How to upload and embed Flash SWF file

This is a simple step-by-step guide that will enable you to upload and embed Flash (.swf) files to your website or blog.


1. Make your Flash file (.swf) with Adobe Flash Studio, Aleo Flash Intro Banner Maker or any Flash banner maker available.

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  • Upload your Flash SWF file
  • Get the URL which will look similar to this:]idm.swf
3. Embed on your web site or blog.

For Blogger:
  • Login to your account.
  • Go to Layout, click Add a Gadget and then select HTML/JavaScript.
  • Paste the following code:
  • <embed src="[Flash file URL]" quality="high" allowscriptaccess="always" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="" align="middle" height="100" width="250"></embed>
  • Replace [Flash file URL] with the correct URL from
  • Also, replace the width and height (in green) as desired, Save and you're done.
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