How To: File Upload Progress Bar. No Flash. No PHP addons.

Upload progressbars are pretty common on the web these days, they add a touch of feedback to the long and mysterious process of uploading a file to a website. Unfortunately, the most common methods for doing so involve flash or baring that PHP addons that require a recompiling.

In this post I’m going to talk about creating an upload progress bar without the need for a clunky flash object. I’m going to do it with PHP, jQueryUI and a gracefully-degrading framework-independent¬†library.

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WhyFireFoxIsBlocked is wrong! Adblock Plus is 100% Detectable!

whyfirefoxisblocked.com does not know what they’re talking about. Ad Block Plus is 100% lame and 100% detectable.

The following code detects ad block plus:

index.html:
<script language="javascript"> var disabled = false; </script>
<script src="something.js?thisistotrickyou=http://a.as-us.falkag.net/...
dat/njf/41/domain.com/ros_pop_tag.js"></script>
<script language="javascript">
if(!disabled){
// DO SOMETHING HERE, like a redirect
alert("You Are Using Ad Block Plus or some other blocking software! Please don\'t, our site operates on ad revenue."); }
</script>

something.js:
disabled = true;

Proof of concept