I don’t know regarding the rest of you, yet I’m upset that Facebook will autoplay sound and videos as I scroll through my feed. The social networks titan announced last week that soon, users will have no control over the video clips appearing on their Facebook feeds, they will play instantly whether individuals like it or otherwise. It’s not the most awful thing Facebook could do to its users, yet it still is intensifying. Fortunately, the net has lots of individuals who address issues similar to this. Eloston, as an example, created a handy Chrome expansion called, Disable HTML5 Autoplay.

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Disable HTML5 Autoplay

The expansion does precisely just what it recommends. It allows you block audio as well as videos from playing instantly. As well as the very best component is that it functions not only on Facebook, but throughout every site you check out. The plugin is currently offered for Chrome and also Opera, yet inning accordance with its programmer, it’ll soon pertain to Firefox as well.

How it works

You can check the plugin in addition to the rest of your web browser extensions and also plugins on the upper right-hand man side edge of your web browser. When Disable HTML5 Autoplay identifies as well as avoids a sound or video from auto having fun, it shows a counter on its icon.


Like all points plugins, you can choose sites that you intend to mark as exemptions. Going to the ‘Mode Policy Listing’ section on the plugin and also you can disable the plugin from working in pick sites. These web sites will certainly then play videos as well as sounds automatically.

Nothing new

This expansion has actually been around for over a year. Nonetheless, with Facebook’s most recent news, this extension is getting more traction. Quickly enough, we’ll see a host of various other plugins get in the marketplace to address the same problem.

You a developer?

Well, after that, you must be interested to understand how the expansion services the within. The manufacturer of this extension has open sourced it on Github. You can take an appearance at it here.