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This isn't actually related to a firefox plugin, or any plugin at all. crossdomain.xml is part of the flash/flex specification. It's a method to allow/validate cross domain operations for flash and other Adobe products, Sliverlight also seems to use/obey the same adobe policy framework. From Adobe's Cross-domain policy file specification A cross-domain ...


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As an end user, the simple answer to this is "just don't allow the banner to run." The term "banner" suggests to me that the applet is nonessential, i.e. blocking it wouldn't prevent the page from working. As a webmaster, the obvious answer is to just accept that Flash is dead and remove the applet, as 90% of your users are not going to see it anyways ...


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FlowPlayer has the seek() function for doing this. (No anchors on that page, unfortunately; just do an in-page search.) JWPlayer has a similar function, though I'm not as familiar with their docs and can't find a specific page at the moment. You'd basically do it like so document.getElementById('playerID').sendEvent('SEEK', 12.5);


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If you are using the HTML5 audio tag, you can scan the HTML looking for a XX:XX pattern and add a link to a certain function, let say ChangeTime, and then do something like this in Javascript: function ChangeTime(time){ var oAudio = document.getElementById(myAudio); oAudio.pause(); oAudio.currentTime = time; oAudio.load(); //for ...


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Googlebot uses code that is custom to Google for converting the HTML pages into text. Google has not released this code, and nobody is sure exactly what they do in all cases. Usually Googlebot just sees the page source and removes the HTML tags. There are many programs that can download the source code of a page (even masquerading as the Googlebot user ...


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Companies that use Flash have a workflow with it and have no reason to change, perhaps. They have the tools and the talent to use it so why change? Flash is readily available on Windows still but it's a heavy thing to have, often requires installation and updating and mobile devices can bog down (the reason Apple doesn't allow Flash on mobile). It should be ...


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The same reason they still support insecure connection modes.... Compatibility. Embedded OS's in some devices and things haven't been updated in a very long time. Perhaps some devices like kiosks are even ie8 on XP without any service packs. Generally, who knows what dinosaurs are out there. Also I believe html5 player is a fallback. It's prob less code ...


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There are many ways you can approach this, here is some that come to mind: Google Search Operators Using Google search and supported operators you should be able to find the adobe flash files, assuming that the sites do not block indexing of those files via headers noindex or robots.txt Use something like this: site:example1.com OR site:example2.com OR ...


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It means that somebody could more easily create a malicious ad. Allowing cross-domain ads allows any flash content on the allowed website (ads) to submit any form on your site or read any data from the current logged in user. Depending on your site this could facilitate: Theft of user data Unauthorized use of administrator functionality Automated spam ...


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You need to check the entire terms and conditions attached to the flash game in question to make sure you have full legal rights to make money off of it. If the game was something you downloaded then uploaded to a server, then look for a file named readme or license or even readme.txt or license.txt to see what the legal rules are with that game. Also ...


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The main reason is codec support. Even though modern browsers support the most common codecs (H.264, VP8, Theora), the support is inconsistent. For example, VP8 is not supported in IE9 and Safari (due to Apple's involvement in MPEG-LA), Firefox relies on the OS/Hardware for H.264 support, and Theora suffers in both adoption and quality compared to the others....


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I found a question on Stack Overflow here related to using JavaScript to track Flash objects. It's best if you use onmousedown() like this: <div onmousedown="clickBanner(1)"> <object> <param name="movie" value="3.swf"> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <embed wmode=transparent allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="...


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Google as far as I know does not have a inbuilt flash maker that will convert a series of images and sound to a Flash Compatible file, so with this said you will need to make your own. When you upload a image to Adwords you can see it says 'Acceptable Formats: PNG, JPEG, SWF and so on.. the important file format to take notice off here is .swf - this is a ...


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If you are using CSS with absolute positioning, you should be able to control positioning in any modern browser. You might have a look at this tutorial on positioning: http://tutorialzine.com/2010/06/microtut-how-css-position-works/


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Watermark it. There is no way to stop someone from saving locally anything they see because once it is seen, it is on their machine, even if not all at once. The best way to protect your content is to transform it into an advertisement for your site. A number of sites do this and every few seconds you see scrolling text that says Video produced by myvideos....


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If your concern is for compatibility, then you would need to change them to HTML5 - many browsers (particularly mobile) just won't execute flash files any more. If you have the .fla file, then you could try opening it in a newer version of Flash and seeing whether it gives you option to export it. I wouldn't guarantee that it will - Flash 5 is 14 years old ...


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You can't do it from the swf file alone (to the best of my knowledge), but if you have the original fla file it was compiled from you can recompile it with a newer version of the Flash compiler. Some changes may need to be made to the code within the file to account for version differences.


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You really cannot load complex JavaScript into Flash. It will not work. You said your signage app supports RSS. One simple option is to create RSS feeds from the data you are trying to get from Facebook or Twitter. You can use PHP, Asp or something else to gain access to the Facebook/Twitter APIs. Then create dynamic RSS feeds that Flash can read. Flash ...


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Google says: To demote a sitelink URL: On the Webmaster Tools Home page, click the site you want. Under Site configuration, click Sitelinks. In the For this search result box, complete the URL for which you don't want a specific sitelink URL to appear. (How to find the right URL.) In the Demote this sitelink URL box, complete the URL of ...


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Look through the website source code for the actual address of the SWF file and go to that link with any browser or download manager and you should be able to get the file. Otherwise you're out of luck.


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JavaScript has come a long way as far as looks go, here's a few good JQuery UI widgets that'll be easier to use with XML. Oh, and it's free. Oh, and it has MIT/GPL licenses. Oh, and it'll decrease load time / page weight.


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May I propose an alternative solution that you might find better? Why use flash to begin with? If you have the swf file, why not convert it to solid Javascript/HTML5 using a program like Adobe Wallaby so that all users can see it with or without flash and with or without javascript?


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I'm one of the developers responsible for building this Visualizer (it was actually me and one other fellow handling the backend stuff). For anyone interested here are the techniques I had to use to make this project possible. There are no pre-rendered images in the entire visualizer, it actually used Flash to warp a tiled texture with a displacement map, ...


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You could have a look at this JavaScript + HTML5 plugin (http://www.turnjs.com). Although it's not Flash it may be a good alternative, especially seeing as this question is 3 years old.


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Was the banner created using a Flash Menu Labs program? If so, refer to the "Legal Domain" section of the Help files. Q. I tried www.domain.com, http://www.domain.com, and domain.com but I still see a warning message over my menu everytime! What can I do? Take a look at the Warning message. It contains a prompt about the proper legal domain. Please ...


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I am guessing you are using Air / HTML JavaScript? If not then you have to use the Google Analytics Flash SDK. In any case, Google Analytics allows custom variables to be tracked. You can create a variable "Custom-Device-Type" and set it as "Out of browser" for air, and "In Browser" for browser (or just don't set it). Its custom, you can set whatever you ...


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