Major b2evolution and UFO issue

For the past few months I’ve been using Unobtrusive Flash Objects for writing the code required to display Flash in a HTML page. I’ve never had a problem with it until I decided to use it on my own site. The wiki side worked straight away but the blog consistently died in Internet Explorer 6. It worked in Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2 and Opera 9. The loading bar would show stuff was going on although nothing would be displayed and then I would get an “Operation Aborted” popup box. After about an hour of checking my code character by character and googling all the terms I thought would be relevant I found the solution on the UFO home page. If you scroll way down the page there is a Q and A for “How do I prevent Internet Explorer from crashing when a <base> tag is defined?”. That provides the fix. Phew, panic over 😀

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