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Inserting a placeholder while images are loading

Posted on 2011-09-07
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I am using a jQuery slide show called CrossSlide, which is introduced at http://tobia.github.com/CrossSlide/   My web page is at www.mauitradewinds.com/Experts  I need some guidance regarding how to implement the author's method of inserting a placeholder (the first image in the slide show) so that there is not a blank screen while images are loading. Please ignore the broken links on my web page -- I haven't uploaded files which are unrelated to the question at hand.
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Question by:ddantes
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by:ddantes
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No comments after more than twelve hours, but I don't see a Request Attention button on this page.
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Why dont you put it llike this:

<div id="crossslide" style="width:1000px;height:602px;">
<img src="Rotator/1.jpg" />
</div>

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by:ddantes
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Thank you for your comment.  Would the following also work?

<div align="center"><div id="crossslide" style="width:1000px;height:602px;background-image: url(Rotator/1.jpg);"></div>
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by:R-Byter
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It should, but there is a possibility that you'll see that background image during transitions.

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by:ddantes
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Thank you very much!
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by:R-Byter
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You're welcome and thanks for the points.
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