Swfobject is only the messenger
In my previous post I thought that swfobject was causing the wmode=transparent problem in IE. However, I was wrong. Folkert told me that swfobject only passes the parameter to the Flash Player, swfobject is only the messenger. Instead of wmode=transparent I also tried wmode=opaque as Jorrit suggested, but it didn’t make a difference. I set up three wmode sample pages to test the issue: ...
Flash trouble caused by SWFObject
Installing Apache2 & PHP5 on OS X
I found this great tutorial on how to install Apache2 and PHP5 on OSX. Thanks a lot Maccius! By the way, if you just want to use the Apache and PHP versions that come with OSX, read this post.