Home > Not Working > Window.unload Not Working In Firefox

Window.unload Not Working In Firefox


Comment 26 Tim McCormack 2011-08-23 09:42:03 PDT I suggest adding an about:config parameter called "user.drools_on_self", set to true initially. Sign up now Thanks! Would the Ancient One have defended the Earth from a Chitauri invasion in the Avengers absence? The event handler works fine; what > you can't do is open an alert from it! have a peek at this web-site

Does anybody know how to make a patch or where in the code we would have to edit? Are there any documented instances where users have been confused by misleading text, since adopting the new button labels? As far as I can tell, no previous HTML or DOM Events standard mentions beforeunload (just unload), so I think it falls in the category of "de-facto stuff provided by most var i = setInterval(function(){ console.log("I will be invoked every second indefinitely"); }, 1000); ... http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14645011/window-onbeforeunload-and-window-onunload-is-not-working-in-firefox-safari-o

Window.onbeforeunload Not Working In Chrome

return false2window.onunload only fires when a tab is closed in firefox, not the entire browser4Access global event object in Firefox56window.onbeforeunload and window.onunload is not working in Firefox , Safari , Opera?0window.onunload I think the autosave plugin is the best way for you to go in this situation. Learn from the classics in the field and the better advanced textbooks; don't be satisfied with the easily digested "how to" guides and online documentation - it's shallow.-- Bjarne StroustrupHe that We're back to "This web page is trying to ask you something - [ok] [cancel]".

  1. The document is still visible and the event is still cancelable.
  2. Conversion rate goes down on sites which don't offer the facility to 'checkout without registering' I use(d) the message to politely inform customers that they should use the on-page buttons unless
  3. onMouseOver and onClick are working fine for me and do create alerts.
  4. The issue here is that a pointless UI change has been introduced (yes, pointless - the reasoning behind it was incorrect), and broken a bunch of stuff on the web.
  5. So I used the window.onbeforeunload for confirmation alert and window.onunload for logout().
  6. About MDN Terms Privacy Cookies Contribute to the code Other languages: English (US) (en-US) Español (es) Français (fr) Português (do Brasil) (pt-BR) Русский (ru) 中文 (简体) (zh-CN) Go [email protected] NewAccount | Log
  7. This concludes this test of our sanity -- we will now return to our regular programming.
  8. Thankfully, for our application, I'm one of the few people who will have to deal with this - we have already moved our users to Chrome.

The point is, we already had the functionality we needed. It's not fixed yet I am very disappointed by Firefox Comment 16 Ivan Pozdeev 2016-05-22 07:29:26 PDT Invalid. I got the solution for onunload in firefox by changing the asynchronous in to synchronous call request. Window.onbeforeunload Custom Dialog Instead, Firefox displays the string "This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave - data you have entered may not be saved." See bug 588292.

Your disagreement with the reasoning seems quite clear. Window.onbeforeunload Example How you can help.   The WindowEventHandlers.onbeforeunload event handler property contains the code executed when the beforeunload is sent. If a Drow Druid uses Wild Shape to turn into a Spider, what is the range of their Darkvision? http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9385778/window-unload-is-not-firing javascript jquery javascript-events share|improve this question edited Jul 26 '13 at 12:38 asked Feb 4 '13 at 9:06 Human Being 3,2741461108 1 api.jquery.com/unload –frenchie Feb 4 '13 at 9:11 2

JavaScript Fergal 2013-03-30 18:27:07 UTC #1 The code below is not working for me in Chrome or FireFox. What I expected the code to do is, create an Window Onbeforeunload Angularjs Comment 38 KULOW 2011-08-26 15:34:01 PDT I think we should not discuss how we can make workarounds (as we had to do it for IE). Recommendation   Browser compatibility Desktop Mobile Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit) Basic support 1.0 1 4 12 3 Custom text support removed 51.0 44.0 (44.0)   38 xmlhttp.open("POST","LogoutAction",false); It works well for all browsers except Opera.

Window.onbeforeunload Example

Comment 46 Josh Triplett 2011-09-18 13:23:07 PDT (In reply to Adrian from comment #45) > What about allowing only HTTPS pages to specify a custom message? Please consult the responses in that bug for more information. Window.onbeforeunload Not Working In Chrome I want to display a message if a user navigates away from a page and has missed a question. Window Addeventlistener Beforeunload Sometimes multiple times.

Please, please consider allowing custom text again - the method suggested by Jason Mobley covers the security angle while still allowing a sensible message to be displayed to the user. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/not-working/window-opener-not-working-in-firefox.html Since 25 May 2011, the HTML5 specification states that calls to window.alert(), window.confirm(), and window.prompt() methods may be ignored during this event. Yes, that's the better way to do things. I am using "body onunload" which works fine in IE8, but doesn't work at all in Firefox or Chrome.None of the other solutions I have found seem to work for Firefox Window.onbeforeunload Custom Message

If you do know the UI, this is irrelevant. Window opens correctly. > but when I close the window using onbeforeunload(), the method that I intend > to execute underneath doesn't fire. > This above problem is not faced when but when I close the window using onbeforeunload(), the method that I intend to execute underneath doesn't fire. Source Edited by Ezio, 04 September 2013 - 04:59 AM. " I don't want to achieve immortality through not dying, I want it to achieve through my work. " Back to top

Syntax window.onunload = funcRef; funcRef is a reference to a function. Window.onbeforeunload = Function() I think that the current buttons solve the original issue, and allowing custom text will not impact on that solution. Thank you.

Languages:HTML/CSS, JS, PHP/MySQL, XML, bash, SVN/Git, Java, Python Posted 04 September 2013 - 02:55 PM maybe they were working on a form that required you to store information in a cookie.

More to the point, neither the change nor reverting it is something that will occur simply because a pile of people repeat the same arguments, on either side. See, for example, bug 588292 comment 37 (from a member of the Firefox UX team). In the original example, `alert()` is ignored in unload handler as per https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Events/unload . Window.onbeforeunload Not Working In Ie The `beforeunload` issue from comment14 is irrelevant to this ticket.

Workaround to tell your unhappy clients: Don't upgrade your Firefox, or use Chrome or IE which has the expected behavior. Comment 71 Ryan P 2012-04-09 14:55:20 PDT Why is this just sitting here in limbo? Regardless, I'm just gonna keep coding as if this functionality worked as expected, as it does in other major browsers. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/not-working/window-unload-not-working-in-safari.html works in IE?4Mozilla firefox not working with window.onbeforeunload0Firefox:4.0 window.onbeforeunload works when closing tab but not on closing the complete window Hot Network Questions How can an employee kindly decline to participate

Call member function template parameter on shared_ptr Unable to change publishing settings as admin Lucene analytics index constantly loads HDD Mountainering with 6 y.o. Click Cancel to leave." reverse logic stuff. If you don't know the UI of something you're stepping someone through over the phone, you're always going to get headaches.