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Customize skinning flash video player for web
Customize flash video player in the easiest way

Hide Full-screen Icon

PlayerDIY Web Player has the capability of making web player it generates gets full-screen functionality and, in default gets the functionality, and has a full-screen icon shown on control bar.

However, if don’t want your web player has the functionality of full-screen, there are four ways you might try: 1. Choosing a player skin which has no full-screen icon on control bar from the skin list; 2. Using your own-made player skin which has no full-screen icon (The example about how to make your own-made player skin work with PlayerDIY Web Player); 3. Hiding full-screen icon via setting on PlayerDIY Web Player. 4. Inserting a line of flashvars code into the embed code of the player which generated in default.

The demo without full-screen icon on control bar:

Here, the following examples will show you how to hide full-screen icon via setting on PlayerDIY Web Player and via flashvars code.


  • PlayerDIY Web Player
  • Flashvars Code

Hiding full-screen icon via setting on PlayerDIY Web Player is very simple: All you need to do is checking the “Hide fullscreen button” option on the following interface.

With flashvars code to hide the full-screen icon, the embed code would be as below:

<script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>
<div id="flashcontent" align="center"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
var so = new SWFObject('mwplayer.swf','player','500','450','9');

The line of the red code is the flashvars code for hiding the full-screen icon. Get more information about flashvars code.