Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Google Chrome Roll-out plan for HTML5 by Default

11 Dec 2016   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Google Chrome Roll-out plan for HTML5 by Default

Quote:
Four months ago we announced that we’d be moving to HTML5 By Default to offer a safer, more power-efficient experience. As a reminder, this change disables Adobe Flash Player unless there’s a user indication that they want Flash content on specific sites, and eventually all websites will require the user’s permission to run Flash. To ensure a smooth transition, not all users and sites will be affected immediately. HTML5 by Default and the associated user prompts will be introduced gradually as follows.

The feature will be rolled out to users over a few months. HTML5 By Default will be enabled for 1% of users of Chrome 55 Stable in the next few days. The feature is also enabled for 50% of Chrome 56 beta users. With Chrome 56 stable in February, we plan to enable it for all users.

Starting in January users will be prompted to run Flash on a site-by-site basis for sites that they have never visited before. We want to avoid over-prompting users, so over time we’ll tighten this restriction using Site Engagement Index, a heuristic for how much a user interacts with a site based on their browsing activity. In October all sites will require user permission to run Flash.

More details, including specific Site Engagement Index thresholds, are available on the Flash Roadmap Page. Developers can find recommendations on how to test their Flash sites there as well. As sites transition from Flash to HTML5, this change will no longer affect them and the entire web will become faster, more secure and power-efficient.

Posted by Eric Deily, wrangler of the Default


Source: Chromium Blog: Roll-out plan for HTML5 by Default


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
11 Dec 2016   #2
tetraps

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

It seems like the only way to get rid of Flash is to give it the boot.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Really just changes the video type that needs to be blocked
Fortunately flash block for firefox works well I had to install it because sites using html5 video are auto playing too and are just as annoying if not more
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Google Chrome Roll-out plan for HTML5 by Default




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD using Google Chrome HTML5 YouTube player bug check 0x00000124
Bsod
BSOD Help and Support
How do I change default installation location for Google Chrome?
I've looked up on google to find some people advising to use Junctions to trick it into believing it's installing into current user directory. When I had it earlier, I found some s*it load of .exe in the Roaming folders. I guess they are for the silent updates chrome does in the background. But I'm...
General Discussion
Google Chrome - Reset Theme to Default
How to Reset to Default Theme in Google Chrome Browser This tutorial will show you how to reset the theme in your Google Chrome browser back to default. Here's How: 1. In Chrome, click/tap on the Chrome menu button, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)
Tutorials
Google Chrome default opening position and size
I am quite a highly OCD and lazy person and currently I noticed that everyday late at night when Im doing some work I leave my Google chrome split to the right of the screen and some document on the left side. When I open the browser in the morning I have to manually re-size the window length and...
Browsers & Mail
Google Chrome took over as default browser and I couldn't change
I tried what I found doing a search on setting a default browser (I wanted I.E. 9) and had it set in default programs. But that didn't make any difference, Chrome still was set as the default. I found a post about changing "Chromehtml" in the registry to htmlfile and that would do it. I changed...
Browsers & Mail
How to Use Google Chrome as Your Default PDF Reader (the Easy Way)
http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/image47.png Read More...
Browsers & Mail


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App