I'm asking because I have tried to make another product work with an artisteer template and it's been a frustrating failure. I know you have some Artisteer specific help, but I want confirmation that it really does work. Especially as your explanation talks about finding code in index.php calling the background and having to comment it out. The BG is specified in the template.css file, not index.php.
the background slider will also work with artisteer templates. We have several hundred customer who are using artisteer based templates with this module and it works.
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