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  1. News from YouTube

    I wanted to post the news some time ago, but I was afraid I was wrong. So I waited.
    It seems, however, to be the truth and nothing but the truth (for the time being): YouTube have removed their ads from all videos except the ones that have http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID. (And even there, the ads are gone when we use IE or Firefox).
    So now we can embed YouTube videos - in an iframe or flash object - without resorting to all kinds of malicious means to remove the ads (which does ...

    Updated 07-04-2012 at 10:47 PM by molendijk (Correction)

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    Flash related
  2. Force a page to open in a new tab

    There's an increasing number of sites that refuse to be opened in a new window. For instance, the following doesn't work (anymore):
    Code:
    <a href="javascript: void(0)" onclick="window.open('http://google.com'">open Google in new (traditional) window</a>
    In those cases, you can use the following to open the sites in a new tab:
    Code:
    <a href="javascript: void(0)" onclick="window.open('','_new').location.href='http://google.com'">open
    ...
    Categories
    Post a JavaScript
  3. Forcing YouTube to play videos in a specific quality

    I was having troubles the other day loading a YouTube-video (using Firefox). The URL:
    http://www.youtube.com/v/W13GifsFFfk?version=3
    (this url may work on your machine, but it doesn't on mine (when I use Firefox)).

    My guess was that the problem was caused by the video's HD-quality. So I googled around to see how we can force YouTube to play videos in a specific quality. I found that we can do it by appending the following to the YouTube-url:
    &amp;vq=small ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. Replacing iframe attributes with javascript (HTML5)

    I was working the other day on a script for setting the height of an iframe to match the height of its content and noticed that under certain circumstances the iframe gets its scroll bars 'back' when it shouldn't. This happens mainly when the iframe is given a very small width. Overflow: hidden solves the problem in Firefox (most of the time), but not in IE. This browsers needs scrolling="no", which also works in non-IE. However, attributes like scrolling="no" and frameborder="no" ...

    Updated 01-12-2012 at 09:36 AM by molendijk (Corrections in text)

    Categories
    Post a JavaScript
  5. Select boxes having javascript in the options

    In non-IE except Google Chrome, we can call functions from inside a select box by putting things like the following in the options:
    <option value="bla" onclick="some_function()"></option>
    <option value="bla" onclick="window.open('http://www.google.com')"></option>
    etc.

    This is not possible in IE and Google Chrome. In an earlier attempt to solve the problem, I created a script based on the idea that ...

    Updated 12-01-2011 at 08:46 AM by molendijk (Corrections in text)

    Categories
    JavaScript & Ajax
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