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NavigatorPlugins.plugins - Web APIs
returns a pluginarray object, listing the plugin objects describing the plugins installed in the application.
... in firefox 29 and later, enumeration of the navigator.plugins array may be restricted as a privacy measure.
... applications that must check for the presence of a browser plugin should query navigator.plugins or navigator.mimetypes by exact name instead of enumerating the navigator.plugins array and comparing every plugin's name.
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Scripting plugins - Plugins
(a bit of history: npapi plugins that used to take advantage of being scriptable via liveconnect in 4.x netscape browsers lost this possibility in mozilla (due to the jni making the netscape 4.x jri obsolete).
... as an answer to this large gap in the netscape plugin api, an extension to the api has been developed that lets plugins be scriptable again, independent of java.
... this extension will also let plugins access the script objects in the browser, and is thus a much stronger and more flexible api.) the information in this section applies to firefox 1.0 and mozilla 1.7.5 and newer versions.
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Using XPInstall to Install Plugins - Archive of obsolete content
it can be a way to ensure a smooth user-experience when obtaining plugins, without obliging the user to exit the browsing environment to launch a binary installer (the classic setup.exe experience on windows) or obliging the user to restart their browser.
...this article is about how you can use xpinstall to install plugins to the browsers that support xpinstall.
...this article focuses on how to install plugins.
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Plugins - Archive of obsolete content
note: plugins are now a legacy technology.
...mozilla encourages website developers to avoid using plugins wherever possible and use standard web apis instead.
... plugins are shared libraries that users can install to display content that the browser can't display natively.
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Plug-in Basics - Plugins
type "about:plugins" in the location bar.
... %appdata%\mozilla\plugins, where %appdata% denotes per-user application data directory.
... profile directory\plugins, where profile directory is a user profile directory.
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Using the Right Markup to Invoke Plugins - Archive of obsolete content
the object element: w3c standards and cross-browser issues the object element is part of the html 4.01 specification, and is the recommended mechanism to invoke plugins.
...future netscape browsers based on mozilla source code will allow the use of a special param element to specify where to get plugins that are not present, but this feature is not available in netscape 7.
...ovie" value="javascript-to-flash.swf" /> <param name="quality" value="high" /> <param name="swliveconnect" value="true" /> <p>you need flash -- get the latest version from <a href="http://www.macromedia.com/downloads/"> here.</a></p> </object> </object> web authors have to specify anobtainment mechanism in mozilla-based browsers -- the browser won't automatically retrieve plugins that are missing if you don't specify where to get the plugin from using the codebase attribute.
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Plug-in Development Overview - Plugins
npp_getvalue is called after the plug-in is initialized to get the scripting interface while np_getvalue is called during initialization to retrieve the plug-in's name and description, which will appear in the navigator.plugins dom object which is used to populate about:plugins.
... to determine the supported mime types, gecko first checks for registry information in the plugins info.plist.
...plugins should use the info.plist approach, and only use the following method as a supplement to support older browsers.
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Plugin Roadmap for Firefox - Plugins
plugins are a security and performance problem for firefox users.
... npapi plugins are an obsolete technology, and mozilla has been moving toward a web which doesn't need plugins.
...below is the roadmap of past and future support for plugins in firefox.
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Obsolete: XPCOM-based scripting for NPAPI plugins - Archive of obsolete content
it does not cover netscape 6 and 6.01 introduction plugins that used to take advantage of being scriptable via liveconnect in 4.x netscape browsers lost this possibility in the new world.
...we leverage some of these ideas to help you make your netscape communicator 4.x plugins exposed to javascript in mozilla based browsers.
... in order to make it still possible to script plugins, some changes have been made to the mozilla code.
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Blocking By Domain - Plugins
plugins such as flash are a performance and security problem for firefox users.
...rather than block plugins entirely, firefox is limiting the impact of plugins by blocking certain domains from using plugins.
... effects of plugin blocking once a site is included in plugin blocking, it is not possible for that site or any subframes within that site to use plugins.
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Plugins
plugins are shared libraries that users can install to display content that the browser can't display natively.
... important: plugins are a legacy technology that are a security and performance problem for firefox (and other browser) users.
... roadmap highlights since firefox 52, plugins other than flash are not loaded by firefox.
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Installing plugins to Gecko embedding browsers on Windows - Archive of obsolete content
to find the plugins directory applicable to netscape 6.1, 6.2.x, netscape 7.0 (and up), mozilla 1.0, and compuserve 7.0 this section details the suggested mechanism to find out where to install the plugin dll so that it is picked up by mozilla based browsers on the desktop.
...hkey_local_machine\software\mozilla\netscape 6 6.1\extensions\ access the plugins value and value-data pair, e.g: plugins = c:\program files\netscape\netscape 6\plugins.
...future mozilla based browsers won't distinguish between plugins and components, and will pick both up from a common location.
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XEmbed Extension for Mozilla Plugins - Archive of obsolete content
overview recent versions of mozilla include an extension for writing plugins that use xembed instead of using the old xt-based mainloop that most plugins have been using since the netscape 3.x days.
...also, when included with builds of mozilla that are based on gtk 1.2 or gtk 2.x, the xt code that hosts the plugins is at best hacky and has been the source for many minor problems including inconsistent focus behavior as well as occasional crashes.
... it's recommended that you have a look at the gecko plugin api reference since this document will include information that assumes that you are already familiar with the way that plugins are currently hosted as well as the apis.
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NavigatorPlugins - Web APIs
the navigatorplugins mixin adds to the navigator interface methods and properties for discovering and interacting with plugins installed into the browser.
... properties navigatorplugins.mimetypes read only returns an mimetypearray listing the mime types supported by the browser.
... navigatorplugins.plugins read only returns a pluginarray listing the plugins installed in the browser.
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refreshPlugins - Archive of obsolete content
refreshplugins refreshes the list of plug-ins registered for the browser.
... method of install object syntax int refreshplugins( [ areloadpages ] ); parameters the refreshplugins method has the following parameter: areloadpages areloadpages is an optional boolean value indicating whether you want to reload the open web pages after you have refreshed the plug-in list.
...description refreshplugins lets you register new plug-ins without having to restart the browser.
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NPN_ReloadPlugins - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « browser side plug-in api summary reloads all of the installed plugins.
... syntax #include <npapi.h> void npn_reloadplugins(npbool reloadpages);code parameters the function has the following parameter: reloadpages whether to reload pages.
... if true, all pages are reloaded once the plugins are reloaded; otherwise, they aren't.
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Document.plugins - Web APIs
WebAPIDocumentplugins
the plugins read-only property of the document interface returns an htmlcollection object containing one or more htmlembedelements representing the <embed> elements in the current document.
... for a list of installed plugins, use navigatorplugins.plugins instead.
... syntax embedarrayobj = document.plugins value an htmlcollection, or null if there are no embeds in the document.
... specifications specification status comment html living standardthe definition of 'document.plugins' in that specification.
Logging Multi-Process Plugins - Archive of obsolete content
when multi-process plugins are enabled, firefox has the ability to dump additional information about interactions between the browser and a plugin.
...from within a command prompt: c:\> set nspr_log_modules=ipcplugins:5 c:\> set nspr_log_file=c:\plugins.log c:\> cd c:\program files\mozilla firefox c:\> firefox.exe the log file will be saved to c:\plugins.log (or wherever nspr_log_file is set).
...from within a bash shell: $ export nspr_log_modules=ipcplugins:5 $ export nspr_log_file=~/plugins.log $ /usr/bin/firefox the file will be saved to ~/plugins.log (or wherever nspr_log_file is set).
Supporting private browsing in plugins - Archive of obsolete content
it also introduced a mechanism by which plugins can determine whether or not private browsing mode is in effect.
... plugins should be updated to monitor the state of private browsing mode and only save private information when private browsing is disabled.
... for example, if private browsing mode is in effect, video player plugins should not record the urls of watched videos in their histories.
Creating MozSearch plugins
firefox 2 uses a simplified form of the opensearch format for storing search plugins.
...it should only be used if your intention is to distribute the search plugin packaged in a firefox extension, or if you are creating plugins meant to be shipped by default in a firefox build.
... for creating search plugins for installation from the web, see creating opensearch plugins for firefox the plugin file the mozsearch format is similar to the opensearch format.
Version, UI, and Status Information - Plugins
bool has_windowless() { npbool supportswindowless = false; nperror ret = npn_getvalue(instance, npnvsupportswindowless, &supportswindowless); return ret == nperr_no_error && supportswindowless; } reloading a plug-in when the browser starts up, it loads all the plug-ins it finds in the plugins directory for the platform.
... if you call npn_reloadplugins, the browser reloads all plug-ins in the plugins directory without restarting.
... void npn_reloadplugins(npbool reloadpages); the reloadpages parameter is a boolean that indicates whether to reload the page (true) or not (false).
Supporting search suggestions in search plugins - Archive of obsolete content
firefox supports search suggestions in opensearch plugins; as the user types in the search bar, firefox queries the url specified by the search plugin to fetch live search suggestions.
... see creating opensearch plugins for firefox to learn more about how to implement a search plugin.
