SWF file not inserting in editor

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technomatters
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SWF file not inserting in editor

Post by technomatters » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:25 am

Hi Admins

There is a swf file using for location MAP in locations page since past few years,

We need to update some text in the location page. So we did, surprisingly the map code gone.

We tried to keep that map 10's of times, when we click on "Save" button, the map and its code also disappear

I am using Tinymce

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Please help me how to insert this flash

With Regards
Kishore
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Re: SWF file not inserting in editor

Post by posurreal » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:27 pm

Hello Kishore,

It's easier to change your editor to "none" in the Global Configuration. Add your map and save & close. Then, go back to the Global Config and change it back to Tiny MCE.

The more involved approach is to go into the TinyMCE plugin and "allow" swf. By default, it's blocked. Since browsers are moving away from swf files, you may want to convert that file to html5, webGl, mp4 video or similar.

BTW, if you are using Google Maps API, I noticed they changed their support. I had a long-standing map recently disappear due to the changes.


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