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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Fading through a rotating group of images—slideshow!

Typically, it seems, the DOM markup for a slideshow is harrowing. This example will show how that markup can be made much more straightforward.

Getting ready

Ready our DOM with a simple, unimposing markup. To allow the page to gracefully degrade in the absence of JavaScript, place the initial image as the background of #fodaddy.

<div id="fodaddy">
<div id="fo"></div>
</div>
<style type="text/css">
#fodaddy {
width:367px;
background-image:url('08_cow_one.jpg');
}
#fo, #fodaddy {
height:318px;
}
</style>

How to do it...

Inject the main, viewable image behind #fo and set #fo to a zero opacity so that it is invisible, allowing the main image to be the only item seen by users. Place a new image in

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