Using Flash

[This is part of a series on Website Design]

Advantages

  • basic animations for your website
  • interactive "games" can be created using flash
  • often used in banner design to improve click through rate and grab attention
  • attracts the attention of the eye
  • can incorporate a mini presentation into your website

Disadvantages

  • increase in file size of the page
  • can cause slow loading times on your website (slow connection user won't hang around and wait)
  • some users may not wish to install Flash onto their computer
  • more difficult to optimize flash pages for search engines
  • not as easy to edit as other more commonly used formats like HTML

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