Very cool. This does bring up one small question, however... search engine
I assume that it would be preferred to make the first page as light as
possible; maybe just with the words "Detecting Flash..." and the link to the
non-Flash version. I assume this would most certainly hinder search engines
from re-indexing this page (since their site is already in several search
From: Walter Lee Davis [mailto:email@hidden]
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 1:22 PM
To: Lotsa Cabo
Cc: (Group) Web Development
Subject: Re: Detecting Flash
The best way I have found is to create a tiny two frame Flash movie, the
second frame of which contains a redirect to a new url. Place that on a page
which also contains a META REFRESH to a third URL. The sequence of events is
A person comes to your detect page. If they have flash, it loads this tiny
movie, which redirects them to the flash site.
If they don't have flash, the META REFRESH redirects them to your non-flash
site. There should also be a text link on that page linked to the non-flash
site, both for your Google-type visitors, and for those who really can't
figure out where they want to go.
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