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Adobe Flash is a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages.

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Is a Video Sitemap feasible when the video is SWF and the other is a fallback copy in MP4?

I want to create a Google-friendly Video Sitemap (details here) for pages on my website that feature cartoon animations. The problem is, the video files are in two formats - SWF and MP4. I'm using the ...
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Flash referrer passing/blocking

I have noticed that in firefox when playing a mp4/flv file via a swf player, A referrer is not sent from the swf player. However if we switch over to chrome, a referrer is sent. With this being said, ...
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How to inspect if flash banner does not spread malware or is harmful to site visitors? [closed]

I would like to take a third party ad - flash banner on my site, I can place it as an iframe (to show a page with the banner, hosted on other domain), or I can host it myself. I have seen, when ...
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How to create custom flash advertisment in Google?

Can we create custom flash advertisement for Google ad-sense? like yahoo does? I tried on my adwords account but there is no way except followings, 1) Upload custom image advertisement. 2) Update ...
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Mobile site redirection and Google crawlers

I have a HTML website where users can select a product (going through categories/subcategories) and then when they choose the product they can customize it in a Flash application. I would like to ...
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How to make an apDiv show up in same spot on all browsers

I'm pretty new to the whole webmaster stuff and am just trying to format a slideshow on my homepage to be in a certain area with an apDiv, but as soon as I use another browser it's in a different ...
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Protect streamed videos

I am for html5/flash video player to play videos (stream) on a website and we want to protect our material as much as we can. any suggestions ? Edit We want it to limit the download of the video and ...
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How do I convert a .swf file to HTML5 and make changes in the code?

I have an animation (.swf) that I want to convert to HTML5 and then edit a few of the links that appears in the animation. I have tried Google Swiffy and it outputs something that works really well ...
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How to convert Shockwave Flash 5 files to newer version

How would you go about upgrading old Shockwave Flash files to a newer version? In my case, I have files from Shockwave Flash 5 and see that Adobe is currently on version 12. I want to be sure to ...
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Flash Twitter and Facebook widgets

I'm stuck with a crappy digital signage platform that only renders .html and .swf files (and RSS feeds). No customization of RSS, only way to show something dynamic in a pretty way is to use Flash. ...
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Google displaying swf menu in SiteLinks

I have a website that uses a Flash based menu as its main navigation. A plain HTML fallback version is "lying underneath", the swf is embedded using swfobject. swfobject.embedSWF('MENU.swf', 'menu', ...
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Download swf files from a flash site embedded with SWFObject?

We need to download swf files from a Moto CMS and we don't have access through FTP. The swfs are embedded with object tags. Is there a way to get the data from an object without an FTP connection? ...
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Debugging “Flex error #1001” in Google results

In the little summary extract which Google displays about pages from a site I administer, there's frequently a Flash error message: Page Title www.example.com/.../Slug_of_the_page Flex ...
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flash slideshow needed with special license

I've been searching the web for an image flash slideshow similar to http://www.dwuser.com/flashslideshow/ or http://www.monoslideshow.com/ However, the main problem with those is the license. for ...
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Flash intro or embedded video?

So a client of mine wants his homepage to start off something like this: http://www.roche-bobois.com/#/en-CA/home (It's basically a Flash intro that starts with a vector drawing of a furniture ...
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Is there a flash/html5 audio player that allows links to jump to a specfic time?

I am looking for a web audio player to embed on my website that allows links to jump to a specific time in the audio, a la youtube. I am uploading lecture audio from lectures that are over an hour. ...
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360 degree panoramic view implementation [closed]

I would like to implement a panoramic view player on my website. I did some research and found the following options: buy Flash player, use Quicktime, or HTML5 I was wondering if someone has ...
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Does anyone know about some Flash or JS image gallery that allows multiple image selection simultaneously?

I need to show a list of image thumbnails, and the user should be able to select one or more images from this list and then the selected images should be "best fit" displayed. For example, with 3 ...
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General Properties\Legal Domain warning on flash

I had a website containing 2 flash items (menu and banner). Everthing were fine, but for some reasons I had to change its hosting to a new server. Now, I have a warning frame on the banner that says: ...
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How to track Google Analytics of Adobe Air app?

I have written an Adobe Air desktop application that tracks a bunch of websites and displays images from the websites in the app. I'd like to make it so that the webmasters can see that page views are ...
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Is Nowness.com using Flash to achieve the slideshow effect on their homepage?

The website I am trying to develop has asked for a slider much like the one on Nowness.com. http://www.nowness.com/ The specific functionality they would like is that at the end of the slide show or ...
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Where can I ask for a specific flash animation (free\paypal payment)?

Is there any site I can write a request for a specific flash animation that I desire? What is the recommended user-friendly software to create flash that a newbie like me can use?
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Modify and Intergrate a custom MP3 Player [closed]

This is a Flash MP3 Player I have found on internet, and I was looking for his .fla file so I can modify it and add some text on it. Do you know where I can get the source of this flash player.
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Why am I seeing unexpected requests for “crossdomain.xml” in my logs?

