Why recording is blocked on application-based pages + a workaround 🙌
Have you ever opened a new tab to record with the Vidyard browser extension only to find that recording is blocked? You probably encountered a message in the extension that reads:
"Recording Blocked -- Your browser doesn't allow recording on this page, please try a different one."
Why does this happen?
Recording is blocked on some pages in Chrome or Edge (like
chrome://settings) because there are not real webpages; they're part of the Chrome or Edge application.
Application-based pages don't have any code to display, so Vidyard can't run the code on these pages that allows you to record videos.
Start your recording on any URL-based page: