Plugins.hide infobar for missing plugin

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In Firefox, if media embedded in the page require a plugin that is not currently installed, an information bar is displayed at the top of the page allowing the user to install the required plugin. This preference will hide the information bar even if plugins are missing.

Possible values and their effects


Do not display the missing plugin information bar when a page contains media requiring plugins that are not installed.


Display an information bar for installing required plugins. (Default)

First checked in

2007-10-02 by Daniel Brooks

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (trunk builds since 2007-10-02)

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