Gecko Plugin API Reference - Plugins
npn_reloadplugins reloads all plug-ins in the plugins directory.
... scripting plugins how the dom handles scripting threading model security model what's in the plugin code?
Monitoring plugins - Archive of obsolete content
summary a new component of the plugin system is now available to measure how long it takes plugins (e.g., adobe flash) to execute their calls.
Browser Side Plug-in API - Plugins
npn_reloadplugins reloads all plug-ins in the plugins directory.
Drawing and Event Handling - Plugins
for windowless plugins, a cliprect of 0,0,0,0 signals that the plugin is not visible.
NavigatorPlugins.javaEnabled() - Web APIs
specifications specification status comment html living standardthe definition of 'navigatorplugins.javaenabled' in that specification.
NavigatorPlugins.mimeTypes - Web APIs
a-applet' in navigator.mimetypes; } function getjavaplugindescription() { var mimetype = navigator.mimetypes['application/x-java-applet']; if (mimetype === undefined) { // no java plugin present return undefined; } return mimetype.enabledplugin.description; } specifications specification status comment html living standardthe definition of 'navigatorplugins.mimetypes' in that specification.
Index - Archive of obsolete content
228 deploying a plugin as an extension add-ons, plugins one of the new features available in firefox 1.5 is the ability to place browser plugins in a firefox extension.
... 301 supporting search suggestions in search plugins add-ons, opensearch, search, search plugins firefox supports search suggestions in opensearch plugins; as the user types in the search bar, firefox queries the url specified by the search plugin to fetch live search suggestions.
... 357 activex control for hosting netscape plug-ins in ie add-ons, needsclassification, plugins microsoft has removed support for netscape plug-ins from ie 5.5 sp 2 and beyond.
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The First Install Problem - Archive of obsolete content
unless gecko does a pre-emptive scan upon startup for desirable plugins that are not in the browser's plugins directory first, the best way to solve this problem is to encourage plugin vendors to leave dlls (and xpt files, if applicable) in a location that gecko can discover at runtime.
... proposed solution on mac os x, the system's plugins folder will probably suffice as an install location in which browsers installed later can find their plugins.
... on linux, a per-profile installation of plugins seems unavoidable.
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Install script template - Archive of obsolete content
the keys are written according to the specification: http://mozilla.org/projects/plugins/first-install-problem.html and follows the plid specification: http://mozilla.org/projects/plugins/plugin-identifier.html **/ // define some global variables var plugin_file = "npmyplugin.dll"; // this plugin consists of an xpt file because it is scriptable // http://mozilla.org/projects/plugins/scripting-plugins.html var component_file = "npmypluginscriptable.xpt"; var plugin_size ...
... = 2000; // (dll file) reserve a little extra so it is not required to update too often var component_size = 10; // (xpi file) reserve a little extra so it is not required to update too often var software_name="cult3d mozilla viewer"; // plids (http://mozilla.org/projects/plugins/plugin-identifier.html) are coined by vendors.
...ation/x-my-plugin"; var suffix = "my"; var suffix_description = "my plugin files"; var company_name = "mypluginco"; var plugin_description = "my exemplary plugin mine all mine"; // registry constant paths // these will be used when the win32 registry keys are written var hkey_local_machine = "hkey_local_machine"; var hkey_current_user = "hkey_current_user"; var reg_moz_path = "software\\mozillaplugins"; // my own error code in case secondary installation fails var nosecondaryinstall = 1; // error return codes need some memory var err; // error return codes when we try and install to the current browser var errblock1; // error return codes when we try and do a secondary installation var errblock2 = 0; // global variable containing our secondary install location var secondaryfolder; ...
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Index - Web APIs
WebAPIIndex
948 document.plugins api, document, needsmarkupwork, property, reference the plugins read-only property of the document interface returns an htmlcollection object containing one or more htmlembedelements representing the <embed> elements in the current document.
... 2573 mimetype api, interface, plugins, reference the mimetype interface provides contains information about a mime type associated with a particular plugin.
... navigatorplugins.mimetypes returns an array of this object.
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OpenSearch description format
this article focuses on creating opensearch-compatible search plugins that support these additional firefox features.
... opensearch description files can be advertised as described in autodiscovery of search plugins, and can be installed programmatically as described in adding search engines from web pages.
...(you can generate a data: uri from an icon file at the data: uri kitchen.) <image height="16" width="16" type="image/x-icon">https://example.com/favicon.ico</image> <!-- or --> <image height="16" width="16">data:image/x-icon;base64,aaabaaeaebaaa … daaa=</image> firefox caches the icon as a base64 data: uri (search plug-ins are stored in the profile's searchplugins/ folder).
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Shipping a plugin as a Toolkit bundle - Archive of obsolete content
one of the new features that is available in firefox 1.5 is the ability to place browser plugins in a toolkit bundle.
...when this method is used, you can choose to either place the plugin into the plugins directory, or place it into your own directory and modify the windows registry to let firefox know where to find the plugin.
...as of firefox 3 (and any gecko 1.9 based application) the use of install.js scripts is no longer supported and plugins must either be shipped as an executable installer or in a bundle as described here.
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Plug-in Development Overview - Gecko Plugin API Reference
npp_getvalue is called after the plug-in is initialized to get the scripting interface while np_getvalue is called during initialization to retrieve the plug-in's name and description, which will appear in the navigator.plugins dom object which is used to populate about:plugins.
... to determine the supported mime types, gecko first checks for registry information in the plugins info.plist.
...plugins should use the info.plist approach, and only use the following method as a supplement to support older browsers.
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From object to iframe — other embedding technologies - Learn web development
they have since fallen out of fashion due to many problems, including accessibility, security, file size, and more; these days most mobile devices don't support such plugins anymore, and desktop support is on the way out.
... however, you are unlikely to use these elements very much — applets haven't been used for years, flash is no longer very popular, due to a number of reasons (see the case against plugins, below), pdfs tend to be better linked to than embedded, and other content such as images and video have much better, easier elements to handle those.
... plugins and these embedding methods are really a legacy technology, and we are mainly mentioning them in case you come across them in certain circumstances like intranets, or enterprise projects.
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Index of archived content - Archive of obsolete content
xpcom objects performance best practices in extensions search extension tutorial (draft) security best practices in extensions session store api setting up an extension development environment signing an xpi signing an extension supporting search suggestions in search plugins tabbed browser techniques promises updating addons broken by private browsing changes using dependent libraries in extension components using the stylesheet service bookmarks.export() bookmarks.import() adding preferences to an extension ...
... install wizards (aka: stub installers) mac stub installer unix stub installer windows stub installer learn xpi installer scripting by example installer script using xpinstall to install plugins install script template xpinstall api reference examples file.macalias file.windowsshortcut install.adddirectory install.addfile installtrigger.installchrome inst...
...localizing an extension mmgc makefile - .mk files misc top level bypassing security restrictions and signing code creating a web based tone generator defining cross-browser tooltips environment variables affecting crash reporting io guide images, tables, and mysterious gaps installing plugins to gecko embedding browsers on windows mcd, mission control desktop, aka autoconfig monitoring wifi access points no proxy for configuration notes on html reflow same-origin policy for file: uris source navigator source code directories overview using xml data islands in mozilla using content preferences ...
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Deploying a Plugin as an Extension - Archive of obsolete content
one of the new features available in firefox 1.5 is the ability to place browser plugins in a firefox extension.
...when this method is used, you can choose to either place the plugin into the plugins directory, or, on windows, place it into your own directory and modify the windows registry to let firefox know where to find the plugin.
...rhapsodyplayerengine_inst_win.xpi install.rdf plugins/ license.rtf nprhapengine.dll the important file here is the install.rdf file.
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Plugin Architecture - Archive of obsolete content
this page contains some notes on how plugins work internally in gecko.
...do not use this document for deciding what plugins can rely on.
... classes there are some classes involved in plugins: nsobjectloadingcontent embed, object and applet nodes inherit from that class, which provides services for loading various kinds of objects.
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External resources for plugin creation - Archive of obsolete content
frameworks and tools there are several open source projects designed to assist with the creation of npapi plugins.
... plugins created with firebreath work on all major browsers, including firefox 3.0 and later.
...project: nixysa project home page description (from the home page): nixysa is a framework written in python to automatically generate glue code for npapi plugins (plugins for browsers such as google chrome or firefox), letting you easily expose c++ classes to javascript from a simple idl representation.
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NPAPI plugin reference - Archive of obsolete content
the articles below describe each of the apis related to npapi plugins.
... npn_getauthenticationinfo the function is called by plugins to get http authentication information from the browser.
... npn_reloadplugins reloads all of the installed plugins.
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IPDL Tutorial
all messages for multi-process plugins and tabs in firefox are declared in the ipdl language.
... the parent actor is typically the more permanent side of the conversation: parent/child actors parent child ipc tabs chrome process content process ipc plugins content process plugin process each protocol is declared in a separate file.
... using mozilla::plugins::npremoteevent; sync protocol pplugininstance { child: async handleevent(npremoteevent); }; unions ipdl has built-in support for declaring discriminated unions.
