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  1. From frameset to hashchange

    In the old days, many designers used frames within framesets to present documents in multiple views. This allowed them to modify the menu for the whole site by just updating the page in the navigation frame. And visitors could go from one (content) page to another without causing a page (re)load in the navigation frame (or another frame).

    Framesets were abandoned when people started to realize that their benefits didn't outweight their numerous problems and that other ways of updating ...
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  2. Custom alerts

    It is surprisingly easy to create iframes that go on top of windowed elements (Flash, select boxes etc.):
    Code:
    <iframe name="ifr" style="position:relative; z-index:10000; background: white" onload="frames['ifr'].document.body.innerHTML='This is an iframe that overlays windowed elements if the zindex is high enough'"></iframe>
    The onload-part will cause the text to overlay any windowed element if the zindex is high enough (except in Safari). Position: ...

    Updated 08-09-2014 at 03:52 PM by molendijk

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  3. Nicer YouTube Search

    A couple of days ago I discovered http://www.yvoschaap.com/youtube.html on the web. It provides code for searching YouTube videos. I adapted the script to my needs, see http://mesdomaines.nu/youtube_search.

    I prefer my script (http://mesdomaines.nu/youtube_search) to YouTube's https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bla for several reasons, among which the cleaner look (no ads and other disturbing info) and the possibility of playing the videos on my own 'search page'.

    Updated 05-11-2014 at 11:48 PM by molendijk

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  4. Removing the YouTube distractions by playing YouTube through another domain

    Hello everyone,

    I created a file whose URL can be used to play YouTube videos without all the distractions.

    Example: http://www.mesdomaines.nu/cleanyoutu...ide=0&vq=large

    (It's a long URL, but a standard YouTube-URL for obtaining a similar result would not be much smaller).

    If you ...

    Updated 04-06-2014 at 05:28 PM by molendijk (Script revisions)

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  5. Embedding YouTube videos: some noteworthy facts

    FACT #1
    This video-url : src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/swfbin/player-vfle5oFqK/watch_as3.swf?eurl=http://safeshare.tv&video_id=YOUTUBE-VIDEO-ID, which uses the safeshare.tv video service, shows YouTube videos without the distracting elements around them. NO ADS! (I wish I knew the safeshare-code for playing embedded videos without Flash, but I don't).

    FACT #2
    Internet Explorer (and, occasionally, Safari) may refuse to play certain videos outside the YouTube-environment. ...

    Updated 01-07-2014 at 03:30 PM by molendijk

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