Firefox Converting Past YouTube Flash to HTML5

By HTMLGoodies Staff

With Flash being the dominating force on the web for video streaming back when YouTube got its start on the Internet and then changing the code a decade later in order to leverage the latest standard in streaming technology, it left somewhat of a niche problem with the Flash code continuing to work just fine, assuming Adobe Flash was still installed in the browser, however if it’s not, the user is presented with a nasty "plugin is missing" error message on their screen. With Firefox lacking native Flash integration and plugins rapidly becoming a thing of the past, Mozilla had to act, and they did, click here to see how.



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