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GOOG TB Popup blocker - what are its crieria?
the world needs a definitive list of what it does block
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msg:3245415
 5:16 pm on Feb 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

A few times this past year I've encountered problems with the Google Toolbar popup blocker blocking user-initiated popups. I'm all for suppressing uninitiated popup and popunder windows, but I don't like a toolbar that blocks windows that the user asked - by clicking - to open.

Is it reasonable to assemble a list of Use Cases where the google toolbar blocks a popup?

examples below are in shorthand to briefly describe the method and trigger, the are not valid syntax

I've noticed:

1)
window.open() triggered by body.onload()

2)
<a href="page.htm" target="_blank" onclick="dosomething()">
** fixed by:
<a href="page.htm" target="_blank" onclick="dosomething();window.open('page.htm');return false;">

3)
<a target="_blank"> when <a> is within <iframe> and <iframe> src is on another domain

please contribute your observations, and perhaps we'll reverse-engineer this thing and figure out what we're not allowed to do.

or... is this info already published anywhere?

 

Quadrille




msg:3245944
 2:42 am on Feb 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

The thread sounds a good idea to me.
but you need to be clear (I'm no techie) if the original problem or the workaround are 'correct code'.

The last thing needed is to solve one problem and create another! :)

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