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I recall reading somewhere that you could config FF to not play embedded videos unless you click on them, just like Chrome does. Does anyone know how I can go about setting this up or if it is even possible?

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For embeded videos you can set [b]media.autoplay.enabled[/b] to [b]false[/b] in [i]about:config[/i].

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Type [b]about:config[/b] in the address bar and then search for [b]click[/b], you want to set[b] plugins.click_to_play[/b] to [b]true[/b]


Edit/ similar to above post but for all plugins.

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Thank you both! That worked just fine! I visit a local news site, and often the stories have a video to go along with them, which is very annoying!!

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Now suddenly after the upgrade videos are playing automatically again, despite the about:config settings. Any ideas?

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[quote name='jnelsoninjax' timestamp='1358946965' post='595472996']
Now suddenly after the upgrade videos are playing automatically again, despite the about:config settings. Any ideas?
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Open [b]About:Config[/b] and change [b]plugins.click_to_play to true [/b]The upgrade may have changed it back??

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The way FF works if I recall correctly is that after an upgrade, any custom settings need to be redone

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