Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted

Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted

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Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted

Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted: Another blow has been suffered by the Adobe’s Flash technology. Internet giant i.e. Google has announced that it is planning to face out Flash support in its Chrome browser as default. In a blog post, it was found that the company has the detailed plans to start blocking the Flash content with the Chrome.Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted

Google to block the Flash on Chrome, 10 websites exempted

The company also said in the post that, later in this year they are planning to change how Chromium hints to the websites about the presence of the Flash Player, by changing default response of Navigator.mimeTypes and Navigator.plugins. This will change the primary experience if a site offers the HTML5 experience. They will continue to ship Flash Player with the Chrome and if the site truly requires Flash then a prompt will appear at the top of the page when the user will first visit that site, by giving them the option of allowing it to run for that site.

It means that users can enable the Flash content on site-by-site basis. Chrome will remember to run Flash on website on all the future visits if the users enable it once.

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To avoid over-prompting and to reduce the initial user impact the Chrome will introduce this feature with the temporary whitelist of the future top Flash sites.

Only ten sites would have Flash enabled by default i.e. these includes

  • Facebook
  • VK
  • ru
  • tv
  • ru
  • YouTube
  • Yahoo
  • Live
  • ru
  • Amazon

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However, exemptions for these ten websites too is only for a year. Google also added that Chrome will also be adding the policy controls so that enterprises will be able to select appropriate experience for their users, that will include the ability to completely disable the feature.