How to add Flash to Weebly

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How to add Flash to Weebly
Adding flash files to Weebly can enhance the user experience. (Dynamic Graphics/Dynamic Graphics Group/Getty Images)

Weebly is an online website builder program which allows the user to create a modern website. Users can upload photos, videos, add text and widgets easily using drag and drop so that even novice users can create a professional looking website in minutes. Weebly is an HTML based creator, however users may want to increase the multimedia options on their site by adding Shockwave Flash (SWF) files.

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Things you need

  • Weebly account

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  1. 1

    Establish if the flash file is compatible with Weebly by dragging the file into an open browser. If it begins playing, it will generally work with Weebly.

  2. 2

    Login to your Weebly account. Click on the website to which you will be adding the file.

  3. 3

    Open the website page you would like to add the flash file to. Click the "Multimedia" tab.

  4. 4

    In the "Elements" tab, click and hold your mouse over the "SWF Flash" icon.

  5. 5

    Drag the "SWF Flash" icon to the page where it says "Drag elements here."

  6. 6

    Click "Click here to upload a SWF file." This will bring up the SWF toolbar.

  7. 7

    Click "Upload new file." Browse your computer to find the file and upload. On the tab you can also choose the width, height and alignment of the SWF file.

  8. 8

    Click "Save" in "Pages" before exiting Weebly.

Tips and warnings

  • Weebly free accounts enable you to upload unlimited individual files of no more than 10MB each. If your SWF file is larger than this, you will need to upgrade to a pro account.
  • Back up any files before uploading to Weebly.
  • Save a copy of your SWF files for future use.
  • Weebly is an HTML focused provider and not meant for the creation of flash sites.

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