Crownpeak (Retired)

Do not use Flash

Why is this important?

Adobe Flash used to be a widely used browser plugin to create animation, web games and websites. However it is also known to have major security issues in relation to ads, malware and data collection. As such Adobe along with all major browser providers commited to ending support for Flash by 2020.

How can I resolve this issue?

Remove Flash from your web pages

What topics do this checkpoint affect?

  • Usability

Can you explain how this checkpoint works?

This checkpoint looks for swfobject.embedSWF which indicates the page is using Flash


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