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jQuery for Designers Beginner's Guide by Natalie MacLees

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Time for action — creating a simple crossfade slideshow

Follow these steps to create a simple crossfading slideshow:

  1. We'll get started by creating a basic HTML document and associated files and folders just like we did in Chapter 1, Designer, Meet jQuery. In the body of the HTML document, include a list of images. Each list item will contain an image, which can optionally be wrapped in a link. Here's a sample of my image list:
    <ul id="crossfade"> <li> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agua_Azul"><img src="images/600/AguaAzul.jpg" alt="Agua Azul"/></a> </li> <li> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burney_Falls"><img src="images/600/BurneyFalls.jpg" alt="Burney Falls"/></a> </li> <li> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuala"><img src="images/600/Cachoeira_do_Pacheco.jpg" ...

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