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Learn how extend and uutomate your Freeway sites with Actions.

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  1. questionTriggers and Targets in Freeway Express
    There are many ways to set up the functionality in Freeway to make an item or page appear or disappear by mousing over or clicking another item or by using a specific Action to make it happen automatically. The item or method which switches on the display of another item is called the “trigger” ...
  2. questionUpgrading Actions for Freeway 6
    A number of third party Actions will need to be updated before they can be used with Freeway 6. Freeway 6 will copy the Actions that you have installed for use with Freeway 5 or 5.5 when launched for the first time, but the following Actions should be updated before opening existing documents. A ...
  3. questionUsing the Sequence Timer to Create a Self-Running Slideshow
    It is very quick and simple to make a self-running slideshow on your web page by using the Target Image Action (or the Target Show/Hide Layer Action for Pro users) in tandem with the Sequence Timer Action. However, it should be pointed out that setting up slideshows with the Sequence Timer Actio ...
  4. questionSwitching from a Classic Blogger Template Back to a Normal Template so the Code Generated by the Blogger Templates Actions Works Correctly
    Make sure your blog isn't set to use Classic templates. To do this go to your customize section and click on Custom Design, on this page there is an Upgrade Your Template button. Click this and select one of the templates. This will force your blog into using the most recent template type. You c ...
  5. questionProblems with Getting Blogger Template Action Code to Work with a Blogger Template
    The Blogger Templates suite of Freeway Actions makes it very simple to "brand" a page hosted on Blogger.com's servers so it looks like all the other pages in your site - so they show the same header, nabber, etc. However, Blogger.com regularly make changes to their interface and dashboard inform ...
  6. questionHow to get a new Google Maps API Key
    Google Maps have changed the procedure for obtaining a Google Maps API key. Note that you must have a Google account - so if you don't already have one, set one up here. Once you have your account you need to follow these steps: 1. Go to this page: https://code.google.com/apis/console 2. Log in ...
  7. questionCreating a "carousel" in Freeway (Pro only)
    A "carousel" is a slideshow where the images slide into view (either from the side or from the top or bottom) and the sequence can be made to be self-running or triggered by buttons or tabs. It's very quick and simple to create a carousel in Freeway using the Carousel suite of Freeway Actions. T ...
  8. questionTroubleshooting Relative Page Layout Problems
    The recently-introduced Relative Page Layout (RPL) Action is very powerful, and it lets you build web pages which will not break when rendered in a browser, even if the visitor has increased the default text size for their browser. It offers all the advantages of being able to use CSS-positioned ...
  9. questionDisplaying a Calendar on a Form Text Field (Pro only)
    When you offer a form to visitors on a website, it makes it a lot easier for the visitor to choose a date from a calendar popup (see screenshot below) rather than have to enter the date manually. This can be done in Freeway by using the CalenderView Action. Download and install the Action from ...
  10. questionUsing the Scripty Fader Action (Pro-only)
    For many Freeway users, the built-in Sequence Timer Action used in conjunction with a stack of items with the Target Show/Hide Layer Action applied is fine for making a fading slideshow of images on their page. This is done by using the steps in the movie tutorial at http://www.softpress.com/sup ...
  11. questionCreating Gradients in Graphic Items
    It is very simple to create a graphic item in Freeway by using the Fill Master Action. Draw a graphic item on the Freeway page and go to Item>Actions and choose Fill Master. With the item selected you will see the options in the Actions palette (if you can't see the Actions palette, go to Win ...
  12. questionUsing The Carousel Freeway Action
    A "carousel" is a slideshow of images which can be set up as a self-running slideshow or triggered by tabs or buttons. Rather than a fading slideshow, each image will slide into view (either from the side or from the top or bottom) then, when the last image is reached, the carousel will slide ba ...
  13. questionUsing the iFrame Action in Freeway
    An iFrame is an item used on a page which works a a virtual “hole” in the page through which the content of another page can be seen through the frame. This is not to be confused with “framesets” which are something very different – whereas framesets are not as popu ...
  14. questionTroubleshooting Forms created with the PHP Feedback Form Action
    The simplest way to offer a reply form on a Freeway page is to use the PHP Feedback Form Action, which can be downloaded from http://www.actionsforge.com/projects/view/97-php-feedback-form. This will work with most hosts, and you can see how to use it in the Freeway Moment movie tutorial (Episod ...
  15. questionChanging the appearance of the QuickTime Reference Movie Button
    The button on the QuickTime Reference Movie Action (Freeway 5.2.1+) has been toned down slightly so that it validates. If you want to ramp it back up then you can add the some code into the page that will give the button some transparency and rounded corners (Safari and Firefox only). Here's how ...