Safari phases out Flash - update your Web solution now

2017-02-14 09:48:33 UTC

With the introduction of the Safari 10 browser for Macs, Flash is no longer per default supported. This means that if you are using the Visiolink Flash solution to display your publications on web, you should upgrade to the new HTML Desktop solution. This will guarantee your readers the best possible experience when reading your publication. Please contact Visiolink to start the upgrade process.

What happens if users opens a publication in Safari 10?

Readers opening a publication after having upgraded to Safari 10 will get redirected to the Device Fallback solution - a very simple e-reader optimized for mobile device usage. Here a popup will hint how to install the Flash plug-in and activate it.

It will look like this:

 

If you instead of the Device Fallback solution have implemented a "No Flash"-page, you must guide your users how to install and activate Flash by following these steps:

  1. Install the Flash plugin from this link: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  2. When installed, activate the plugin by going to Preferences -> Security -> Plug-in Settings
  3. Allow the usage of Flash by switching to ON in the settings for your domain:

 

 

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