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8 December 2009 at 10:54pm (Last edited: 9 December 2009 10:45am), Community Member, 72 Posts

Looks like you might be publishing to AS3? If so the code you need is different, see below

import net.slideshowpro.slideshowpro.*;

var my_ssp:SlideShowPro;

var paramObj:Object=LoaderInfo(this.root.loaderInfo).parameters;

for (var param in paramObj) {
   if (param=="ImagesPath") {


HTH :)

Edit: Ooops missed a bit when c&p earlier, sorry half asleep, the import net.slideshowpro line..!


20 August 2010 at 11:10am Community Member, 3 Posts

Hi UncleCheese,
Just wondering if you're aware of any known issues with this module and SilverStripe version 2.4.1.

I've had two problems:

1. The configuration tab for a SlideShowPro page is blank
2. The Slideshow doesn't open because the XML isn't coming through. If I try to open the XML link directly in the browser, I see an error page.

I've installed the latest versions of all your modules from SVN.

I have another install on version 2.3.4 that works great using the same host (GoDaddy).



20 August 2010 at 11:57am 4085 Posts

Hi, MrPepperoni,

What do you mean by "see an error page?"


20 August 2010 at 1:24pm Community Member, 3 Posts

Sorry for not being more specific. When I open the XML - in the browser, the server is not returning the slideshow data. It does set the content type in the header as text/xml, but the data is just a SilverStripe error page:

Website Error
There has been an error

The website server has not been able to respond to your request.


2 November 2010 at 5:21am Community Member, 15 Posts

I'm new to this module and have a hard time doing slideshow pro integration.

And reply to Blo's method ( 2nd last of the page )

I downloaded the "slideshow pro for flash 197 Trial", and after the extract, I didn't see any FLA file inside?? ( I only see extension .mxp file )

So, it will be appreciated if there is any help for this. Thanks a lot.


15 March 2011 at 1:40pm Community Member, 17 Posts

Hi Uncle Cheese

I assume you know this but you can get the standalone .swf of ssp to work by adding this to the javascript file

// SWFObject embed
var flashvars = {
      loadParams: "true",
      xmlFilePath: "$ImagesPath",
      xmlFileType: "Default",
      paramXMLPath: "/slideshow_pro/templates/param.xml", //go to wherever you want
    initialURL: escape(document.location),
    ImagesPath: "$ImagesPath",
    startAlbumID: "album-8"

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