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Stop ALL videos autoplaying - not just those with sound

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Previously I had the 'autoplay' option set to false. Now with the update (I'm on 63.0.1, Windows, 64 bit) I have

media.autoplay.default = 1 media.autoplay.ask-permission = true media.autoplay.enabled.user-gestures-needed = true

I want all videos to not play, not just those with sound. How can I stop all videos playing?

Thanks.

Previously I had the 'autoplay' option set to false. Now with the update (I'm on 63.0.1, Windows, 64 bit) I have media.autoplay.default = 1 media.autoplay.ask-permission = true media.autoplay.enabled.user-gestures-needed = true I want all videos to not play, not just those with sound. How can I stop all videos playing? Thanks.

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Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!!

Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!!
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ChrompSquad said

Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!!

I dunno. Edit it to About:Config and go.

Video Autoplay: See

''ChrompSquad [[#answer-1170729|said]]'' <blockquote> Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!! </blockquote> I dunno. Edit it to '''About:Config''' and go. Video Autoplay: See *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1238380#answer-1167225
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You may have once typed about:config/ with a slash appended.

You can use these steps to remove saved items from an autocomplete drop-down list.

  1. click the (empty) input field on the web page to open the drop-down list
  2. highlight an entry in the drop-down list with cursor Down key
    do not click the mouse or press the Enter key
  3. press the Delete key (on Mac: Shift+Delete) to delete the highlighted entry

Note that hovering with the mouse no longer works.

You may have once typed <b>about:config/</b> with a slash appended. You can use these steps to remove saved items from an autocomplete drop-down list. #click the (empty) input field on the web page to open the drop-down list #highlight an entry in the drop-down list with cursor Down key<br>do not click the mouse or press the Enter key #press the Delete key (on Mac: Shift+Delete) to delete the highlighted entry Note that hovering with the mouse no longer works.
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See also: *Disable HTML5 Autoplay<br>https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/disable-autoplay/

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cor-el said

You may have once typed about:config/ with a slash appended. You can use these steps to remove saved items from an autocomplete drop-down list.
  1. click the (empty) input field on the web page to open the drop-down list
  2. highlight an entry in the drop-down list with cursor Down key
    do not click the mouse or press the Enter key
  3. press the Delete key (on Mac: Shift+Delete) to delete the highlighted entry
Note that hovering with the mouse no longer works.

That's the bizarre thing - "about:config" is in the list, but not "about:config/"

Oh ok, I fixed it - I had saved "about:config" as a bookmark, and Firefox was helpfully putting the "/" on the end. I deleted the bookmark (which did NOT have the "/" on it, by the way), and now it doesn't autocomplete.

''cor-el [[#answer-1170815|said]]'' <blockquote> You may have once typed <b>about:config/</b> with a slash appended. You can use these steps to remove saved items from an autocomplete drop-down list. #click the (empty) input field on the web page to open the drop-down list #highlight an entry in the drop-down list with cursor Down key<br>do not click the mouse or press the Enter key #press the Delete key (on Mac: Shift+Delete) to delete the highlighted entry Note that hovering with the mouse no longer works. </blockquote> That's the bizarre thing - "about:config" is in the list, but not "about:config/" Oh ok, I fixed it - I had saved "about:config" as a bookmark, and Firefox was helpfully putting the "/" on the end. I deleted the bookmark (which did NOT have the "/" on it, by the way), and now it doesn't autocomplete.

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Pj said

ChrompSquad said
Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!!

I dunno. Edit it to About:Config and go.

Video Autoplay: See

Autoplay is stopped for videos *with audio* only. I have changed that setting. I want videos *without audio* to not autoplay as well. The old pref did that. The new one does not.

''Pj [[#answer-1170799|said]]'' <blockquote> ''ChrompSquad [[#answer-1170729|said]]'' <blockquote> Also... why does me typing "about:con..." auto complete to "about:config/"? It doesn't work with the trailing slash!! </blockquote> I dunno. Edit it to '''About:Config''' and go. Video Autoplay: See *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1238380#answer-1167225 </blockquote> Autoplay is stopped for videos *with audio* only. I have changed that setting. I want videos *without audio* to not autoplay as well. The old pref did that. The new one does not.

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cor-el said

See also:

That one works, thanks. Edit - nope, some stuff still autoplays on imgur.

Seems really odd that they put in a new pref, which does less than the old one, and that you need an addon to fix it.

''cor-el [[#answer-1170821|said]]'' <blockquote> See also: *Disable HTML5 Autoplay<br>https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/disable-autoplay/ </blockquote> That one works, thanks. Edit - nope, some stuff still autoplays on imgur. Seems really odd that they put in a new pref, which does less than the old one, and that you need an addon to fix it.

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No, for muted videos you can change media.autoplay.allow-muted to false. You don't need an addon.

No, for muted videos you can change ''media.autoplay.allow-muted'' to '''false'''. You don't need an addon.

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TyDraniu said

No, for muted videos you can change media.autoplay.allow-muted to false. You don't need an addon.

Do you know what, this still doesn't work.

https://imgur.com/gallery/8y6sleb for example

''TyDraniu [[#answer-1170854|said]]'' <blockquote> No, for muted videos you can change ''media.autoplay.allow-muted'' to '''false'''. You don't need an addon. </blockquote> Do you know what, this still doesn't work. https://imgur.com/gallery/8y6sleb for example
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Change default to 2 and block-event to true.

Change default to 2 and block-event to true.

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https://imgur.com/gallery/U4dEk72 https://imgur.com/gallery/IdBMCMa Still plays
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This video doesn't play by default for me with the pref set to 1.

This video doesn't play by default for me with the pref set to 1. *media.autoplay.default = 1 *https://imgur.com/gallery/8y6sleb