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jQuery Simulate RSS Feedburner Image Shake

By Sam Deering



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Ok so I wanted to animate my new subscribe to RSS image (It’s basically a can with an RSS symbol on it but i like it!). I thought i’d make it shake when the page loads for a few seconds and then when the mouse hovers it.

To achieve this I used a plugin called jRumble and simulated click events using the timeout/ function to simulate the shake.

So, I basically downloaded the plugin, referenced it and included this simple jQuery snippet into my header file in WordPress.

jQuery Snippet to Simulate Shake


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Simply refresh the page and look at the can at the top! Then mouse over it! Then click on the can and subscribe to our RSS feed! ;-)

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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