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    Question Inserting jQuery Lavalamp effect into my wordpress theme...

    Hello,

    I tried inserting the lavalamp effect into my wordpress theme. However, I was unsuccessful. I was wondering if anyone could help me out a bit and tell me where I went wrong?

    This is the code that I put into header.php (in between the <head></head> tags):

    Code:
    <!-- this is the code you're looking for here below for the lavalamp-->
    <script language=""javascript"" type=""text/javascript"src="wp-content/themes/metric/scripts/jquery-1.4.1.min.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="wp-content/themes/metric/lavalamp.css" type="text/css" media="screen" />
    <script type=""text/javascript"" src="wp-content/themes/metric/scripts/jquery.easing.min.js"></script>
    <script type=""text/javascript"" src="wp-content/themes/metric/scripts/jquery.lavalamp.min.js"></script>
    <!-- this script initiates the function change the #nav to your unordered list's ID -->
    <script type=""text/javascript"">
    $(function() {
    $("#nav").lavaLamp({
    fx: "backout",
    speed: 700,
    click: function(event, menuItem) {
    return true;
    }
    });
    });
    </script>
    It isn't working and i'm not sure what I need to do in order to make it work?

    I have tried putting .lavaLamp after my #nav tag. That didn't work so I put it after my #header tag (which is where the css changes, etc. were anyway).

    Then, I uploaded an external css file for the .lavaLamp class. Still no dice.

    I refuse to move on in my theme creation until I have this figured out.

    Any help would be SO very much appreciated!!

    Here is my site in case you need to take a look:

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    Is the lavalamp bit the menu, or the slideshow? Bot seem to be working in firefox. What browser are you viewing this in?


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