FF1+ IE5+ Opr7+
Frequency Cap Content
Note: Updated March 29th, 05'. Fixed bug that caused set duration to be incorrect.
Frequency capping is a great way to maximize the impact of a content, to avoid visual "burnout." Use it on content ads, special announcements etc.
Step 1: Insert the below script into the HEAD section of your page:
An array inside the script lets you input the IDs of the contents to frequency cap, plus the display interval in hours.
Step 2: With the script installed, simply give the contents you want to frequency cap each with the ID as specified in the script above. For example:
<div id="myad"> //some content //some content </div>
<table id="mynote"> //rest of table here </table>
As you can see, the content can be anything, whether it's a DIV, table, or even an image etc. In the above case, the DIV will be shown once every hour, and the TABLE, once every 3 hours.
Useful tip: To reset the cookie for a specific content so it gets shown again, simply change the time interval for it inside array capcontent so it's different from the current interval (for example, from the current 1 hour to 2 hour). The script will reset the cookie whenever it detects a change in time interval from the previous for a content. This is useful for debugging/ testing purposes.