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Firefox asks me to redirect on Webmasterworld every time
Firefox needs permission everytime...
grallis




msg:3759961
 8:12 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hello everyone. Hoping someone can help me out here, as I've looked but can't find an answer(probably overlooking something easy).

Every time I reply to a post in webmasterworld.com, it takes you to a page where it says you will be redirected. However, Firefox does not redirect me, instead I get a popup that needs my permission to redirect each and every time I post. This does not happen on any of my other installation of Firefox.

Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks in advance :)

 

g1smd




msg:3759996
 8:40 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Is it treating it as a pop-up, that you need to specifically allow?

grallis




msg:3760020
 9:09 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Very similar. The same bar shows at the top of the page, labelled by text that says something to the effect of This site is trying to redirect you ...yada yada with a button that says Allow.

grallis




msg:3760021
 9:09 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Actually it says, "Firefox prevented this site from redirecting you to another page"

dbcooper




msg:3760028
 9:24 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

> Actually it says, "Firefox prevented this site from redirecting you to another page"

That would be FF3. I get it on several sites but only while using FF3.

Yeah, it's a nuisance and I can't find a setting in preferences to stop it.

grallis




msg:3760032
 9:33 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

That's strange b\c on my other two computers, FF3 doesn't do that.

Little_G




msg:3760035
 9:41 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Try, Firefox Support Forum. [support.mozilla.com]

Andrew

Quadrille




msg:3760061
 10:34 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

From that forum:

cor-el wrote
Tools > Options > Advanced : General:
"Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page"

grallis




msg:3760084
 11:04 pm on Oct 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

Thanks you for you help everyone. I must have unchecked it on my other computers, then somehow forgotten and not been able to find it or recognize it this time around. Thanks very much :)

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