Prepare an HTML element that will hold our Flash movie.The content placed in the ‘holder’ element will be replaced by the Flash content, so users with the Flash plug-in installed will never see the content inside this element.Then, use the If you want to see Express Install in action, you can install Flash player 7 (or 6.0.65) and visit this page.If you wish to customize the Express Install feature, the source code to the is included with SWFObject.Normally, you would add a parameter called “flashvars” and then for the value, you passing a string of name/value pairs like this: and so on.SWFObject makes this a bit easier by allowing you to add as many variables as you like in a similar manner in which you add additional parameters.
To use the bypass link, simply link to the page with your Flash content on it, and include a single url variable called ‘detectflash’ and set it to ‘false.’ Here is an example of what that link would look like: The example given above is what you need for the bare bones use of SWFObject, but what if you want to use some of the other parameters the Flash plug-in has to offer?
SWFObject works in all the current web browsers, including, on PC: IE5/5.5/6, Netscape 7/8, Firefox, Mozilla, and Opera.
On Mac: IE5.2, Safari, Firefox, Netscape 6/7, Mozilla, and Opera 7.5 , and should continue to work well into the future.
SWFObject makes it very easy to add any extra parameter you may need.
The examples below are a number of different methods you may wish to use to embed your Flash content.
SWFObject detects Flash player versions in these browsers from version 3 and up, and will allow users to interact with your Flash content without ‘activating’ it first.