Disclaimer Script


I am building a Website for a Bank and they want a Disclaimer POP-UP to open everytime you click on a link that leaves their domain. examle" You are now leaving the First Bank Website First Bank is not responble for content provided by linked sites."
There site is going to have dozens of links to off site news,weather,stock market info, ect. I am in great need of some help coming up with a script in asp, cgi, javascript. I have tried my self but the popup comes up for internal links as well.

Thanks for help


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can't you use the "onclick" event for the link, like this:

<a href="stockmarketsite" onclick="return showDisclaimer()">stock</a>

In the header, use a javascript:

   function showDisclaimer
        // show the pop-up window here. use a modal form so the user has to click it away before going on
        return true

I'm not sure about the exact syntax but you'll understand what I mean. You can even put the redirect itself in the javascript function, like this:

    //show popup
    window.location = "www.stockmarketsitestuff.com"

similar to what Wim had said ... i use this for every external link on my intranet ...

<a href="javascript:externalLink('http://www.somesite.com');">
technically it should be
<a href="#" onclick="externalLink('http://www.somesite.com');">

but anyways ... the js code is just this
<script type="text/javascript">

function externalLink(lnk) {
  var popU;

  if (confirm(lnk+'\n\nDo you want to view this page?\nIt is outside of the intranet, so this only works if you have internet access.')) {
    popU = window.open(lnk,'_blank');
    if (!popU) {
      alert('Link was blocked.');
How about this...

function checkLink(x){
      y = new String(x)
      z = /firstbank.com/gi;
      zPos = y.search(z)
            return true
            if(confirm("You are now leaving the First Bank Website First Bank is not responble for content provided by linked sites.")){
                  return true
                  return false
<A HREF="http://www.firstbank.com/" onClick="return checkLink(this.href)">Internal Link</A><BR>
<A HREF="http://www.firstbank.com/property.asp" onClick="return checkLink(this.href)">Internal Link</A><BR>
<A HREF="http://www.sipc.org/" onClick="return checkLink(this.href)">External Link</A>

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just to fix my typo ... where I said it should be: (this is what it really should be)
<a href="#" onclick="externalLink('http://www.somesite.com');return false;">
edperksAuthor Commented:
Thanks cb1393 ,

Thats exactly what I was looking for!!

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