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19 November 2008 at 11:19am Community Member, 21 Posts

hello everyone. im making a site and i have the following problem.
the site must have continuous music playing on the background.
The only option i found was to use an iframe around the main .ss page so that the outer part will stay the same and only the iframe will change.

Does anyone know another better way? if not, can someone point me where i should place the iframe?

thanks in advance,


20 November 2008 at 5:45am Community Member, 21 Posts



20 November 2008 at 9:23am Community Member, 787 Posts

Although it does not work 100 percent perfect.. You could also use something like XSPF player extended.

It supports auto-resume and works fairly well..


20 November 2008 at 9:33am Community Member, 21 Posts

Thanks for the tip Fuzz10 although in my case i cant stop the playback of the music, it has to be fluent.
If someone can tell me which page calls the main i can probably put that in an iframe and call it like that (?).
If someone knows please share :)


20 November 2008 at 9:40am Community Member, 215 Posts

Hi there,

This is an interesting problem, you could do it with ajax and just change the $Content of the page but this means it would be hard to change the page type and add extra variables if at all possible.

The iframe option could work. You create a pagetype "Player" and make your homepage this page. In the template for Player you only call the flash player and iframe for a different page which will actually hold your homepage content so the address is something like and for the pages inside the frame have the more standerd pagetype and template including all your navigation etc.... I think this would work but if others see problems then chime in


20 November 2008 at 9:05pm Community Member, 21 Posts

Hello howardgrigg and thanks for your answer. it sounds like a logical plan. i will try it today.


20 November 2008 at 9:57pm Community Member, 787 Posts

I would try to avoid the use of an Iframe to run your site ; you will definitely be punished SEO wise if you go that route.


21 November 2008 at 4:58am Community Member, 21 Posts

I know and i really dont like that. but its a must to have music. if i had the option i wouldnt put music, but the person who wants the site has it on a top level priority :S

any other ideas are welcome, but the music has to play non-stop, and with no pop-ups :S

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