Banner Effect Header

Description

If you want to add dynamic animation to the header of your WordPress website, this plug-in is exactly what you need.
Once installed, you just have to enter the email address you used when you created banners using Banner-Effect software and you will just have to pick which banner you want to be displayed on the top of your site.

This plug-in will copy all necessary files for the banner to your website. In a few clicks, you will have an HTML5 or Flash animation displayed on your site.

Features:

  • Display HTML5 (Javascript) or FLASH animations automatically (depending if Flash is available or not)
  • Banners will be visible on all devices (Windows/Mac/iPhones/iPads/Android)
  • Copy banners automatically directly from banner-effect repository.
  • Replace default header.
  • You can also set a different banner for particular pages/articles.
  • Quick and lightweight.

Important: To use this plug-in, you have to download and install Banner Effect software ( Banner Effect Free Edition ) on your computer – a free version is available.

Screenshots

  • Choose a banner from the list.
  • Your website displays a dynamic HTML5 banner!
  • You can even set a particular banner for each pages/posts.

Installation

These are the directions for the install. Be sure to read Directions for Use before using.

  1. Upload ‘the banner-effect’ directory to your plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings -> Banner Effect Header and enter the email you used to publish your banners on Banner-Effect servers.
  4. Then you should see a list of available banner: pick one and it will be displayed as header.

Banner Effect Installation

Important: To use this plug-in, you have to download and install Banner Effect software ( Banner Effect Free Edition ) on your computer – a free version is available.

Then follow these steps:

  1. Install and start Banner Effect.
  2. Create the banner you want to use as header.
  3. Then go to menu File/Create Flash/HTML5 banner… a small wizard will open.
  4. On the Destination tab of the wizard (“Where do you want to save the banner”), choose “On Banner-Effect’s Server” and enter your email address.
  5. Then, finish the wizard to publish the banner.
  6. Back to WordPress, go to administration panel, Settings -> Banner Effect Header, enter the same email address and press “Save changes”
  7. You should see a list with all available banners. Pick one, click “Save changes” again and the banner will be displayed on your WordPress website.
  8. You can also set a particular banner for an article or a page: edit the page, and, on “Banner Effect Header” box, select the specific banner you want to use. Then press “Update” to save the change.

FAQ

Do I need to buy something to use this plug-in?

No, you can use Banner Effect Trial edition to create your banners ( Banner Effect Free Edition ).

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Contributors & Developers

“Banner Effect Header” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2.10

  • Uses curl if available everywhere.

1.2.9

  • Fixed a path problem.

1.2.8

  • Fixed a security issue. Thanks to Netsparker (https://www.netsparker.com) for finding this issue.

1.2.7

  • Fixed a security issue.

1.2.6

  • Checked compatibility with WordPress 4.0.
  • Added an icon.

1.2.5

  • Fixed an issue with image banner detection.

1.2.4

  • Added a new server check(mybannereffect.com)
  • improved banner HTML code
  • Try to replace header tag.

1.2.3

  • It can now replace a div nested in other tags.

1.2.2

  • HTML code is more robust on old browsers.

1.2.1

  • Javascript code is more robust on old browsers.

1.2.0

  • Added an option to replace a div id by the banner.
  • Check if there are spaces in the name of medias and replace it by %20.

1.1.0

  • Check if ‘allow_url_fopen’ is enabled. If not, try to use cURL instead.

1.0

  • Initial version.