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nsIPluginHost
dom/plugins/base/nsipluginhost.idlscriptable please add a summary to this article.
... void loadplugins(); native code only!
... void reloadplugins(in boolean reloadpages); void setisscriptableinstance(in nsiplugininstance ainstance, in boolean ascriptable); native code only!
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PluginArray - Web APIs
the pluginarray interface is used to store a list of plugin objects describing the available plugins; it's returned by the window.navigator.plugins property.
... the pluginarray is not a javascript array, but has the length property and supports accessing individual items using bracket notation (plugins[2]), as well as via item(index) and nameditem("name") methods.
... properties pluginarray.lengthread only the number of plugins in the array.
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Structure of an installable bundle - Archive of obsolete content
(>=2.0) /chrome.manifest chrome registration manifest (>=1.8) /components/* xpcom components (*.js, *.dll), and interface files from *.xpt (>=1.7) /defaults/preferences/*.js default preferences (>=1.7) /plugins/* npapi plugins (>=1.8) /chrome/icons/default/* window icons (>=1.8) /icon.png extension icon, for display in the add-ons manager, 32px × 32px (>=1.9.2) /icon64.png extension icon, for display in the add-ons manager, 64px × 64px (>=2.0) /options.xul extension options, for display in the add-ons manager (>=7.0) ...
... additional resources (such as chrome:// or resource:// providers can be registered in the chrome.manifest) application-specific /searchplugins/*.src sherlock search plugins firefox 1.5 and greater.
... /searchplugins/*.xml mozsearch and opensearch plugins firefox 2 and greater /dictionaries/*.{aff|dic} myspell dictionaries firefox 2 and greater of course, an extension need not (and normally won't) have all of these directories.
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Installer Script - Archive of obsolete content
// create the plugins folder next to mozilla 34.
... var pluginsfolder = getfolder("plugins"); 35.
... if (!fileexists(pluginsfolder)) 36.
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NPAPI plugin developer guide - Archive of obsolete content
plugins are shared libraries that users can install to display content that the application itself can't display natively.
... for example, the adobe flash plug-in is used to access flash content (including videos and certain interactive applications), and the quicktime and realplayer plugins are used to play special format videos in a web page.
... important: plugins are now a legacy technology.
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Multi-process plugin architecture - Archive of obsolete content
plugins are a frequent source of instability or crashes for browser users.
... when plugins run in the same process as the browser, any leaks or crashes in the plugin will affect the entire browser: in order to make the browser user experience better, it is possible to separate plugin execution from the process in which the browser normally executes.
... when multi-process plugins are enabled, a shim layer in the browser implements the plugin api (the npp_ functions which would normally be implemented directly by the plugin).
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Adobe Flash - Archive of obsolete content
scriptability refers to the ability of plugins to interact with javascript.
... using the right html the object element or the embed element can be used to invoke plugins in netscape gecko browsers.
... the former is part of the w3c html 4 standard, whereas the latter is a deprecated element, as discussed in using the right markup to invoke plugins.
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Mozilla Plugin Accessibility
plugins in gecko-based browsers have a lot of accessibility issues.
...all browser keys unavailable when plugin has focus focused plugins currently have no choice but to consume all keyboard events.
... the new plugin api will allow plugins to bubble unused keypresses to the browser.
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Getting Started with Firefox Extensions - Archive of obsolete content
all extensions are add-ons, but add-ons can also be themes, plugins, or language packs.
...plugins are entirely different, and they will not be covered here.
... you can read more about plugins and their development in the plugins page.
...installing, uninstalling, enabling and disabling add-ons require a restart to complete, with the exception of npapi plugins, add-ons sdk extensions and bootstrapped extensions.
XUL Questions and Answers - Archive of obsolete content
return to mozilla-dev-tech-xul summaries the frequently asked questions should be moved to xul faq (make sure they have a clear answer.) where can i get more information about creating mozsearch plugins?
... creating mozsearch plugins contains more help information about creating mozsearch plugin on firefox 2.
... more documentation on search plugins is available in the search plugins category.
... there are several options for displaying graphics and animation in xul: <html:canvas> svg <xul:image> (static images or animated gif; support for apng is planned) plugins templates with non-rdf datasources?
Introducing a complete toolchain - Learn web development
many of today's code editors (such as vs code and atom) have integration support for a lot of tools via plugins.
... using code editor plugins to run prettier commands each time a file is saved.
... the final config file should look like this — add in the bolded parts and save it: { "env": { "es6": true, "browser": true }, "extends": ["eslint:recommended", "plugin:react/recommended"], "parseroptions": { "ecmaversion": 6, "sourcetype": "module", "ecmafeatures": { "jsx": true } }, "plugins": ["react"], "rules": { "semi": "error", "no-console": 0, "react/jsx-uses-vars": "error" } } as the configuration now uses a plugin called "react", this development dependency also needs to be installed, so that the code is there to actually run that part of the linting process.
... add the following contents to the new file, which will automagically give us full access to the latest css features: { "plugins": { "postcss-preset-env": { "stage": 0 } } } that’s all we need to do — remember that parcel installs the dependencies for us by default!
nsICategoryManager
rymanager); var enumerator = categorymanager.enumeratecategory("app-startup"); var entries = []; while (enumerator.hasmoreelements()) { var item = enumerator.getnext(); var entry = item.queryinterface(components.interfaces.nsisupportscstring) entries.push(entry.tostring()); } entries.sort(); var entriesstring = entries.join("\n"); dump(entriesstring + "\n"); disable currently loaded plugins by type this snippet here shows how to disable plugins that are currently loaded for the file type of pdf.
... the second portion of this snippet disables plugins from loading in the future, it does not user the category manager but it is included for completness of the example.
... var content_type = 'application/pdf'; // update the category manager in case the plugins are already loaded.
... let categorymanager = cc['@mozilla.org/categorymanager;1']; categorymanager.getservice(ci.nsicategorymanager).deletecategoryentry('gecko-content-viewers', content_type, false); // update pref manager to prevent plugins from loading in future var stringtypes = ''; var types = []; var pref_disabled_plugin_types = 'plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types'; if (services.prefs.prefhasuservalue(pref_disabled_plugin_types)) { stringtypes = services.prefs.getcharpref(pref_disabled_plugin_types); } if (stringtypes !== '') { types = stringtypes.split(','); } if (types.indexof(content_type) === -1) { types.push(content_type); } services.prefs.setcharpref(pref_disabled_plugin_types, types.join(',')); remarks categories have a variety of uses throughout the mozilla platform.
Navigator - Web APIs
WebAPINavigator
properties doesn't inherit any properties, but implements those defined in navigatorid, navigatorlanguage, navigatoronline, navigatorcontentutils, navigatorstorage, navigatorstorageutils, navigatorconcurrenthardware, navigatorplugins, and navigatorusermedia.
... navigatorplugins.javaenabled read only returns a boolean flag indicating whether the host browser is java-enabled or not.
... navigatorplugins.mimetypes read only returns an mimetypearray listing the mime types supported by the browser.
... navigatorplugins.plugins read only returns a pluginarray listing the plugins installed in the browser.
Developing add-ons - Archive of obsolete content
there are three primary types of add-on: extensions, plugins, and themes.
... plugins information about how to create plugins, which are binary components that let mozilla based software display content they can't handle natively.
... search engine plugins firefox supports search engine plugins, which enable the search box to support different search engines.
NPN_SetValue - Archive of obsolete content
variable values the function can set: nppvpluginwindowbool: sets windowed/windowless mode for plugin display; true=windowed, false=windowless nppvplugintransparentbool: sets transparent mode for display of a plugin; true=transparent, false=opaque nppvjavaclass nppvpluginwindowsize nppvplugintimerinterval nppvpluginscriptableinstance nppvpluginscriptableiid nppvjavascriptpushcallerbool: specifies whether you are pushing or popping the jscontext off the stack nppvpluginkeeplibraryinmemory: tells browser that the plugin dll should live longer than usual nppvpluginneedsxembed nppvpluginscriptablenpobject nppvformvalue nppvplugindrawingmodel value the value of the specified variable to be s...
...by default, plugins are windowed.
... nppvjavascriptpushcallerbool sets whether you are pushing or popping the appropriate jscontext off the stack (see the two-way scriptability article on the mozilla plugins project page for more details).
Archive of obsolete content
newsgroup summaries obsolete: xpcom-based scripting for npapi plugins plugins that used to take advantage of being scriptable via liveconnect in 4.x netscape browsers lost this possibility in the new world.
...we leverage some of these ideas to help you make your netscape communicator 4.x plugins exposed to javascript in mozilla based browsers.
... plugins for more information about plugin roadmap, see non-archived plugin information.
Implementing controls using the Gamepad API - Game development
eventually, extra drivers and plugins allowed us to use console gamepads with desktop games — either native games or those running in the browser.
... now in the era of html5, we finally have the gamepad api, which gives us the ability to play browser-based games using gamepad controllers without any plugins.
...now it's easier than ever to deliver a console-like experience to the browser without the need for any plugins.
