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Original Post

anyone know?

Posted at 11:12pm Dec 14, 2009 EST

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BusyTimmy says

Etsy does not support animation or HTML content.

Posted at 11:15pm Dec 14, 2009 EST

WingsDove says

Busy is right - no animated banners on Etsy or other online shops.

Animated "banners" work better as online web ads.

Posted at 11:17pm Dec 14, 2009 EST

Animated banners don't even work well as web ads - I have GIF animation, Flash, Javascript etc. turned off by default, so I don't see any animation.

I'm more likely to click on an ad if it's not annoying or intrusive.

I'm glad Etsy doesn't allow animated banners. I wish it did allow using other formats like PNG, though, as long as they were below a certain file size. Then I wouldn't have to deal with fuzzy JPEG text.

Posted at 11:25pm Dec 14, 2009 EST

SunnyBower says

lincolnapparel, I'm pretty sure PNG is a banner option. I've used it in the past for Etsy. It is less "fuzzy" I agree.

Posted at 11:29pm Dec 14, 2009 EST

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