.bt{

        cursor: pointer;

}
 
 
 

/* Comments

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

.comments-title { 

	text-align: center; 

	font: bold 17px "Trebuchet MS", Helvetica, Arial, Geneva; 

	color: #414d4c; 

}

#comments .comment { 

	background: #E7E8EB; 

	margin-bottom: 10px; 

	overflow: hidden; 

	width: 600px; 

	padding-bottom: 5px; 

}

#comments .comment .comment-avatar { 

	float: left; 

	width: 50px; 

	padding: 5px 7px; 

}
 

#comments .comment .comment-content { 

	float: left; 

	padding: 10px 15px; 

	margin: 5px 5px 0 0; 

	width: 500px; 

	background: #F7F8F9; 

}

#comments .comment .comment-content a { color: #444; }
 
 

#comments .comment .comment-info { 

	font-size: 11px;

	color: #777;

	margin-bottom: 5px; 

}

#comments .comment .comment-info span {

	font: bold 16px "Trebuchet MS", Helvetica, Arial, Geneva;  	

	padding-right: 10px; 

	margin-bottom: 5px;

}

#comments .comment .comment-info a { 

	color: #444; 

	text-decoration: none;

}
 
 
 
 

/* Comment Form

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#commentform { 

	background: #F7F8F9; 

	border: 5px solid #E7E8EB; 

	padding: 10px; 

	color: #555; 

}

#commentform p { margin-bottom: 7px; }

#commentform textarea { 

	width: 565px; 

	border: 1px solid #aaa; 

	height: 120px;

}

#commentform input.text { 

	width: 150px; 

	border: 1px solid #aaa; 

	margin-right: 5px; 

	padding: 3px 3px; 

}

#commentform input#submit {

        width: 148px;

        height: 30px;

        background: url(images/submit_bg.gif) no-repeat;

        text-align: center;

        border: none;

}
 
 
 
 

/* Footer

-------------------------------------------------------------------*/
 

#footer { 

	width: 960px; 

        height: 295px;

	margin: 0 auto; 

	background: url(images/footer_bg.jpg) no-repeat;

        position: relative; 

}
 

.rss {

        float: right;

	width: 200px; 

        height: 73px;

}
 

#footer-inner {
 

        clear: both;

        text-align: center; 

	width: 900px; 

	margin: 0 auto;

        padding-top: 10px; 

}

#footer p { 

	font-size: 11px; 

	margin: 0; 

}

#footer a { color: #ff0000; }

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by:shobinsun
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Hello,

Us ethe following code after <div id="header">

<object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="/path/to/your/movie.swf" width="700" height="180">

<param name="wmode" value="transparent" />

<param name="movie" value="/path/to/your/movie.swf" />

</object>


or

Use

<kml_flashembed movie="/path/to/your/movie.swf" height="value" width="value" />

Hope this will help you.

Regards.
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shobinsun earned 500 total points
ID: 24057924
Hello,

Sorry

Use  
      [kml_flashembed movie="/path/to/your/movie.swf" width="550" height="400" /]

instead of

<kml_flashembed movie="/path/to/your/movie.swf" height="value" width="value" />

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by:fekdep
ID: 24061732
Ah, there it is.  I have to put in the full URL for the flash file.

How do I place it? Right now it sits right at the very top.  Can I move that around?
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by:shobinsun
ID: 24065992
Hello,

There is so many <div id=""> parts in the body. so try to fix the code in that <div> parts to get your need.

Regards.
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