What text editors are available? - Learn web development
in particular (if possible in your editor), try to: change syntax highlighting settings and colors play with indentation width, setting it to an appropriate setting for your needs check autosave and session saving settings configure any available plugins and investigate how to get new ones change color schemes adjust view settings and see how you can change the layout of the views check what programming languages/technologies your editor supports while you're learning the default settings of most text editors should be fine to use, but it is important to become familiar with your chosen tools, so you can select the best one for your usage.
...the best editors provide many plugins, and ideally a way to look for and install new plugins automatically.
... if you like lots of features and your editor is slowing down because of all your plugins, try using an ide (integrated development environment).
Deployment and next steps - Learn web development
note: there is also an official template for using webpack and also many community-maintained plugins for other bundlers.
...ave a look at the rollup.config.js file, we can see that the svelte compiler is just a rollup plugin: import svelte from 'rollup-plugin-svelte'; [...] import { terser } from 'rollup-plugin-terser'; const production = !process.env.rollup_watch; export default { input: 'src/main.js', output: { sourcemap: true, format: 'iife', name: 'app', file: 'public/build/bundle.js' }, plugins: [ svelte({ // enable run-time checks when not in production dev: !production, // we'll extract any component css out into // a separate file - better for performance css: css => { css.write('public/build/bundle.css'); } }), later on in the same file you'll also see how rollup minimizes our scripts in production mode and launches a local serv...
...: // in dev mode, call `npm run start` once // the bundle has been generated !production && serve(), // watch the `public` directory and refresh the // browser on changes when not in production !production && livereload('public'), // if we're building for production (npm run build // instead of npm run dev), minify production && terser() ], there are many plugins for rollup that allow you to customize its behavior.
Handling common JavaScript problems - Learn web development
code editor plugins it is not very convenient to have to copy and paste your code over to a web page to check its validity several times.
...many code editors have linter plugins, for example github's atom code editor has a jshint plugin available.
...for example, see the "plugins for text editors and ides" section of the jshint install page.
Patches and pushes
patchify search plugins are found in browser/searchplugins.
...upload your plugins icon image to data kitchen to obtain its uri id and add to the xml file within the image tag.
... create a patch of the searchplugins directory by entering the following command in your command-line tool, where mypatch.diff is where you give your patch a name: $ hg add mozilla/browser/searchplugins/ $ hg diff mozilla/browser/searchplugins/ > mypatch.diff attach your patch file to the bug by clicking the "add an attachment" link.
libmime content type handlers
this functionality will be accomplished via content type handler plugins for libmime.
... libmime has a homegrown object system written in c, and since the content type handler plugins need to exist in this module, a description of the libmime object system should be reviewed and understood.
... api's content type handler plugins are dynamically loaded and need to access internal pointers, functions that are part of the c based object system.
Mozilla
here is a very simple example of the observer pattern: creating mozsearch plugins firefox 2 uses a simplified form of the opensearch format for storing search plugins.
...all messages for multi-process plugins and tabs in firefox are declared in the ipdl language.
...xpi modules (so called " bundles") are employed to install a wide variety of software, including plugins, extensions, themes, and thunderbird dictionaries.
Live streaming web audio and video - Developer guides
important: although the <audio> and <video> tags are protocol agnostic, no browser currently supports anything other than http without requiring plugins, although this looks set to change.
...through its plugin system, gstreamer provides support for more than a hundred codecs (including mpeg-1, mpeg-2, mpeg-4, h.261, h.263, h.264, realvideo, mp3, wmv, and flv.) gstreamer plugins such as souphttpclientsink and shout2send exist to stream media over http.
... see also http live streaming hls browser support http live streaming javascript player the basics of http live streaming dash adaptive streaming for html 5 video dynamic adaptive streaming over http (mpeg-dash) mpeg-dash media source demo dash reference client dynamic streaming over http the state of mpeg-dash deployment look, no plugins: live streaming to the browser using media source extensions and mpeg-dash media source extensions (w3c) icecast shoutcast gstreamer streaming gstreamer pipelines via http streaming media using gstreamer on the web gstreamer and raspberry pi acceptance of media source extensions as w3c candidate recommendation will accelerate adoption of dash.js comparison of streaming media systems moz...
CSP: plugin-types - HTTP
the http content-security-policy (csp) plugin-types directive restricts the set of plugins that can be embedded into a document by limiting the types of resources which can be loaded.
... examples disallowing plugins to disallow all plugins, the object-src directive should be set to 'none' which will disallow plugins.
... the plugin-types directive is only used if you are allowing plugins with object-src at all.
HTML to DOM - Archive of obsolete content
frame.setattribute("collapsed", "true"); document.getelementbyid("main-window").appendchild(frame); // or // document.documentelement.appendchild(frame); // set restrictions as needed frame.webnavigation.allowauth = false; frame.webnavigation.allowimages = false; frame.webnavigation.allowjavascript = false; frame.webnavigation.allowmetaredirects = true; frame.webnavigation.allowplugins = false; frame.webnavigation.allowsubframes = false; // listen for load frame.addeventlistener("load", function (event) { // the document of the html in the dom var doc = event.originaltarget; // skip blank page or frame if (doc.location.href == "about:blank" || doc.defaultview.frameelement) return; // do something with the dom of doc alert(doc.location.href); /...
...nt handler: onload: function() { donkeybrowser = document.getelementbyid("donkey-browser"); if (donkeybrowser) { donkeybrowser.style.height = "0px"; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowauth = true; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowimages = false; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowjavascript = false; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowmetaredirects = true; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowplugins = false; donkeybrowser.webnavigation.allowsubframes = false; donkeybrowser.addeventlistener("domcontentloaded", function (e) { donkeyfire.donkeybrowser_onpageload(e); }, true); } with that code, we obtain a reference to the iframe element we declared in the .xul file.
Displaying web content in an extension without security issues - Archive of obsolete content
here it is most important to disable javascript and plugins.
... it won’t harm disabling everything else as well unless it is really required: frame.docshell.allowauth = false; frame.docshell.allowimages = false; frame.docshell.allowjavascript = false; frame.docshell.allowmetaredirects = false; frame.docshell.allowplugins = false; frame.docshell.allowsubframes = false; but what about interactivity, for example if you want a certain reaction to mouse clicks?
Listening to events in Firefox extensions - Archive of obsolete content
domlinkhandler the domlinkhandler object is called by the domlinkadded event in order to detect any rss feeds, site icons, or opensearch plugins for the web site.
... pageshoweventhandlers the pageshoweventhandlers() function is called by the pageshow event and is used to populate the character set menu and update the ui elements associated with any detected feeds or opensearch plugins for the website.
Compiling The npruntime Sample Plugin in Visual Studio - Archive of obsolete content
samples can be obtained from: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/plugins/samples_and_test_cases get the npapi sdk.
...8.3?) and copy it in mozilla's "plugins" folder start mozilla and open about:plugins to verify the plugin is detected open the file "test.html" and begin testing.
jspage - Archive of obsolete content
b=new hash(c);break;case"array":b=[];for(var d=0,a=c.length;d<a;d++){b[d]=$unlink(c[d]);}break;default:return c;}return b;}var browser=$merge({engine:{name:"unknown",version:0},platform:{name:(window.orientation!=undefined)?"ipod":(navigator.platform.match(/mac|win|linux/i)||["other"])[0].tolowercase()},features:{xpath:!!(document.evaluate),air:!!(window.runtime),query:!!(document.queryselector)},plugins:{},engines:{presto:function(){return(!window.opera)?false:((arguments.callee.caller)?960:((document.getelementsbyclassname)?950:925)); },trident:function(){return(!window.activexobject)?false:((window.xmlhttprequest)?((document.queryselectorall)?6:5):4);},webkit:function(){return(navigator.taintenabled)?false:((browser.features.xpath)?((browser.features.query)?525:420):419); },gecko:function(){re...
...ar a=this.engines[b]();if(a){this.engine={name:b,version:a};this.engine[b]=this.engine[b+a]=true; break;}}return{name:b,version:a};};browser.detect();browser.request=function(){return $try(function(){return new xmlhttprequest();},function(){return new activexobject("msxml2.xmlhttp"); },function(){return new activexobject("microsoft.xmlhttp");});};browser.features.xhr=!!(browser.request());browser.plugins.flash=(function(){var a=($try(function(){return navigator.plugins["shockwave flash"].description; },function(){return new activexobject("shockwaveflash.shockwaveflash").getvariable("$version");})||"0 r0").match(/\d+/g);return{version:parseint(a[0]||0+"."+a[1],10)||0,build:parseint(a[2],10)||0}; })();function $exec(b){if(!b){return b;}if(window.execscript){window.execscript(b);}else{var a=document...
BundleLibrary - Archive of obsolete content
only way i found to add the flash plugin to webrunner was to copy my plugins folder from firefox to the webrunner folder.
... not the cleanest, but it got all my plugins at once) istylr: istylr.webapp online web design tool (full win installer bundled with prism is available here - thanks to lars eric for his nsis script) meebo: meebo.webapp miro guide: miroguide.webapp motor0: motor0.webapp useful webapp on maintenance and fuel consumptions managment pandora: pandora@prism.app.webapp internet radio that only plays music you like.
