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Yes, it really is Dolly Parton, one of the most honored country performers of all time! In conjunction with the international release of her new CD/DVD set, Live From London, Dolly has added a Silverlight-based IE8 web slice to her web site, www.dollypartonmusic.net. Dolly has even created a video about IE8 web slices.
Dolly’s web slice provides access to these content:
This is a great example of leveraging Web-oriented technologies to improve connections with visitors. IE8 Web Slices represent one way to add sticky content for users even when they’re not viewing the website directly. And based on our observations, these out-of-browser content channels can significantly improve user retention and return visits to the websites.
In addition, IE8 Web Slices are actually pretty simple to create; all based on existing technologies, such as RSS, HTML, XML, etc. Real briefly -
Sample HTML Annotations:
<div class="hslice" id="1"> <p class="entry-title">Item - $66.00</p> <div class="entry-content">high bidder: buyer1 … </div> </div>
To find out more, visit: