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Showpony is a multimedia engine for the web. This wiki may be out of date or missing vital information right now. Please check the date and if it's too far back, be wary!
Setting up Showpony
1. Download Showpony
Go to releases and download the v0.2.0 (or the latest version). Click the link "Source code (zip)". Once you download it, extract the files from the .zip folder.
2. Place the files
You only need to keep the
showpony folder and the
files folder. Put
showpony in the same folder as your story will be; for example, if your still will be located at example.com, put
showpony into that folder. Keep all of the files in this folder.
files folder, you'll see an
.htaccess file. This allows you to keep files hidden from the public before they go live (you'll still be able to access them on the backend and using the admin panel). Put it into the
3. Place your story files
Plop the files for your story into the
files folder! You can determine the order they display on the website by their alphabetical order.
One trick here is that Windows will order files a little differently than the code will. In the code, "1" will show up before "2", but "1" will not show up before "02"- leading zeroes are important if you start your filenames with numbers!
4. Load Showpony in your HTML file
<link rel="stylesheet" href="showpony/showpony.css"> <script src="showpony/showpony.js"></script> <script src="https://heybard.com/apis/accounts/script.js"></script>
A basic Showpony object takes 1 lines of JS. You can paste the following code in your .html file (after the code in #4):