Priority Content - Archive of obsolete content
started: scripting plugins: macromedia flash original: scripting plugins: macromedia flash wiki location: scripting plugins: macromedia flash migrators: dependant on (these parts need to be done, put your name down) completed: soap in netscape gecko-based browsers original: soap in netscape gecko-based browsers wiki location: soap in gecko-based browsers migrators: doron rosenberg in progress: css support char...
...keller equivalents security developer central -> security plugins central -> plugins devedge community -> mozilla web developer community notes from devmo wishlist devedge toolbox tools on devedge examples on devedge started: devedge sidebar completed: standards-compliant authoring tools on devedge mostly completed: tools:validators on devedge dependant on the sidebar tabs and the tune-up wizard.
Static Analysis for Windows Code under Linux - Archive of obsolete content
build gcc corss-compiler with plugin support by default gcc does not support plugins.
... dehydra requires patching gcc such that it can load plugins as shared libraries: # prepare a directory mkdir $home/dehydra cd $home/dehydra #obtain gcc 4.3 sources wget ftp://mirrors.kernel.org/gnu/gcc/gcc...-4.3.0.tar.bz2 tar jxvf gcc-4.3.0.tar.bz2 # get the patches which enable plugins cd gcc-4.3.0/ # create an hg repository.
getFolder - Archive of obsolete content
the value of foldername must be one of the following (info is based on mozilla 1.7 stable branch, might also work in other versions): "chrome" "components" "current user" "defaults" "file:///" "os drive" "plugins" "preferences" "profile" "program" "temporary" "mac apple menu" "mac control panel" "mac desktop" "mac documents" "mac extension" "mac fonts" "mac shutdown" "mac startup" "mac system" "mac trash" "mac preferences" ...
... example to get an object representing the standard plug-ins directory, you would use this call: plugindir = getfolder("plugins"); ...
initInstall - Archive of obsolete content
package the client version registry pathname for the software (for example: plugins/adobe/acrobat or /royalairways/royalpi/).
...a relative pathname must start with plugins/, to be relative to the plug-ins portion of that namespace or java/download/, to be relative to the java portion.
registerChrome - Archive of obsolete content
example example assumes your xpi file is in plugins folder and rdf file is in resources subfolder of xpi.
... registerchrome( package | delayed_chrome, getfolder("plugins"), "resources"); ...
enumKeys - Archive of obsolete content
the following example shows how to use enumkeys to find the plugins subdirectory below the various mozilla-based browser installations.
... var winreg = getwinregistry(); winreg.setrootkey(winreg.hkey_local_machine); var index = 0; var basekey = "software\\mozilla"; while ( (mozillaversion = winreg.enumkeys(basekey,index)) != null ) { logcomment("mozillaversion = " + mozillaversion); subkey = basekey + "\\" + mozillaversion + "\\extensions"; pluginsdir = winreg.getvaluestring ( subkey, "plugins" ); if ( pluginsdir ) logcomment("pluginsdir = " + pluginsdir); else logcomment("no plugins dir for " + basekey + "\\" + mozillaversion); index++; } ...
Learn XPI Installer Scripting by Example - Archive of obsolete content
first, a quick scan of the contents of the xpi file (which you can open using with any unzip utility) reveals the following high-level directory structure: install.js bin\ chrome\ components defaults\ icons\ plugins\ res\ note that this high-level structure parallels the directory structure of the installed browser very closely: as you will see in the installation script, the contents of the archive are installed onto the file system in much the same way that they are stored in the archive itself, though it's possible to rearrange things arbitrarily upon installation--to create new directories, to ins...
...are added in lines 26-41: err = adddirectory("program", "6.0.0.2000110807", "bin", // jar source folder communicatorfolder, // target folder "", // target subdir true ); // force flag logcomment("adddirectory() returned: " + err); // create the plugins folder next to mozilla var pluginsfolder = getfolder("plugins"); if (!fileexists(pluginsfolder)) { var ignoreerr = dircreate(pluginsfolder); logcomment("dircreate() returned: " + ignoreerr); } else logcomment("plugins folder already exists"); in this case, the files are contained within a single directory, so calling the install object's adddirectory method is suffic...
Gecko Compatibility Handbook - Archive of obsolete content
plugins coding you'll find for that some plugins behave differently in gecko than in netscape navigator 4.
... visit the plugins page to learn about scripting gecko browsers, proper use of tags, changes in the plugin architecture vs.
NPP_SetValue - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « plug-in side plug-in api summary implemented by plugins.
... this call is used to inform plugins of variable information controlled by the browser.
Samples and Test Cases - Archive of obsolete content
in addition to those samples, there are 2 more plugins in the tree that might be helpful.
... spy tester npapi plugin test cases mozilla.org qa plugins testcases mozilla.org qa oji testcases plugins verification testing checklist (including smoketesting) ...
Writing a plugin for Mac OS X - Archive of obsolete content
to install the plugin, just copy it into one of these two locations: /library/internet plugins/ ~/library/internet plugins/ from this point, you can simply modify the sample plugin to do whatever you want.
... symbol visibility symbol visibility is a common problem for people trying to get npapi plugins working.
Windows Media in Netscape - Archive of obsolete content
in netscape 7.1, plugins and activex controls are not exposed to the global namespace, but rather as properties of the document object.
...bad approach if (document.all) { // use activexobject or write ie only object markup } else { // use netscape plugins } better approach if (window.activexobject) { // activexobject is supported } else if (window.geckoactivexobject) { // geckoactivexobject is supported } else { // use netscape plugins } use of microsoft's msxml in conjunction with the windows media player remember that windows media player is the only activex control that netscape 7.1 supports.
Mobile touch controls - Game development
dedicated plugins you could go even further and use dedicated plugins like virtual joystick — this is a paid, official phaser plugin, but you can find free and open source alternatives.
... the initialization of virtual joystick looks like this: this.pad = this.game.plugins.add(phaser.virtualjoystick); this.stick = this.pad.addstick(30, 30, 80, 'generic'); in the create() function of the game state we're creating a virtual pad and a generic stick that has four directional virtual buttons by default.
Visual-js game engine - Game development
2) you are free to use any version of visual js library in any other project (even commercial projects) as long as the copyright header is left intact except for plugins on sale and graphics that come with them (they have special commercial licence).
... to make all dependency works in build proccess we need some plugins.
Visual typescript game engine - Game development
client part to make all dependency works in build process we need some plugins.
... if you wanna insert some new html page just define it intro webpack.config.js : plugins : [ new htmlwebpackplugin({ filename: '/templates/mygamelobby.html', template: 'src/html-components/mygamelobby.html' }), ...
Getting started with Vue - Learn web development
you can register additional babel plugins in this file.
...right now, it should contain a welcome message, a link to the vue documentation, links to the plugins you added when you initialized the app with your cli, and some other useful links to the vue community and ecosystem.
Introduction to automated testing - Learn web development
the gulp plugin directory has literally thousands of plugins to search through.
...this works on the premise that things like gulp plugins are basically wrappers around command line tools.
Handling common HTML and CSS problems - Learn web development
many code editors have linter plugins.
...to show you an example of how such plugins generally work: install atom (if you haven't got an up-to-date version already installed) — download it from the atom page linked above.
Client-side tooling overview - Learn web development
developers can also write and publish plugins for babel.
... if you are looking for a plugin to integrate tool functionality into your code editor, look at the code editor’s plugins/extensions page — see atom packages and vscode extensions, for example.
Mozilla's Section 508 Compliance
caveats: 1) although sidebar cannot be customized without a mouse, all sidebar functions that come with the browser are available through other means 2) java and in-page plugins cannot be used with the keyboard, so they must not be installed for keyboard-only users additional features for the keyboard: 1) find as you type allows for quick navigation to links and convenient text searching 2) browse with caret (f7 key toggles) allows users to select arbitrary content with the keyboard and move through content as if inside a readonly editor.
...audio is not a core part of mozilla -- plugins or the os take care of audio playback.
Simple SeaMonkey build
debian linux: # this one-liner should install all necessary build deps sudo aptitude install zip mercurial libasound2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libnotify-dev libxt-dev libiw-dev libidl-dev mesa-common-dev autoconf2.13 yasm libgtk2.0-dev libdbus-1-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev python-dev libgstreamer0.10-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev libpulse-dev ubuntu linux # for ubuntu 12.04 lts (precise pangolin), replace the following line with: sudo apt-get build-dep thunderbird sudo apt-get build-dep seamonkey sudo apt-get install zip unzip mercurial g++ make autoconf2.13 yasm libgtk2.0-dev libglib2.0-dev libdbus-1-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev libasound2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libnotify-dev libgstreamer0.
...10-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev libiw-dev libxt-dev mesa-common-dev libpulse-dev fedora linux centos rhel: sudo yum groupinstall 'development tools' 'development libraries' 'gnome software development' sudo yum install mercurial autoconf213 glibc-static libstdc++-static yasm wireless-tools-devel mesa-libgl-devel alsa-lib-devel libxt-devel gstreamer-devel gstreamer-plugins-base-devel pulseaudio-libs-devel # 'development tools' is defunct in fedora 19 and above use the following sudo yum groupinstall 'c development tools and libraries' sudo yum group mark install "x software development" mac: install xcode tools.
