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  1. Confluence Cloud
  2. CONFCLOUD-30501

Show placeholder and warning in Widget Connector if embedded material is blocked by browser due to mixed active content

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      Firefox 23 now blocks mixed active content by default, so if an HTTP YouTube link is embedded using the Widget Connector in a Confluence instance that runs over HTTPS, the result is that the widget fails to appear at all. It looks like this when the page is loaded:

      This improvement request is to add a placeholder image with a warning so that the user knows what is happening instead of simply seeing a blank space.

      For users running into this issue, please see this KB for workarounds:
      https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Widget+Connector+not+Displaying+Embedded+Content+when+Using+Firefox+or+Chrome

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              shaffenden Steve Haffenden (Inactive)
              rchang Robert Chang
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