Back to Today's Deal

No autoplay videos/twitch feeds please


#34

I do watch the videos… when I’m ready!


#35

Exactly what we’re probably going to do. :slight_smile:


#36

Why not a little gift animation like the one you have (or used to) for the items on the store? id still be a big file, but nothing compared to a video stream.


#37

Another autplaying twitch stream again today.
Problem solved, I’ve just blocked the Twitch box with ublock origin. It’s so simple I should have thought of it earlier :smiley:

Why not make the game trailer the default selection?
image


#38

Part of the attraction for our partners is the views from the streams, but totally understand the downside for folks with metered internet. We’re actively working on a solution for this so everyone is happy. :slight_smile:


#39

Hello, Is it possible to disable the autoplay livestream from the homepage?
I forgot the page had it and found my internet usage cap decimated when i realised…


#40

How’s this coming on? The stream today ate a bunch of my mobile data, it makes me not want to check the deal when I’m on mobile :frowning:


#41

Hmm, autoplay should be disabled on mobile devices. Could you let me know what device/OS/browser you’re using?


#42

thanks for making a topic about this. I dislike it as well when it autoplays streams/videos. “hey guys x here, don’t forget to subscribe”


#43

what i dislike about the autoplay now is that it’s muted, so u don’t even realize there’s a stream open to begin with, and what if u happen to leave that page open…


#44

Moto G5
Android 7.0
Chrome 68.0.3440.91


#45

Thanks, we’ll look into this.


#46

Didn’t reproduce with today’s deal


#47

We just pushed out an update and are working on another to solve this for good.


#48

Nice


#49

Good! :+1:t2:Because I was worried about that when i go camping as I use my tablet to get my coins daily.


#50

Until there’s a proper solution to the autoplay problem, you can stop embedded Twitch streams from loading by blocking https://embed.twitch.tv/* in your adblocker of choice.


#51

I blocked it like this in uBlock Origin, it removes the whole part with livestreams and trailers.

! 19.08.2018, 18:07:57 https://www.chrono.gg/
||embed.twitch.tv/?autoplay=true&channel=mithrie&layout=video-with-chat&theme=dark&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chrono.gg%2F$subdocument

! 19.08.2018, 18:07:57 https://www.chrono.gg/
||embed.twitch.tv/

! 19.08.2018, 18:08:15 https://www.chrono.gg/
www.chrono.gg##.video-content

! 19.08.2018, 18:08:26 https://www.chrono.gg/
www.chrono.gg##.selected

! 19.08.2018, 18:08:42 https://www.chrono.gg/
www.chrono.gg##.video-container

! 19.08.2018, 18:09:16 https://www.chrono.gg/
www.chrono.gg##div.wrapper–lightbg:nth-of-type(5)

This is the result:


#52

Just happened again with one of the charity Streamers
But I can’t get it to reliably reproduce.


#53

We have a full fix for this in testing now, sorry about that!