Creating a New Protocol
the protocol hierarchy unless you are working on some special project, your protocol will fit into the protocol hierarchy for multi-process plugins or tabs.
... the toplevel protocol for plugins is ppluginmodule.
Preface
despite what old documentation says, xpcom should not be used to make npapi plugins scriptable.
... starting with gecko 1.7.5 (firefox 1.0) a special npapi extension for scriptability is supported, see scripting plugins.
nsIBlocklistPrompt
xpcom/system/nsiblocklistservice.idlscriptable this interface is used, if available, by the default implementation of nsiblocklistservice to display a confirmation user interface to the user before blocking extensions or plugins.
...void prompt( [array, size_is(acount)] in nsivariant aaddons, in pruint32 acount optional ); parameters aaddons an array of addons and plugins that are blocked.
nsIMsgFolder
alertfilterchanged(in nsimsgwindow msgwindow); void throwalertmsg(in string msgname, in nsimsgwindow msgwindow); astring getstringwithfoldernamefrombundle(in string msgname); void notifycompactcompleted(); long comparesortkeys(in nsimsgfolder msgfolder); [noscript] void getsortkey(out octet_ptr key, out unsigned long length); boolean callfilterplugins(in nsimsgwindow amsgwindow); acstring getstringproperty(in string propertyname); void setstringproperty(in string propertyname, in acstring propertyvalue); boolean isancestorof(in nsimsgfolder folder); boolean containschildnamed(in astring name); nsimsgfolder getchildnamed(in astring aname); nsimsgfolder findsubfolder(in acstring escapedsubfol...
... in nsimsgwindow msgwindow); getstringwithfoldernamefrombundle() astring getstringwithfoldernamefrombundle(in string msgname); notifycompactcompleted() void notifycompactcompleted(); comparesortkeys() long comparesortkeys(in nsimsgfolder msgfolder); getsortkey() [noscript] void getsortkey(out octet_ptr key, out unsigned long length); callfilterplugins() boolean callfilterplugins(in nsimsgwindow amsgwindow); getstringproperty() acstring getstringproperty(in string propertyname); setstringproperty() void setstringproperty(in string propertyname, in acstring propertyvalue); isancestorof() determines if this folder is an ancestor of the supplied folder.
XPIDL
source and binary compatibility some consumers of idl interfaces create binary plugins that expect the interfaces to be stored in a specific way in memory.
... in other words, some changes made to idl interfaces require the author to modify the unique identifier (iid) in order to make it clear to plugins that utilize these interfaces that they have changed, and thus their plugin must be recompiled.
Zombie compartments
compartment(http://techcrunch.com/) compartment(http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?...) compartment(https://plusone.google.com/_/+1/fastbutton?...) compartment(http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/...utton.html?...) compartment(http://cdn.at.atwola.com/_media/uac/tcode3.html) compartment(https://s-static.ak.fbcdn.net/connec..._proxy.php?...) compartment(http://ads.tw.adsonar.com/adserving/getads.jsp?...) (some of those compartment urls are long and have been trun...
..."plugins/like.php?...").
MimeTypeArray - Web APIs
the mimetypearray interface returns an array of mimetype instances, each of which contains information about a supported browser plugins.
... this object is returned by navigatorplugins.mimetypes.
Content-Security-Policy - HTTP
plugin-types restricts the set of plugins that can be embedded into a document by limiting the types of resources which can be loaded.
...amples example: disable unsafe inline/eval, only allow loading of resources (images, fonts, scripts, etc.) over https: // header content-security-policy: default-src https: // meta tag <meta http-equiv="content-security-policy" content="default-src https:"> example: pre-existing site that uses too much inline code to fix but wants to ensure resources are loaded only over https and to disable plugins: content-security-policy: default-src https: 'unsafe-eval' 'unsafe-inline'; object-src 'none' example: do not implement the above policy yet; instead just report violations that would have occurred: content-security-policy-report-only: default-src https:; report-uri /csp-violation-report-endpoint/ see mozilla web security guidelines for more examples.
Index - HTTP
WebHTTPHeadersIndex
42 csp: plugin-types csp, directive, flash, http, java, plugins, security the http content-security-policy (csp) plugin-types directive restricts the set of plugins that can be embedded into a document by limiting the types of resources which can be loaded.
...it applies restrictions to a page's actions including preventing popups, preventing the execution of plugins and scripts, and enforcing a same-origin policy.
HTTP Index - HTTP
WebHTTPIndex
91 csp: plugin-types csp, content-security-policy, directive, flash, http, java, plugin, plugins, security the http content-security-policy (csp) plugin-types directive restricts the set of plugins that can be embedded into a document by limiting the types of resources which can be loaded.
...it applies restrictions to a page's actions including preventing popups, preventing the execution of plugins and scripts, and enforcing a same-origin policy.
mimeTypes.rdf corruption - SVG: Scalable Vector Graphics
symptoms previously you were able to open and display svg content with mozilla, but for no apparent reason its behaviour changes and now it always pops up the "open or save file" dialog when you try to open local svg files, and displays the "additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page" bar when you try to view html with embedded svg.
... note: the "additional plugins are required" bar can appear for legitimate reasons when the svg or its embedding html is broken or served incorrectly over the network (see the svg faq).
frame/utils - Archive of obsolete content
allowplugins boolean whether to allow plugin execution.
File I/O - Archive of obsolete content
here are some of the special locations the directory service supports: (scope: d = product-wide, f = profile wide) string scope meaning achrom d %curprocd%/chrome aplugns d %curprocd%/plugins (deprecated - use aplugnsdl) aplugnsdl d comsd n/a %curprocd%/components curprocd n/a current working directory (usually the application's installation directory).
Finding window handles - Archive of obsolete content
typically the top level browser window hwnd has no children, although if there are windowed plugins (such as flash) visible in the window, they will have hwnds whose parent is the top level browser window hwnd.
Install Manifests - Archive of obsolete content
if an extension includes the following then it must request unpacking: binary xpcom components plugins search plugins dlls loaded with ctypes dictionaries window icons examples <description about="urn:mozilla:install-manifest"> <em:id>extension@mysite.com</em:id> <em:unpack>true</em:unpack> ...
Setting Up a Development Environment - Archive of obsolete content
most xul tools and plugins you'll find online are merely templates that generate the folder structure for the project, and that's not much help.
Security best practices in extensions - Archive of obsolete content
frame.docshell.allowimages = false; frame.docshell.allowjavascript = false; frame.docshell.allowplugins = false; there are more examples listed in the document listed above in this section.
Search Extension Tutorial (Draft) - Archive of obsolete content
in non-restartless extensions, the xml search description may instead simply be placed in the searchplugins/ directory in the root of your xpi, as em:unpack is specified in your install.rdf file.
ActiveX Control for Hosting Netscape Plug-ins in IE - Archive of obsolete content
<param name="pluginspage" ...> is equivalent to pluginspagespecifies a url where the plug-in may be installed from.
Embedding Mozilla in a Java Application using JavaXPCOM - Archive of obsolete content
quals("curprocd") || aprop.equals("comsd") || aprop.equals("profd")) { file = libxulpath; if (aprop.equals("comsd")) { file = new file(file, "components"); } } return file; } public file[] getfiles(string aprop) { file[] files = null; if (aprop.equals("apluginsdl")) { files = new file[1]; files[0] = new file(libxulpath, "plugins"); } return files; } } calling xpcom ui from another thread appstartup.run() enters the main event loop and will stay there until the application exits.
Java in Firefox Extensions - Archive of obsolete content
note bug 834918 about click-to-play effect on java plugins in chrome and bug 775301.
Mozilla Application Framework in Detail - Archive of obsolete content
supported standards and features include data transport protocols, multilingual character data, image data, java and plugins.
Running Windows Debug Builds Downloaded From Tinderbox - Archive of obsolete content
to run tests of the tests package you can, for example, run the reftests as follows: python reftest/runreftest.py --appname=firefox/firefox.exe --utility-path=bin --extra-profile-file=bin/plugins reftest/tests/layout/reftests/reftest.list ...
Frequently Asked Questions - Archive of obsolete content
it's also useful to know that you can check whether mozilla has recognised your plug-ins by typing 'about:plugins' into your address bar (linking to that doesn't work for security reasons).
Supporting private browsing mode - Archive of obsolete content
see supporting private browsing in plugins for details.
URIScheme - Archive of obsolete content
about: about: about:config about:crashes about:mozilla about:plugins about:robots ...
Mozilla Web Developer Community - Archive of obsolete content
newsgroups, mailing lists, and forums by topic: css - mozilla.dev.tech.css dom - mozilla.dev.tech.dom html - mozilla.dev.tech.html plugins - mozilla.dev.tech.plugins xml - mozilla.dev.tech.xml documentation - see mdc:community more at http://www.mozilla.org/community/dev...er-forums.html mozillazine forums mozilla news and development help mozilla (testing and development) mozdev.org mozillazine planet mozilla spread firefox standards communities get involved in grass-roots web standards evangelism efforts through these groups: the web standards project, a grassroots coalition fighting for standards maccaws, making a commercial cas...
