When you’re considering the design of your website, always put yourself in the website visitor’s shoes. Not all website visitors have fast internet connection. Not all of them will be viewing your website from flash-compatible gadgets. While flash videos give websites an “edge” because they look more modern and are, without a doubt, fancier, flash videos can take forever to load.
A few years ago, there was a wide influx of flash videos installed to small business websites. It was a trend, and as all trends went, they impressed some people and annoyed others. Eventually, the novelty of flash videos wore off. Gadgets like the iPhone and the iPad were developed, and unfortunately, they couldn’t play flash videos. Internet connection in other countries weren’t stable enough to download flash videos speedily, and flash introduction turned off more people than they attracted. […]