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Create free XML photo gallery with transition effects

This XML photo gallery tutorial is mainly about how to create XML photo gallery with free XML gallery template. In addition we introduce another free flash photo gallery software which can create various flash gallery without XML skills.

So the tutorial will include two parts:
How to make free XML photo gallery ;
Another free flash photo gallery tutorial without XML skills;

Now follow my steps and I am sure you will pick up the free XML photo gallery tutorial in minutes.

Step 1: Download free XML gallery template.

Download free XML photo gallery source file and unzip it. The package should include images folder, image_loader.fla file, image_loader.swf file, and images.XML file and image_loader.html file.
Open image_loader.swf file or image_loader.html file to see the original samples as below thumbnail:

free xml gallery screenshot

Step 2: Add your digital photos to image folder.

Choose your favorite photos to add into image folder. There is no quantity limitation for digital photos. However, in order to get a good presentation, the size of your digital photo should not exceed 500px*500px.

Step 3: Edit XML file for adding digital photos.

Open images.XML file with a text editor, such as Dreamweaver MX. You will notice that all images are described with the following XML tags located between the <IMAGE> and </IMAGE> tags. You can place as many images as you want by copy and paste the content between the <IMAGE> and </IMAGE> tags. You just need to revise the red content according to your own photos' name.

<IMAGE TRANSITION="1" ALT_PAUSE = "6000"> images/ gallery01.jpg </IMAGE>

Step 4: Set transition effect and duration time.

Look the XML code again, and you can set the transition effect by revise the value of "TRANSITION" attribute. You can write 0-9 ten numbers. 0 represent random transition. Regarding to the duration time, you can revise the value of "ALT_PAUSE" attribute.

<IMAGE TRANSITION="1" ALT_PAUSE = "6000"> images/ gallery01.jpg </IMAGE>

Step 5: Upload your XML photo gallery on website.

Copy and paste the following HTML code to your website, such as MySpace, Blogger. So long as your website supports HTML code, you can put it anywhere as you like. Don't forget to revise the red URL blow to your own URL. See more about upload flash photo gallery on website.

<object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowScriptAccess="never" allowNetworking="internal" height="264" width="550" data="http://www.flash-gallery-software.com/images/tutorials/flash_banner/banner550.swf">
<param name="allowScriptAccess" value="never" />
<param name="allowNetworking" value="internal" />
<param name="movie" value="http://www.flash-gallery-software.com/images/tutorials/flash_banner/banner550.swf" />
<param name="quality" value="high" />
</object>

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Watch the following 3D flash photo flow gallery made by free flash gallery templates.

3D Flash Photo Flow Gallery

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Simple steps for making flash photo gallery without XML skills:
Step 1: Add your digital photos & music to Flash Gallery Factory;
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Step 3: Output and save the gallery as SWF or HTML format.
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