Methods - Archive of obsolete content
refreshplugins refreshes the list of plug-ins registered for the browser.
XPInstall API reference - Archive of obsolete content
erties methods adddirectory addfile alert cancelinstall confirm deleteregisteredfile execute gestalt getcomponentfolder getfolder getlasterror getwinprofile getwinregistry initinstall loadresources logcomment patch performinstall refreshplugins registerchrome reseterror setpackagefolder installtrigger no properties methods compareversion enabled getversion install installchrome startsoftwareupdate installversion properties methods compareto init tostring file no properties ...
Creating an Installer - Archive of obsolete content
the installers will be usually used to install mozilla components such as new skins, plugins and packages.
Install Scripts - Archive of obsolete content
components include new chrome packages, skins and plugins.
Archived Mozilla and build documentation - Archive of obsolete content
plugin architecture this page contains some notes on how plugins work internally in gecko.
Mozilla release FAQ - Archive of obsolete content
netscape 7 has versions with a number of plugins (which mozilla.org does not have the source for).
Browser-side plug-in API - Archive of obsolete content
npn_destroystream npn_forceredraw npn_getauthenticationinfo npn_geturl npn_geturlnotify npn_getvalue npn_getvalueforurl npn_invalidaterect npn_invalidateregion npn_memalloc npn_memflush npn_memfree npn_newstream npn_pluginthreadasynccall npn_poppopupsenabledstate npn_posturl npn_posturlnotify npn_pushpopupsenabledstate npn_reloadplugins npn_requestread npn_setvalue npn_setvalueforurl npn_status npn_useragent npn_version npn_write ...
NPClass - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npclass is a structure that holds a set of pointers to functions that make up the behavior of an instance of an npclass (i.e.
NPN_CreateObject - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary allocates a new npobject.
NPN_Enumerate - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary gets the names of the properties and methods of the specified npobject.
NPN_Evaluate - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary evaluates a script in the scope of the specified npobject.
NPN_GetAuthenticationInfo - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « browser side plug-in api summary the function is called by plugins to get http authentication information from the browser.
NPN_GetIntIdentifier - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary returns an opaque identifier for the integer that is passed in.
NPN_GetProperty - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary gets the value of a property on the specified npobject.
NPN_GetStringIdentifier - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary returns an opaque identifier for the string that is passed in.
NPN_GetStringIdentifiers - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary returns an array of opaque identifiers for the names that are passed in.
NPN_GetValue - Archive of obsolete content
bled npnvisofflinebool: tells whether offline mode is enabled; true=offline mode enabled, false=not enabled npnvtoolkit: npnvsupportsxembedbool: npnvwindownpobject: returns the npobject * pointer for the dom window object; see getting the page url in npapi plugin for a rough example npnvpluginelementnpobject: npnvsupportswindowless: tells whether the browser supports windowless plugins.
NPN_GetValueForURL - Archive of obsolete content
description this entry point is designed to allow plugins which implement their own http stacks to form requests to the web server in the same way the browser does.
NPN_HasMethod - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary determines whether or not the specified npobject has a particular method.
NPN_HasProperty - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary determines whether or not the specified npobject has a particular property.
NPN_IdentifierIsString - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary determines whether or not an identifier is a string.
NPN_IntFromIdentifier - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary returns the integer value corresponding to the given integer identifier.
NPN_Invoke - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary invokes a method on the given npobject.
NPN_InvokeDefault - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary invokes the default method, if one exists, on the given npobject.
NPN_PluginThreadAsyncCall - Archive of obsolete content
see also npp out-of-process plugins ...
NPN_ReleaseObject - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary decrements the reference count of the given npobject.
NPN_ReleaseVariantValue - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npn_releasevariantvalue() releases the value in the given variant.
NPN_RemoveProperty - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary removes a property from the specified npobject.
NPN_RetainObject - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary increments the reference count of the given npobject.
NPN_SetException - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary a plugin can call this function to indicate that a call to one of the plugin's npobjects generated an error.
NPN_SetProperty - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary sets the value of a property on the specified npobject.
NPN_SetValueForURL - Archive of obsolete content
description this entry point is designed to allow plugins to affect the cookies sent by the browser back to the server.
NPN_UTF8FromIdentifier - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary returns the utf-8 string corresponding to the given string identifier.
NPN_Version - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « browser side plug-in api summary lets plugins obtain version information, both of the plug-in api and of the browser itself.
NPObject - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npobject is a structure that holds a pointer to an npclass and an integer reference count, and possibly also implementation specific (i.e.
NPP_NewStream - Archive of obsolete content
implementation note: some plugins, notably silverlight, do not set this outparam, and rely on the outparam being initialized to a default np_normal value.
NPP_SetWindow - Archive of obsolete content
for windowless plugins, npp_setwindow is called with a cliprect of 0,0,0,0 to signal that the plugin is not visible.
NPString - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npstring is a struct that holds a pointer to a sequence of 8-bit units (nputf8) making up a utf-8 string, and the number of 8-bit units in the utf-8 string.
NPUTF8 - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary nputf8 is a byte representing an 8-bit unit of a utf-8 character.
NPVariant - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npvariant is a struct that holds a value and the type of that value.
NPVariantType - Archive of obsolete content
« gecko plugin api reference « scripting plugins summary npvarianttype is an enumeration that is used to identify the data type of an npvariant structure.
Theme changes in Firefox 2 - Archive of obsolete content
the third is for locales, the fourth is for plugins, the fifth is for updates, and the sixth is for installs.
LiveConnect - Archive of obsolete content
mailing list newsgroup rss feed related topics javascript, plugins older notes (please update or remove as needed.) while the bloated liveconnect code in the mozilla source was removed in version 1.9.2 of the platform (see bug 442399), its former api has been restored (see also the specification and this thread) (building on npapi?), and as of java 6 update 12, extensions as well as applets can make use of this restored api.
Index - Game development
now it's easier than ever to deliver a console-like experience to the browser without the need for any plugins.
Game distribution - Game development
you can just send them a direct url to access the game, which they can then click to play the game right away without the need to use third party plugins or download and install a large package.
2D breakout game using Phaser - Game development
after that, you can pick any framework you like and use it for your projects; we have chosen phaser as it is a good solid framework, with a good support and community available, and a good set of plugins.
Gecko FAQ - Gecko Redirect 1
gecko also offers the ability to parse various document types (html, xml, svg, etc), advanced rendering capabilities including compositing and transformations, and support for embedded javascript and plugins.
DHTML - MDN Web Docs Glossary: Definitions of Web-related terms
dhtml (dynamic html) refers to the code behind interactive webpages that need no plugins like flash or java.
Index - MDN Web Docs Glossary: Definitions of Web-related terms
99 dhtml codingscripting, dhtml, glossary, html dhtml (dynamic html) refers to the code behind interactive webpages that need no plugins like flash or java.
How much does it cost to do something on the Web? - Learn web development
for example, sublime text is cheap, but comes with many free plugins that can greatly extend its functionality.
The HTML5 input types - Learn web development
most modern frameworks have good components available to provide this functionality, and there are standalone libraries available too (see top date picker javascript plugins and libraries for some suggestions).
How to structure a web form - Learn web development
many assistive technologies and browser plugins can discover <form> elements and implement special hooks to make them easier to use.
Server-side web frameworks - Learn web development
restful routes, plugins, commands, perl-ish templates, content negotiation, session management, form validation, testing framework, static file server, cgi/psgi detection, and first-class unicode support.
Starting our Svelte Todo list app - Learn web development
if you want to globally disable this warning you can add this onwarn handler to your rollup.config.js file inside the configuration for the svelte plugin, like this: plugins: [ svelte({ dev: !production, css: css => { css.write('public/build/bundle.css'); }, // warnings are normally passed straight to rollup.
Getting started with Svelte - Learn web development
it's main current disadvantages are that it is a young framework — its ecosystem is therefore more limited in terms of tooling, support, plugins, clear usage patterns, etc.
Gecko info for Windows accessibility vendors
going forward, this may be the only way to efficiently find the content area, as mozilla will begin to become a windowless application, with an exception for plugins which create their own window.
Accessibility and Mozilla
feedback and constructive suggestions are encouraged.mozilla plugin accessibilityplugins in gecko-based browsers have a lot of accessibility issues.
Benchmarking
in about:addons > plugins, set shockwave flash to "never activate".
Testopia
developing plugins or extensions for any software is like trying to hit a moving target.
Choosing the right memory allocator
ze) pr_newzap (same as pr_new, but zeros memory) pr_delete (pr_free() and also clears the pointer) pr_freeif special cases pr_smprintf(), pr_sprintf_append(), pr_vsmprintf() and pr_vsprintf_append() must be freed with pr_smprintf_free() pl_strdup(), pl_strndup() must be freed with pl_strfree() nscrt::strdup/nscrt::strndup must be freed with nscrt::free allocating memory within plugins there are special memory allocation routines specifically intended for use from plugins, which must not be used from within mozilla itself.
