troubleshooting Question

Add php code to javascript slideshow

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ReeceFlag for Australia asked on
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There is a "quote" section on my current WP theme (@ home page that I would like to replace with a "cycling" banner of sorts.

Similar to the testimonials on this site's header, I want it to display a random testimonial on page load and cycle through all others.

I have a posts category called "testimonials" (ID=4) that I want it to pull the title and content from for this.

So far, I've managed to figure out how to pull a testimonial at random and display on my home page (if you see the page source, you will see that I've commented out the original content for this area of the home page)...

How can I implement what I have so far with the script used on this site's header?

<script type="text/javascript"> 
    $(document).ready(function() { 
            $("#quotes").load("quotes.html",function() {
        $quotes = $("p.quotes");
        var q = Math.floor( Math.random() * $quotes.length );
        $quotes.eq(q).addClass("next"); // set the next to fade
function f() {
    $(".next").fadeIn(3000).delay(2000).fadeOut(3000, function() {
        // fadeout ended, we prepare the next one
        if($(".next").length==0) $("p.quotes:first").addClass("next");

Because that script is just loading a flat html file and using the <p> with the "quotes" class...

Thanks in advance.

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