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Using Firefox or Chrome... Is there a way to control which sites are allowed to run flash and disable it for all others?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

You could use an add-on to do this.

NoScript Firefox

Flashblock Firefox

Flashblock Chrome

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Wow, Flashblock seems like just what I'm looking for. NoScript is a bit overkill. – Stevko May 20 '11 at 18:25
The Flashblock Chrome link appears to be dead. :( – ArtOfWarfare May 4 at 13:35

For those using Opera who wish to do the same thing, you can shut off plug-ins (which includes Adobe Flash) for any web site by following these simple steps:

  1. Right-click on the web page
  2. Select "Edit Site Preferences..."
  3. Activate the "Content" tab
  4. Disable the "Enable plug-ins" checkbox
  5. Click the "OK" button

To enable again, repeat the above steps but read step 4 above as "Enable" instead of "Disable."

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In addition to aforementioned solutions, for Firefox there is a native (built-in) one too:

Click on the icon in the beginning of the address bar in Firefox enter image description here

  1. More Information...
  2. Permissions
  3. Active Plugins

And now you have full control over this page.

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This is very useful if you simply want to disable Flash Player on a specific site. – Twisty Jun 19 '15 at 15:08
Chrome has a very similar mechanism as of the time of writing this comment. – Robert Gowland Dec 18 '15 at 4:18

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