I've getting lots of 404 errors from crossdomain.xml. Here are the request details, as provided by Google App Engine: 404 22ms 19cpu_ms 0kb Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/534.30 ...
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SEO for multimedia site with little text

How would one optimize a flash website that consists primarily of images and video and has minimal text (i.e. only navigation), without changing the visual design of the site? If one were to use the ...
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Embedding *.swf objects: javascript vs xhtml [closed]

I am a newbie in webdesign and I´ve been wondering which is the modern way to embed swf objects. I've been using the following html code: <object id="flash1" data="presentacion/prototipe.swf" ...
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Several audio tracks with a flash video

I have videos in different formats (wma, mkv) with several audio tracks (one by language). I would like to make these videos available in streaming for video-on-demand. One told me that the flash ...
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Prezi HTML 5 & html5 book recommendation

I was wondering what were you thought on being able to build an app similar to prezi (presentation app) using HTML 5. Also while you're at it, I'm looking for a good HTML 5 book recommendation. ...
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Is there a way to test if a browser supports flash/silverlight?

I'm trying to determine if a browser that my content is being pushed to supports flash/silverlight. That way, if there is no support on the browser, I can interchange the flash/silverlight components ...
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Track a Adobe Flash app hosted on multiple domains with Google Analytics

I'm working on a flash app that's gonna be distributed to more and more partners (and obviously domains). It needs to be tracked aggregated and also separately. I implemented Google Analytics using ...
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Is there any downside to using <embed> with Flash content?

I've recently learned that HTML5 now officially supports the <embed> tag. With that in mind, is there any reason not to just use it to embed Flash content into HTML5? Would there be any browser ...
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I've built a new website using html5, should I have built in flash instead? [closed]

I am web developer. For a new project of mine I decided to built a very complex website using html 5. Having now looked at the final product I am not sure, should I have just used plain old flash ...
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What type of video player is this?

I'm looking for something like this video player (http://www.be-creative.tv/#/brian-Leonard-02-02/) or something very similar. Does anyone have any ideas? Doesn't necessarily have to be free. HTML 5 ...
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Updating to Flex 4, need advice

Our users are older salespeople, most of whom don't understand the concept of a plugin, so telling them to update their flash player is not an option (I have tried in the past). However, updating our ...
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Why is video streaming so slow from my site?

I have some .flv files on my site and I've been using JWplayer to embed them into my webpages. The embedding looks like this: <embed flashvars="file=/tmp/<?php echo $row["location"]; ...
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Need Advice… Website is flash only

I currently have a website that is just one big flash file. It looks good and I am satisfied with it but I have been told that it may not ever rank very well in google and yahoo since it is only ...
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Why use flash to as content headings? Why not?

A large number of sites lately which use Flash to replace what would be simple HTML headings (h1, h2, h3). Some of them do it consistently for every header. Why would you do this? What are the pros ...
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Free way to create flash content, OpenLaszlo?

I am an experienced web developer on a shoestring budget. What free or very inexpensive ways exist to create a website using Adobe Flash? Even low-level manipulations would be appreciated, like an ...
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.htaccess: Redirect Hotlink Flash --> Site with embed Flash

I have some PHP sites that embeds SWF files. These SWF files are now linked to by some other guys. And I don't want them to simply open the SWF, I want them to force being redirect to the page where ...
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Are there any security considerations if users are allowed to upload flash files

Lets say I have a website where users are allowed to upload files which will be displayed publicly as a portfolio gallery. For example, users might upload screenshots of a website they designed, or a ...
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Any free skinable alternatives for Flowplayer for video playback?

Are there any good free skinable Flash video players, other than Flowplayer? I need something that works well in IE. Something open source would also be nice.
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Is there a single video compression settings set that will allow the same file be used for Flash .flv and iPhone H.264 playback?

Since flv supports H.264 playback and iPhone/iPad also supports h.264 playback are there any compression settings that can be used to support playback on both platforms without needing to store/serve ...
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Embedded youtube video does not show in IE8 64bit

When embedding a youtube video on my website, i get a box with a red 'x' in Internet Explorer(64 bit) Any ways to fix this?
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Has anyone been able to convert a site's media content from flash to html5?

I'm looking to convert a site from Flash based video to HTML5, the current video uses time marks to display slides (kind of like how youtube has ads on their videos). But the difference between ...
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Intentional placing of text in clipboard

By intentional I mean the user is actively clicking a button or performing an action that leads to certain text being places in their clipboard. As far as I know the only solution to this is Zero ...
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How can i replicated this functionality?

http://www.astorandblack.com/ab/bespokevisualizer/ (click on "continue as guest") A client wants this "bespoke visualizer" on their site. Is there a third party plugin I can buy for this? It can be ...
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PDF page flip (open source)

I'm doing a web site for a client, and he requested a PDF page flip on it. I've been looking for sometime, but can't quite find anything appropriate. I have the URLs to PDFs in my database, and I ...
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Image editor Applet

I'm using codeigniter + jquery on a linux server and i want to integrate in my website a photo/image editor (after that an user have uploaded an image, he must be able to edit it), i need just some ...
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Is it possible to play a external (e.g. from youtube) flash-video with html5 on my site?

I would like to use my site as a "gateway" for watching flash-videos in HTMl5.. Is this possible? What are the requirements?
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Do Flash head banner texts need to coincide with the text on the underlying HTML banner?

Let's say you have a flash head banner on the page that you are trying to optimize. Let's also assume that you've incorporated an underlying HTML banner for SEO purposes. Now, do you think Google ...