Firefox will cease supporting net plugins (apart from Flash) by the top of 2016
Horrible browser plugins used to supply prolonged multimedia options for web site, typically at the price of a a lot worse general expertise — fortunately, they are going the best way of the dodo. Chrome lately banished plugins like Java and Silverlight (and made auto-enjoying Flash advertisements disabled by default), and now Firefox is doing the identical. Mozilla simply introduced in a weblog publish that almost all previous-faculty plugins won’t be supported in Firefox by the top of 2016. That is an extended methods away, however it’s nonetheless excellent news.
Naturally, the inconceivable-to-kill Adobe Flash platform is exempted from this doom, however every thing else can be utterly disabled. Mozilla additionally famous that new platforms, just like the sixty four-bit Firefox for Home windows, will launch with out plugin help since they do not need to help a legacy base of customers. Let’s take a second of thanks for requirements like HTML5 making the online a greater place to browse and begin counting down the times till Flash can be a part of Java within the web’s trash pile.