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Trying to find a Joomla Rotating Banner Module

Posted on 2010-11-24
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Hi
We are using a flash banner:mod_novasfh to control the banners but its quite big and takes time to load. I wanted to replace it with something else that is more simple.
I have once had a site with a banner that changed everytime you clicked any link (when page reloaded). No text, no nothing.

The thing is I cant find it again
Does anyone know how to acheve this or what module can be used
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by:StormITSolutions
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One of our fav ones is called yoocarosel from yootheme.com

As each image is an article you can add text and images to the rotator to benefit from the SEO of the text

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Hi
are there javascripts in this?
What I like about mod_novasfh is that it just grab photo from a folder and show them
I am interested in plain picture only (used for people with low speed connection and I need to keep it simple for them to maintain the site.

I just cant remember the module i used to acheve this as i want to replace the mov_novasfh as flash based and it slows down the geting page downloaded

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Ah you could just use

{besps} {/besps}

Simple Image Gallery PLugin

YOu dump images into a folder and set the size of the simple image gallery plugin

It will randomly rotate throught the images

You can use it multiple times an tell it to call images from different folders.

AS its a plugin its very lightweight

http://forum.joomlaworks.gr/simple-image-gallery-(plugin)/

The link on joomla extensions is broken

If you cant get it this way let me know ill send it to you as its free to use

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Oops wrong link

http://www.bretteleben.de/lang-en/joomla/simple-picture-slideshow.html

Its this one lol got the name totally worng but the code to call it right : )

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by:morten444
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Hi StormITSolutions:
That worked well.Have tested with banner her:
http://templates.eadvice.dk
It now changes randomly when you click a new link
I save about 120KB pr page load and thats a good thing
Now on 1.7MB, Little by Little I will reach my target on under 1MB
Thanks alot

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