Chapter 2. Neat Stuff with Images

There are a multitude of cool tricks and techniques that you can do with images alone that can enhance your Web site design. As with every element of a Web page, be sure to use caution and common sense when deciding what to add. The cool image techniques covered in this chapter are

  • Image Slideshow Script

  • Image Map Image Flip

  • Dual Image Flip

  • Mouse Trail Effect

Image Slideshow Script

I get a lot of email asking how people are setting up multiple image slideshows on their pages. I’ve seen a lot of these being used on CNN and other new pages. I’m glad for it, too. I think the programming is good design.

The basic concept is that instead of having 10 different images all on one page, you set up a JavaScript that only displays ...

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