How to Add a Entropy Banners

cPanel has an application which allows you to manage banner rotation for your website. The Entropy Banners is useful if you want your visitor to see a different logos or advertisements on your site.

To set up a rotating banner, follow the instructions below:


1. On the homepage of your cPanel, click on the CGI Center under the Softwares / Services.


2. Click on the Entropy Banners link.

Banners link

3. Click on the Add Banners button.

Add Banners button

4. You will see 12 upload boxes. Select the banner images from your computer by clicking the Browse button.

Select banner images

5. After you have selected the image files, click the Upload button. The files will be uploaded to /home/mydemos/public_html/entropybanner/.

Upload button

6. When the files are successfully uploaded, you will see a confirmation message on the screen.

Auccessfully Uploaded

7. After that, click Go Back.

Go Back

8. Click on the Modify Banner button.

Modify Banner button

9. You can set the priority of the banner by selecting from three options including High, Medium and Low. After you have set the priority, click the Save button.

Save button

10. Under Linked to, enter the address of the web page where you want the user to be redirected to when clicked.

Under Linked

11. The Entropy banner is now successfully set up.

successfully set up

12. On the main page of the Entropy Banners, copy the <!–#include virtual=”cgi-bin/entropybanner.cgi”–> code.

13. Paste the code into where you want the banner to display on your web page.

The web page must be saved in .shtm or .shtml in order for it to function properly with the Entropy Banner rotator. By following the instructions above, you will be able to create a rotating entropy banner.

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About the Author: Justin Belden is a freelance web & graphic designer with over 15 years' experience. He is also an Avid member of the Design/Development community and a Serial Blogger who loves to help people by sharing interesting and informative tips and trick related to computer and technology.

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