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XML News (Categories and New Post Notifications)

XML News (Categories and New Post Notifications)

NOTE: The cookie notification system used in this file is disabled in the preview, instead the top two posts in the ‘Aug09’ category are permanantly displayed as new. “But how are we supposed to preview the functionality” i hear you cry. Well i have prepared a demonstration video for this very purpose. It can be viewed by clicking here (Quicktime Required)

Please Note: The preloader, ‘FJ’ intro animation and the background image are NOT included with this file. The intro animation will be available soon as a separate file.

Summary of features

  • Xml driven
  • Unlimited categories
  • Unlimited news
  • Unlimited content per post.
  • Posts can be fully contained in the viewer, or if you wish you can leave out the full post and just link the list item to an external URL
  • Users have cookies stored in their browser and upon returning to your site they are notified of any new news items and categories since their last visit.
  • HTML Formatted Text fields using CDATA
  • Supports SWF’s and Images with an expansion animation upon rollover
  • Easy to set up, use and customize

  • XML Driven Features The Following elements of the file are driven by XML:

  • Category title
  • Date icon text fields
  • Post Title(HTML Formatted)
  • Post Preview text(HTML Formatted)
  • Post Body text(HTML Formatted)
  • Post Author/Footer text(HTML Formatted)
  • Post Link
  • Link button text
  • Image or SWF Content

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