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Google Gears + WP image uploader = Firefox crash?

After a few frustrating days of having the WordPress (flash) file uploader crash Firefox on every attempt, I finally stumbled across a (hopefully short-term) solution: disabling the Firefox Google Gears extension.
Anyone who is running a self-hosted WordPress or WordPress.com blog and has installed Google Gears to enable / use WordPress’ Turbo feature should be aware …




WordPress has gone plaid

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document.getElementById(“player1”).style.display = “”;

var s1 = new SWFObject(“http://boilr.net/wp-content/plugins/flv-embed/flvplayer.swf”,”player1″,”420″,”335″,”7″);
s1.addParam(“wmode”,”transparent”);
s1.addParam(“allowscriptaccess”,”always”);
s1.addParam(“allowfullscreen”,”true”);
s1.addVariable(“height”,”335″);
s1.addVariable(“width”,”420″);
s1.addVariable(“file”,”http://www.boilr.net/wp-content/video/plaid.flv”);
s1.addVariable(“image”,”http://www.boilr.net/wp-content/video/plaid.jpg”);
s1.addVariable(“frontcolor”,”0x0066ff”);
s1.addVariable(“lightcolor”,”0x000066″);
s1.addVariable(“screencolor”,”0xe8e8e8″);
s1.addVariable(“logo”,”http://www.boilr.net/images/logos/o30.png”);
s1.addVariable(“link”,”http://www.boilr.net/wp-content/video/plaid.flv”);
s1.addVariable(“overstretch”,”none”);
s1.addVariable(“showstop”,”true”);
s1.addVariable(“bufferlength”,”7″);
s1.addVariable(“volume”,”50″);
s1.write(“player1″);

Since the last major release (2.6), WordPress now has built-in support for Google Gears.  Once enabled (click “Turbo” in the upper right corner of the dashboard), Gears …