Tech Tip 010 – Stop videos from playing automatically on webpages

If you’re tired of always having to stop videos from playing automatically when you visit a website (I’m looking at you, go to the Google Chrome Webstore and search for “Disable HTML5 Autoplay” or click here. It’s a free extension, and does what it says: stops videos from playing automatically.


Avoid the unexpected barrage of sound blasting through your computer speakers when you aren’t expecting it.

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