ESLint
see the eslint user guide for which plugins to install in your editor.
Eclipse CDT
if you're on linux, you may also need to set the "working directory" to {your-obj-dir}/dist/bin, and then select the environment tab and set ld_library_path to ".:./plugins:." and library_path to ".:./components:.".
Error codes returned by Mozilla APIs
ns_error_plugins_pluginsnotchanged (0x804c03e8) ns_error_plugin_disabled (0x804c03e9) ns_error_uconv_noconv (0x80500001) ns_error_udec_illegalinput (0x8050000e) ns_imagelib_error_failure (0x80540005) ns_imagelib_error_no_decoder (0x80540006) ns_imagelib_error_not_finished (0x80540007) ns_imagelib_error_load_aborted (0x80540008) ns_error_wont_handle_content (0x805d0001) moz_erro...
Firefox and the "about" protocol
y to display memory usage, save it as report and run the gc and cc about:mozilla special page showing a message from "the book of mozilla" about:networking displays networking information about:newtab start page when opening a new tab about:performance displays memory and performance information about firefox subprocesses/add-ons/tabs about:plugins displays information about installed plugins about:policies lists out the firefox for enterprise policies about:preferences firefox settings (also available through firefox menu > options) about:privatebrowsing start page when opening a private window about:profiles display and manage firefox profiles about:protections privacy protect...
Gecko SDK
the gecko sdk contains all of the necessary tools and headers for making scriptable npapi plugins including the xpidl compiler/linker and the latest npapi.h.
Getting Started with Chat
mibbit does not require flash or any other plugins.
How Mozilla determines MIME Types
if that also failed, the list of loaded plugins is checked for a plugin that can handle this extension, and is asked for the mime type if no plugin is registered, the ext-to-type-mapping xpcom category is searched for the extension.
IPC Protocol Definition Language (IPDL)
all messages for multi-process plugins and tabs in firefox are declared in the ipdl language.
Bootstrapping a new locale
mkdir -p ab-cd/browser/installer ab-cd/browser/profile/chrome ab-cd/browser/searchplugins ab-cd/browser/updater ab-cd/toolkit cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/browser/locales/ ab-cd/browser cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/dom/locales/ ab-cd/dom cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/editor/locales/ ab-cd/editor cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/extensions/reporter/locales/chrome ab-cd/extensions cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/netwerk/locales/ ab-cd/netwerk cp -r mozilla-1.9.x/other-licenses/branding/firefox/locales/ ab-cd/other-licenses cp -r mozilla-1...
Translation phase
this is where you research and select the search plugins, content and protocol handlers, bookmarks, and links to recommended sites on the in-product pages that your locale's users will find in their mozilla products.
Localization technical reviews
search plugins similar to the region.properties files, the list.txt file should be reverted to en-us and amended accordingly as the search plugin productization bugs are completed.
What every Mozilla translator should know
search plugins, protocol handlers, rss/live bookmarks), you will need to upload a patch with the suggested changes to bugzilla and get approval before pushing those changes to your hg repository.
Shumway
the simple method is to install the shumway extension (or run a browser version with shumway included and enabled) and browse to your flash content with adobe flash player set "ask to activate" or "never activate" in firefox's add-ons menu (this will be listed as "shockwave flash" under the plugins tab).
Observer Notifications
plugins topic data description plugin-crashed - sent when a plugin has crashed.
nsICachingChannel
inherits from: nsicacheinfochannel last changed in gecko 2.0 (firefox 4 / thunderbird 3.3 / seamonkey 2.1) this interface provides: support for "stream as file" semantics (for jar and plugins).
nsIDOMNSHTMLDocument
obsolete since gecko 6.0 linkcolor domstring same as body.link plugins nsidomhtmlcollection same as embeds for compatibility with netscape 4.x read only.
nsIDocShell
allowplugins boolean whether to allow plugin execution.
nsIHTTPHeaderListener
inherits from: nsisupports last changed in gecko 1.9 (firefox 3) note: the plugin author must provide an instance to {geturl,posturl}() that implements both nsipluginstreamlistener and nsihttpheaderlistener.
nsIMarkupDocumentViewer
inherits from: nsisupports last changed in gecko 7.0 (firefox 7.0 / thunderbird 7.0 / seamonkey 2.4) method overview void scrolltonode(in nsidomnode node); void sizetocontent(); attributes attribute type description allowplugins boolean if true, plugins are allowed within the doc shell.
nsIPropertyBag
ation language:"en-us" mimetypes:mimetypearray mozalarms:null mozapps:xpcwrappednative_nohelper mozcameras:cameramanager mozconnection:mozconnection mozcontacts:contactmanager mozid:null mozkeyboard:xpcwrappednative_nohelper mozpay:null mozpermissionsettings:null mozphonenumberservice:phonenumberservice mozpower:mozpowermanager moztcpsocket:null online:true oscpu:"windows nt 5.1" platform:"win32" plugins:pluginarray product:"gecko" productsub:"20100101" useragent:"mozilla/5.0 (windows nt 5.1; rv:30.0) gecko/20100101 firefox/30.0" vendor:"" vendorsub:"" __proto__:navigatorprototype from here we can easily see the operating system version.
nsIUploadChannel
history here is that we need to support both streams that already have headers (for example, content-type and content-length) information prepended to the stream (by plugins) as well as clients (composer, uploading application) that want to upload data streams without any knowledge of protocol specifications.
nsIWebNavigation
this includes animated images, plugins and pending javascript timeouts.
Setting HTTP request headers
by not advertising to all sites what extensions are installed this improves both privacy (this makes it harder to track a user known by his set of plugins, addons and extensions) and security (some plugins, addons and extensions may be known to have flaws by attackers).
XPI
xpi modules (so called "bundles") are employed to install a wide variety of software, including plugins, extensions, themes, and thunderbird dictionaries.
Shader Editor - Firefox Developer Tools
webgl is a javascript api for rendering interactive 3d graphics and 2d graphics in the browser without using plugins.
Document - Web APIs
WebAPIDocument
document.pluginsread only returns a list of the available plugins.
The HTML DOM API - Web APIs
d html element interfaces htmlmarqueeelement obsolete html element interfaces htmlbasefontelement htmlfontelement htmlframeelement htmlframesetelement htmlisindexelement htmlmenuitemelement web app and browser integration interfaces these interfaces offer access to the browser window and document that contain the html, as well as to the browser's state, available plugins (if any), and various configuration options.
Media Source API - Web APIs
media source extensions concepts and usage playing video and audio has been available in web applications without plugins for a few years now, but the basic features offered have really only been useful for playing single whole tracks.
MimeType - Web APIs
WebAPIMimeType
navigatorplugins.mimetypes returns an array of this object.
Window.external - Web APIs
WebAPIWindowexternal
see autodiscovery of search plugins.
Window.sidebar - Web APIs
WebAPIWindowsidebar
see autodiscovery of search plugins.
Web APIs
WebAPI
messagechannel messageevent messageport metadata mimetype mimetypearray mouseevent mousescrollevent mousewheelevent mutationevent mutationobserver mutationobserverinit mutationrecord n ndefmessage ndefreader ndefreadingevent ndefrecord ndefwriter namelist namednodemap navigationpreloadmanager navigator navigatorconcurrenthardware navigatorid navigatorlanguage navigatoronline navigatorplugins navigatorstorage networkinformation node nodefilter nodeiterator nodelist nondocumenttypechildnode notation notification notificationaction notificationevent notifyaudioavailableevent o oes_element_index_uint oes_fbo_render_mipmap oes_standard_derivatives oes_texture_float oes_texture_float_linear oes_texture_half_float oes_texture_half_float_linear oes_vertex_array_object ovr_multiv...
Adding captions and subtitles to HTML5 video - Developer guides
plugins if, after reading through this article you decide that you can't be bothered to do all of this and want someone else to do it for you, there are plenty of plugins out there that offer caption and subtitle support that you can use.
Audio and Video Delivery - Developer guides
fallbacks often use adobe flash or microsoft silverlight plugins.
HTML documentation index - HTML: Hypertext Markup Language
WebHTMLIndex
98 <embed>: the embed external content element element, embedding content, external content, html, html embedded content, html5, plugins, reference, web, embed the html <embed> element embeds external content at the specified point in the document.
CSP: sandbox - HTTP
it applies restrictions to a page's actions including preventing popups, preventing the execution of plugins and scripts, and enforcing a same-origin policy.
Web video codec guide - Web media technologies
certain media plugins have enabled support for h.263 media.
How to fix a website with blocked mixed content - Web security
consequently, your website may appear broken to users (if iframes or plugins don't load, etc.).
Mixed content - Web security
malicious active content can steal the user's credentials, acquire sensitive data about the user, or attempt to install malware on the user's system (by leveraging vulnerabilities in the browser or its plugins, for example).
Web security
consequently, your website may appear broken to users (if iframes or plugins don't load, etc.).