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I have a logo / graphic need which, if I try to put all I want to say onto the logo in static jpg form, it is too much. So I thought have a graphic with various messages coming and going like Flash, but then the whole thing will get toasted (ignored) by many browsers. So I thought have a plain, dynamic and simple logo with the messages I want to display underneath, line by line. So that if that element is seen as a script, only the narrow message ticker tape line is a hole, if you see what I mean.
Any suggestions / thoughts? I really just need to know what to ask for when I put the project up for tender.
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SWFObject is a way of incorporating Flash that first places the alternate content, then if scripting and Flash are enabled writes to the static div/element to display the Flash. No noscript tags are required. Your document looks something like
<div id="flash-placeholder"><img src="alternate-content.jpg"></div>
And if JS/Flash is enabled, it writes to "flash-placeholder." Cross browser compatible, progressive enhancement, SEO friendly, it's pretty much . . . perfect.
And it's open source [code.google.com]
rocknbil, thanks especially, sounds perfect. So I can have my cream (the logo part) and eat it (messages coming and going) if scripts are enabled :-)
Very good - now I just need to find a decent line artist to coem up with the logo I want! I am going to have a graphic designer first design my logo, then get a logo maker to take that into what I need (bad experiences with logo designers and lack of artisitic intuition).