Disabling Video Auto-Play (A How-To)
I have been complaining forever about news sites that auto-play their annoying videos when you click on an article. The problem has become more pronounced in recent months, apparently because videos are a huge money-maker for news sites (apparently young people prefer watching them to reading.)
Finally, I found a way around them and it's easy in all browsers.
- Type "about:config" into your URL bar.
- A warning will come up - dismiss it
- An alphabetical list will come up of various processes. Scroll down to "plugins.click_to_play". Right click on it and choose "toggle." Restart Firefox.
That's it. the next time an article with a video comes up, it will look like like the one below. If you want to watch it, just click on it. [More...]
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