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Embedding Flash in Template using SWFObject2

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Community Member, 5 Posts

17 February 2009 at 11:39am

Edited: 17/02/2009 11:42am

This isn't really a question, more of a tip for those, like myself, who have been puzzling over why embedding Flash into a template using SWFObject2 (as recommended by the SilverStripe team) caused their sites to give an 'operation aborted' message in Internet Explorer 6.

You simply have to close the <base> tag in the head using conditional comments, so only IE sees the </base>. I found this in the FAQs on the SWFObject site:

Guess I should have looked there first before trying to engineer all sorts of elaborate workarounds!