type = 'application/x-shockwave-flash'
data = 'http://sitepointstatic.com/flash/shake.swf'
width = '400'
height = '400'
bgcolor = 'black'

Copy the script from here and then paste it in to the head of the HTML document that contains your Flash movie.

<script type="text/javascript"> 
function shake(n) {
if (parent.moveBy) {
for (i = 10; i > 0; i--) {
for (j = n; j > 0; j--) {
//  -->

To create the flash movie,

1. Open a new flash movie.
2. Create a button in flash, right click on it, and insert the actions below:

  on (press) 
 getURL ("javascript:shake(5)");
Georgina Laidlaw
Georgina has more than fifteen years' experience writing and editing for web, print and voice. With a background in marketing and a passion for words, the time Georgina spent with companies like Sausage Software and sitepoint.com cemented her lasting interest in the media, persuasion, and communications culture.

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