This tutorial will show you how to display Flash content in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
In February 2006, Microsoft released an update for Internet Explorer which affects embedded content using the <OBJECT> and <EMBED> tags which is the primary method for displaying Flash content in web pages. After users update their IE browser, they will have to click embedded Flash content before they can interact with it.
When your mouse hovers over the Flash content, a tooltip will appear as seen below.
In certain cases, you will be prompted witha dialog box before the page loads as seen below. As soon as you click OK, the page will load normally.
The following will provide a work around for displaying Flash content in the updated Internet Explorer. For more information regarding this change to IE, check out the following from Microsoft http://msdn.microsoft.com/ieupdate/.
Previously you would display Flash content using <OBJECT> and <EMBED> tags like the following.
You will now want to do the following steps instead:
1. Copy the VM_FlashContent.js file to a shared location on your website. You can download the VM_FlashContent.js file here.
If your <EMBED> and <OBJECT> tags looked like the following:
You would replace it with the following
Here is an example of what your HTML code should look like. You can also see this example in action here.