New Flash Detection Script

At WMW Boston Mike Nott pointed me at FlashObject, which is a Javascript Flash detection and embed script.

It is XHTML compliant and allows you to use flash detection and is probably the best way to do SEO for a flash site. A couple old related posts:

Published: April 24, 2006 by Aaron Wall in seo tips


April 24, 2006 - 5:35am

I'm not sure how "new" this script is, i've known of it for a year now, but it is great nonetheless.

April 24, 2006 - 5:48am

It is new in that it is rarely discussed in SEO circles. Ie: the typical canned answer for Flash stuff in SEO forums and at SEO conferences has yet to include this, as far as I am aware of.

April 24, 2006 - 6:33am

Another excellent flash object detection script can be found here:

April 24, 2006 - 9:02pm

So, it is true? Search engines don't like Flash?

April 24, 2006 - 10:51pm

It is not that they don't like flash, it is that flash does not give them much content to index.

April 27, 2006 - 6:02pm

Not only is it good for SEO, but it also fixes the problems caused by the Newly released IE patch...

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