VLC web plugin doesn't work on Chrome and how to fix it

So you're trying to use the VLC web plugin and it just doesn't work.

It might be showing a grey box with “Can't load Plugin” and that’s about it.
Here’s the solution:
If you’re on Chrome 42.0.2311.90 m and up (check via hamburger icon -> about Google Chrome), you have something called NPAPI Plugins disabled. VLC is an NPAPI Plugin, so we have to enable it. From the Web Chimera (Better VLC Plugin)

  • While in Chrome, open this URL: chrome://flags/#enable-npapi
  • Enable this: Enable NPAPI Mac, Windows
  • Restart Browser
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