THAT WORKS !!! THANK YOU AHMED MISBAH! THE WIZARD OF MAC HEADERS !!! The multipics GIF image is OK for the duty, with a slight loss of definition and reduction to 256 colours, but that goes well. Limited cos' of the maxi size of the header to 1Mb to 8-9 pics. But it's a great show improvement !! Other possibilities exist, as various effects and images transitions, but these minorize the number of pics. I'll try more !!

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Comment by Krish on November 27, 2013 at 2:08pm

Very nice Papi Jeff, just taking model details to another level, MAC HEADERS. I likey :-)

Comment by JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN on November 27, 2013 at 6:24am

Thank you very much, Ike!

The animated gif header is on an Ahmed Misbah's suggestion. I created before a lot of page headers with image editing tools and softwares.

1-The 1st point is to obtain an image (or modify a photograph by cut/copy)  of dimensions ~1010x316 pixels. That's the size of the header. 

2-Then, you can paste any transparencies or img or txt you want OVER the 1st img you created, then save the whole thing. This is for the 1st state: creation of a single page header banner. This resulting img mustn't be over 1Mb (particularly for the animated one !).

3-I'm preparing for you, if you agree, a little package of the base files I use, included logos of our site, created by Matt. Yours then to accomodate your own imgs in these masks by copy.

4-Eventually, some little tools let compile several imgs in an animated gif img, that's the way I used to obtain my animated header.

This procedure causes a loss of definition and colours number, but is sufficient for a header.

I hope this will help and waits your e-mail address to join a zip file containing the base files I use as supports for creating single banners.

Kind regards

Jeff

Comment by Ike Ibekwem on November 26, 2013 at 5:55pm

I had a look at your page Jeff and thought to myself now how could I get me one of those FLASHY header thingys! Very nice indeed.

Comment by Ahmed Misbah on November 26, 2013 at 11:21am

Just saw your new header Jeff. Good work!

Comment by Ahmed Misbah on November 26, 2013 at 10:55am
Glad that worked Jeff :)

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