Can I turn off videos on articles?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback and Support' started by ISC, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. ISC

    ISC Member

    Oct 15, 2009
    Computer Programmer
    Is there anyway to turn off the videos on top of the articles? For example, I open up the new monday musings only to have the top half of my screen dominated by a video about lazard and netten being named to the big 12 first team from . Seriously, my entire screen is the video and not any of the article.... this is NOT a good thing if you ask me.

    Also, auto-loading videos like this is NOT a good thing for those of us on work networks as it uses more bandwidth (which may be monitored).

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  2. SeattleClone

    SeattleClone Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2006
    There is nothing more disrespectful to your users than autoplay videos, in my opinion. The fact that the videos usually have nothing to do with the blog you're trying to read leads me to believe it is monetized somehow... So I just added them to my AdBlock filter, and that stops them.
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  3. Clones8686

    Clones8686 Active Member

    Jan 19, 2015
    Seconding this, autoplay videos is the one thing that will make me stop using a website. I'm making a rare exception on this site and just blocking them instead.
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